Canals & intimate rivers
17,61 Km
1 h 10 min
I cycle often
Bourbon-Lancy / Cronat
Bourbon-Lancy
Cronat
This cycling stage in Burgundy meanders through gentle hills looking down on the Loire. Traditional farms are dotted around, with white Charolais cows grazing in the pastures. You also get views to the Bourbonnais mountains in the distance. This stage is for experienced cyclists, although it doesn’t present any major difficulties.
197.02 m 204.38 m

Route

Along quiet, signposted country roads. Note that there are few shops en route, so stock up on food and drink before setting out.

 

Railway station - SNCF

No train on this stage. Nearest stations : Gilly-sur-Loire and Decize

 

Don’t miss

Bourbon-Lancy : an historic thermal spa town set in traditional Burgundian countryside; a medieval quarter boasting a drawbridge, half-timbered houses, a 10th-century church, a clocktower and many flowers; Le Breuil Lake; the casino. Many events too.
Cronat: a village looking down on the Loire Valley. Only one or two shops and services available here.

 

Markets

Bourbon-Lancy : Saturday morning

 

Tourist Information centre

Bourbon-Lancy: +33(0)3 85 89 18 27

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