The Canal Latéral à la Loire towpath is being turned into a greenway between Decize and Nevers. If you have a tough hybrid bike, it is possible even now to follow the unsurfaced towpath, running unbroken from Decize to Nevers.
Railway station - SNCF
TER (local services) Bourgogne Dijon > Decize > Nevers.
Decize: a pretty mariners’ town centred around a rocky island at the junction of the Loire and the Canal du Nivernais. Historic quarters, St Aré Church and covered market. River activities include trips on a traditional gabare Loire boat.
Decize : Friday morning
Tourist Information Centre
Decize : +33(0)3 86 25 27 23