Cluny / Cormatin Southern Burgundy by bike : Chalon-sur-Saône / Mâcon
Waytypes of the stage
Unbroken greenway making for easy cycling.
There are several further well-signposted cycling circuits to explore around the greenway. Look at the maps available on the spot or pick up the free map, Voies Vertes & Cyclotourisme, published by Bourgogne du Sud Tourisme (the Southern Burgundy Tourist Board).
SNCF train services
There are no train stations that serve the greenway directly but the Southern Burgundy county bus service, Transdev Rapides de Saône et Loire, has some spaces for bikes on line n° 7 Chalon > Cluny > Mâcon – for further details, tel 0800 071 710
Cormatin: the sumptuous château and its gardens are open to the public April to November, tel 03 85 50 16 55 – theatre festival July and August - Musée du Poilu (museum dedicated to WW1 soldiers) - Taizé: the internationally-known ecumenical Christian community – the tiny Romanesque church – Cluny: the remnants of the great medieval abbey – lovely houses - Musée d’Art et d’Archéologie (art and archaeology museum) – national stud farm – music festival, Les Grandes Heures de Cluny, July and August.
Cluny: Saturday mornings
Cluny: tel 03 85 59 05 34