Canals & intimate rivers
12,24 Km
49 min
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This EuroVelo 6 stage through Franche-Comté allows you to discover a bucolic section of the Doubs Valley stretching below Chaux Forest. An additional section of cycle path allows you to reach the splendid nearby Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This stage is easy and accessible to all.

Elevation of the stage

48 m 40 m

Waytypes of the stage

By road: 2,18 km Cycle path: 10,06 km

Surface of the stage

Lisse: 12,24 km


Greenway along a canal, with a stretch by road between Ranchot and Orchamps.

Additional section

From Ranchot to Arc-et-Senans, take the cycle path beside the D 31 road (15 km). It’s possible to continue on to the historic town of Dole and rejoin EuroVelo 6 there, following little roads along the Loue Valley.

Train station - Sncf 

St-Vit, Ranchot and Orchamps stations
TER (local services) Dijon > Dole > Besançon (1 train per day during the day).

Tourist Information centre

Dole : +33 (0)3 84 72 11 22
Arc-et-Senans : +33 (0)3 81 57 43 21

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