randoverte

40 km / 266 m D+

Sunday 16 August 2020
Start : 9:30AM

Rando verte : a cycling tour along the Nivernais canal

Discover the charm of the canal by bike by taking the greenway (old towpath) along the canal, between Marigny/Yonne and Baye.

Discover the Nivernais canal by bike

You will largely ride on the greenway traced along the Nivernais canal. This greenway leans entirely on the towpath of Nivernais canal from the watershed towards the Seine and the Loire. During the cycling tour you will discover in Chitry-les-Mines: the old lead and silver mines, the statue of Jules Renard, the 17th century castle in La Chaise, the old floating port, the Yonne water intake - in Sardy-les-Epiry: the scale of the 16 locks - in La Collancelle: the famous vaults with three tunnels, the highest point of the canal, watershed between Seine and Loire - in Bazolles: ponds of Baye and Vaux, nautical leisure base.

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You will discover a part of the Nivernais canal between Marigny sur Yonne and Baye.

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