Old railway, In the vineyards
19,69 Km
1 h 08 min
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19,69 km cycling route from Cormatin to Buxy

Taking you to the elegant Renaissance château at Cormatin, this stage on the greenways of Southern Burgundy continues on the trail of the disused railway line meandering along below the vine-covered Côte Chalonnaise slopes. There are hundreds of heritage delights to discover in the unspoilt villages and medieval churches dotted around.

Elevation of the stage

41 m 75 m

Waytypes of the stage

Cycle path: 19,69 km

Surface of the stage

Inconnu: 19,69 km

Route details

Along an 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

Don’t miss

Buxy: the fortified village - Musée du Vigneron (wine museum) – wine cellars open to visitors - St-Gengoux-le-National: the medieval village – lovely village houses and the 12th-century church – Cormatin: you can visit the sumptuous château and its gardens April to November, tel 03 85 50 16 55 – theatre festival, July to August - Musée du Poilu (museum dedicated to WW1 soldiers).


Buxy: Thursday mornings
St-Gengoux-le-National: the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month

Tourist information

Buxy: tel 03 85 92 00 16

Accommodation on the stage

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