Gien / Sully-sur-Loire La Loire à Vélo - Loire Valley by bike
Elevation of the stage
Waytypes of the stage
Surface of the stage
Following the Loire’s south bank from Gien, at St-Gondon, take the direction indicated « St-Florent », via the D 54 road. After Lion-en-Sullias, get onto the raised Loire-side levée up to Sully-sur-Loire. Be aware of motorized traffic along this stage.
Railway station - SNCF
Gien train station. On the Intercité line serving Paris > > Cosne > Nevers, with spaces for bikes, but you must reserve in advance.
Gien: its historic stone bridge; its grand brick château, housing a fine hunting museum; the Gien pottery
St-Gondon: an ancient village with many historic vestiges: a feudal castle with its ramparts; a Romanesque church; the St Gondon fountain; an old washhouse ; a neolithic menhir
Sully-sur-Loire: a charming little riverside town, with its medieval-to-classical moated castle, its collegiate church and St Germain Church, which long served the Loire mariners here.
- Gien : Wednesday and Saturday morning
- Sully-sur-Loire : Monday afternoon
Tourist Information Centre
- Gien : +33(0)2 38 67 25 28
- Sully-sur-Loire : +33(0)2 38 36 23 70