Marseilles-lès-Aubigny / La Chapelle-Montlinard / La Charité-sur-Loire La Loire à Vélo - Loire Valley by bike
Elevation of the stage
Waytypes of the stage
Surface of the stage
As you exit the village of Marseilles-lès-Aubigny, the route leaves the D 45 road. You get onto the raised levée with a dedicated cycle track up to the bridge at La Charité-sur-Loire – take care crossing this bridge.
You can cycle beside the Canal Latéral à la Loire between the villages of Beffes and Argenvières.
Railway station - SNCF
Pouilly-sur-Loire train stop (north of La Charité). Get to the platform for trains north to Orléans via Avenue de la Gare. For trains south to Nevers, use Chemin des Péchignolles. All Burgundy’s TER regional trains accept bikes, but spaces are limited. Intercités trains run Paris > Cosne > Nevers and have spaces for bikes, but you must reserve these in advance.
La Charité-sur-Loire: an enchanting old town with an historic bridge over the Loire; the magnificent Notre-Dame Basilica, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; numerous literary festivals; the bookshops quarter; the museum.
Herry: St Loup Church; Gallo-Roman vestiges; its stretch of the Canal Latéral à la Loire
Pouilly-sur-Loire : Friday morning
Tourist Information Centre
Pouilly-sur-Loire : +33 (0)3 86 39 54 54