The area offers 7 hiking trails marked out, accessible to all hikers, which permits to discover the local wealth.
Download the trails by clicking on the links below :
- "Le Circuit des Longs Journaux" around Binges
- "L'Estivalienne" around Etevaux,
- "Le Circuit de la Source" around Cirey-les Pontailler,
- "Le Circuit du Bois Charmant" around Tellecey,
- "Le Circuit des Ecluses" between Pontailler-sur-Saône and Heuilley-sur-Saône,
- "Eau, Monument et Forêt", around Talmay,
- "Le Circuit du Nacey" near Soissons-sur-Nacey.
You also can get them at the Tourist Office.
Pontailler-sur-Saône has several cycling routes :
- "La Voie Bleue" along the Saône River
- "La Voie Verte" along the Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne
- "La liaison Dijon-la Saône" to join Dijon.
Bike rental at the Tourist Office :
Deposit : 200€
Court hire rate : 5€ per hour (reservation to the Tourist Office)
Discover fauna and flora departing from Heuilley-sur-Saône, canoeing on the rivers Saône and Ognon.
Registration to the Tourist Office +33(0)3 80 47 84 42 or to Maison de l'Eau, de la Pêche et de la Nature +33(0)3 80 47 81 37.
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Pontailler-sur-Saône has kilometers of rivers, making it a paradise for anglers.
Please, be aware of the fishing procedures and restrictions in this english website : http://en.cartedepeche.fr/
You will need ton hold a fishing licence, compulsory for fishing : http://www.fedepeche21.com/
River trip : the best way to discover Burgundy
Plan your route along Saone and Doubs Rivers, read the guide describing nautical stopping points :Tourisme fluvial Saône et Doubs
Pontailler-sur-Saône has a swimming area with a lifeguard (July and August) situated by the Saône River, near the campsite.
Museum and castle
The castle of Talmay. Private property, you can visit the keep and the gardens in July and August, from Tuesday to Sunday, 3pm to 6pm.
Château de Talmay,1, Place du Château
+33(0)3 80 36 13 64
The house of water, fishing and nature. This museum exhibits former fish equipments, stuffed fish, a pedagogical area concerning water, aquariums with various fish species, ...
Maison de l'Eau, de la Pêche et de la Nature
1, rue de la Verpillère
+33(0)3 80 47 81 37
3, rue du 8 mai 1945
+33(0)3 80 47 84 42
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Dijon : 40 mnDole : 40 mn
Besançon : 1h
Gray : 30 mn
Route planner : http://www.viamichelin.co.uk/
On the Saône and near the Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne, coming by boat is easy.
Map your journey here
The nearest train station is Auxonne (15 km).
Upload taxi drivers' list here.