Canals & intimate rivers
17,87 Km
1 h 11 min
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17,87 km cycling route from Migennes to St-Florentin

The route is provisional on this stage of the Canal de Bourgogne à Vélo. It starts north of Auxerre at Vieux Migennes, where a church known as ‘the Railwaymen’s Lourdes’ watches over a major rail junction. The port at Migennes, where the Yonne River is joined by the Canal de Bourgogne, is the starting point into the Burgundian hills.

Elevation of the stage

1 m 19 m

Waytypes of the stage

Cycle path: 17,03 km By road: 0,81 km Inconnu: 0,03 km

Surface of the stage

Inconnu: 17,87 km

Route details

From the centre of Migennes-town, take a provisional, unofficial stretch along the canal towpath – there are plans to lay it out properly. For now, you need good bicycle tyres and a mountain bike or hybrid bike for this part of the route.

SNCF train services

Train stations at Migennes and Saint-Florentin.
TER regional line Dijon > Saint-Florentin > Migennes (c. 12 trains per day)
TER regional line Paris > Auxerre > Clamecy > Corbigny (c. 5 trains per day).
Using Migennes train station, there are many trains to and from Paris daily.

Don't miss

Migennes: the Gallo-Roman mosaic - Vieux Migennes – Christ-the-King Church, known as ‘The Railwaymen’s Lourdes’ – Brienon-sur-Armançon: the historic fortified town – the collegiate Church of Saint-Loup - Saint-Florentin: the small but lively river port – the large former merchants’ square – the museum on the Florentinois area.


Migennes: Thursday mornings
Brienon: Friday mornings and the 2nd Sunday morning in each month

Link routes and alternatives to this stage

This stage includes 1 liaison (purple on the map)
Liaison 1
GPX track

Accommodation on the stage

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