Canals & intimate rivers
17,87 Km
1 h 11 min
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Migennes
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.
78.8 m 94.56 m

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.

Markets

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

They did it!

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Mountain bike itinerary
Provisional itinerary