23,40 km cycling route from Montreux-Jeune to Montbéliard
Elevation of the stage
Waytypes of the stage
Surface of the stage
This stage is entirely along a canal-side greenway. Take care entering Montbéliard, where the route is still being laid out, and crossing the bridge over the railway lines towards the town centre.
At Brognard Lock, you can join a cycle path beside the Canal de la Haute-Saône up to Danjoutin, just south of Belfort. A path is then signposted into the town centre via Promenade F. Mitterrand. Numerous trains link Belfort and Montbéliard (15 mins travel time).
Train station - SNCF
Montreux-Château and Montbéliard stations
TER (local services) Mulhouse > Belfort > Montbéliard (8 trains per day).
Brebotte: museum of crafts and traditions
Froidefontaine: historic village with a Romanesque church
Bourogne: an interesting village with a multimedia arts centre
Brognard: for its pretty lock and a canal-bridge at the junction of its canals
Montbéliard: the historic town centre; the castle of the Dukes of Wurtenberg; the museum; Prés-la-Rose Park
Belfort: the exceptional historic centre; St Christopher’s Cathedral; the Vauban Citadel, plus the giant carved lion by Bartholdi (creator of New York’s Statue of Liberty); interesting museums; Les Forges outdoor watersports centre.
Montbéliard : Wednesday and Saturday morning
Belfort : Wednesday, Saturday ans Sunday morning
Tourism Information Centre
Montbéliard : +33 (0)3 81 94 45 60
Belfort : +33 (0)3 84 55 90 90