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Fleurville/Pont-de-Vaux / Mâcon La Voie Bleue - Moselle-Saône à vélo

Monuments & Heritage, Nature, Vineyards
18,08 Km
2 h 00 min
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Fleurville/Pont-de-Vaux
Mâcon
On this stage you cruise along the foot of the Mâconnais area’s vineyards right up to the centre of Mâcon town. Dotted with charming villages, each built around a Romanesque church, this stage of La Voie Bleue really hugs the river. Mâcon town offers a fine blend of culture and heritage, plus lively terraces overseen by colourful facades, with fine restaurants and wines to sample… there are many discoveries to savour here!
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The route

The route is well laid out and signposted ‘Voie Bleue’ all the way along from Fleurville to Mâcon. Virtually the whole of this stage is along a tarmacked towpath beside the Saône (except where you have to cycle around Mâcon’s river port). In addition, at the level of Montbellet, there’s a stretch of 1.4km along a firm track as you pass by an area of collection wells for drinking water.

SNCF (French national railways network)

TER line Dijon <> Mâcon <> Lyon Ligne TGV Macon-Loché

Don't miss

Good plan: the free application VOIE VERTE 71 to discover the natural and cultural heritage along the Voie Bleue, between Chalon-sur-Saône and Mâcon (21 stages).

  • Fleurville: the lake, hotel-restaurant Le Château de Fleurville. The former Café de la Marine on the banks of the Saône, made famous by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the author of The Little Prince, who liked to go there to meet his friend Léon Werth.
  • Mâcon: "le tracé de la plume" walking trail, the Hôtel de Senecé (18th century), the apothecary of the hôtel-Dieu, the church of Saint-Pierre, the cathedral of Saint-Vincent, the archaeological site of St-Clement, the Ursulines museum. The Maison de Bois, the oldest house in Mâcon, built between 1490 and 1510. The Route Lamartine circuit in the footsteps of the poet.

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