Walking, horse-riding, cycling
As far as outdoors activities are concerned, Burgundy
possibilities, especially in the Morvan area.
Walkers have 3800 miles of paths at their disposal which give
opportunity to discover various aspects of the region (nature,
history, architecture) and meet the people who live in the
Rambling in the Morvan, Uchon
Horse-riding is also very popular in Burgundy and numerous
tours are organized by several companies.
Biking is probably one of the best ways to see the
countryside, either on the
small roads through the vineyards, on the Voie Verte or on
tracks in the Morvan where mountain-bikers will have a ball.
La Voie Verte (Green Way)
The chance to cycle, roller-skate or quite simply walk
along a safe track mercifully free of motor traffic –
isn’t that we dream of for our holidays or outings?
Cycling along the "Voie Verte" in Burgundy
From Givry to Cluny (44 km), from Saint-léger-sur-Dheune to
Chalon-sur-Saône (31 km), from Cluny to Charnay-les-Mâcon (21 km) or from Digoin to Paray-le-Monial (17 km)
the Voie Verte (green way) snakes through various
landscapes, picturesque villages and vineyards.
can take a separate trail along the Voie Verte, from the Cluny
equestrian centre to Santenay.
The “Tour de
Bourgogne à vélo ®”
This ambitious project of 800 km of
paths is designed to open up the whole
of Burgundy to mountain bike
enthusiasts and indeed all cyclists. When
completed, this itinerary should join up the towpaths of the Nivernais Canal,
the Yonne, the Bugundy Canal, the Canal
du Centre and the Saône.
Some of the
towpaths are already opened : 120 km
from Beaune to Mâcon, 190 km along
the Nivernais Canal from Decize to
Clamecy and Auxerre and 180 km
along the Burgundy Canal, from
Tonnerre to Dijon.
So, why don’t you
take your bike and, from picturesque
villages to famous vineyards, enjoy
landscapes of exceptional charm!
France Regions Burgundy