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Tonnerre / Ancy-le-Franc Le Tour de Bourgogne by bike

Canals & intimate rivers, Castles & Monuments
29,81 Km
1 h 59 min
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Tonnerre
Ancy-le-Franc
This Burgundy Canal by Bike stage is along a greenway meandering around the limestone plateaux of the Tonnerrois area from which so much of Burgundy’s celebrated white stone was quarried. From Tanlay on, follow a wilder stretch of valley. From here, the route is dotted with abbeys, elegant villages and Renaissance castles, that at Ancy-le-Franc the finest.
128.41 m 167.13 m

Route details

A new greenway has been laid out between Tonnerre and Tanlay. However, the stretch along the canal towpath is provisional and unofficial, although it should be set out properly at a later date.

SNCF train services

TER regional line Dijon > Tonnerre > Migennes (c. 12 trains per day).

Don't miss

Tonnerre: a charming little town that makes a lovely stop-over – the major medieval hospital –  the beautiful Fosse Dionne Spring - Tanlay: the guinguette (waterside summer inn) at the port – the remarkable château - Ancy-le-Libre: church, washhouse and fountain – Lézinnes: the little port - Pacy-sur-Armançon: Saint-Georges Chapel – washhouse - Argenteuil-sur-Armançon: 19th-century château - Ancy-le-Franc: the Renaissance château with its remarkable paintings, with visits possible April to November, tel: 03 86 75 14 63 – ceramics museum.

Markets

Tonnerre: Wednesday and Saturday mornings
Ancy-le-Franc: Thursday mornings

The best cycling holiday breaks

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