Office de Tourisme

Pontailler-sur-Saône et ses alentours




Hiking trails

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 :

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.

Upload the map here

Bike rental at the Tourist Office :

  Adults Children
1 hour 5€ 4€
2 hours 7€ 6€
4 hours 10€ 8€
Day 15€ 12€
10% discount for families (2 adultes and 2 childs)
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.

  Half-day Day Half-day
(reduced rate)
Day (reduced rate)
Childs (8-12)        




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 :

You will need ton hold a fishing licence, compulsory for fishing :


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
21270 Talmay
+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
21270 Heuilley-sur-Saône
+33(0)3 80 47 81 37




Tourist Office


 3, rue du 8 mai 1945
21270 Pontailler-sur-Saône
+33(0)3 80 47 84 42

  Monday Tuesday to Friday Saturday Sunday
Januray Closed
February Closed
March Closed
April Closed 10am-1pm / 2pm-6pm 10am-1pm Closed
May Closed 9am-1pm-2pm-6pm 9am-1pm Closed
June Closed 9am-1pm/2pm-6pm 9am-1pm Closed
July 2pm-6pm 9am-1pm/2pm-6pm 9am-1pm 9am-1pm
August 2pm-6pm 9am-1pm/2pm-6pm 9am-1pm 9am-1pm
September Closed 9am-1pm / 2pm-6pm 9am-1pm Closed
October Closed 10am-1pm / 2pm-6pm 10am-1pm Closed
November Closed
December Closed


Coming to


By road

Dijon : 40 mnDole : 40 mn
Besançon : 1h
Gray : 30 mn

Route planner :

By boat

On the Saône and near the Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne, coming by boat is easy.
Map your journey here

By train

The nearest train station is Auxonne (15 km).
Upload taxi drivers' list here.

By plane

Dole-Jura Airport :
Dijon-Longvic Airport :