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Givry - Charnay-les-Mâcon (65 km)

Chalon-Givry section : work ends in 2007.


Km 0 Givry : Curious church with domes and semidomes, corn exchange, elegant town hall (18C), beautiful fountains, etc.…

Km 9 Buxy : Former station now the Tourist Office; charming little town with remains of fortifications, old winegrowers’ houses, wine museum.

Km 19 Etiveau : Viaduct in the village and vineyards.

Km 23 Saint-Gengoux-le-National : Characteristic old railway station and little medieval town with remarkable fortified houses, towers, bartizans, stairways, ramparts, etc.

Km 28 Malay : Delightful Romanesque church (former priory of Cluny).

Km 31 Cormatin
: Renaissance château (superb Louis XIII interior, grand staircase in an open well, English garden), Cycle Museum (5000 exhibits), remarkable works of religious art in the church.

Km 35 Taizé : Pretty traditional village atop a hill, ecumenical community.

Km 44 Cluny : Benedictine abbey, medieval town, Museum of Art and Archaeology, National Stud, sweeping views from the Tour des Fromages.

Km 49 Le Bois Clair : Climb towards the old railway tunnel, converted into a voie verte, separating the Clunisois and Mâconnais regions; the longest voie verte tunnel in Europe (1.6 km).

Km 52 Berzé-le-Châtel : Gateway to the Val lamartinien (Vale of Lamartine), medieval castle.

Km 57 La Roche-Vineuse : Wine village of Saint-Sorlin, archaeological site of the quarries of La Lie.

Km 62 Prissé : Flower-bedecked villages, traditional Mâconnais buildings (houses with galleries, dovecotes, etc.).

Km 65 Charnay-les-Mâcon : At the western edge of Mâcon, point of departure for excursions to Solutré and the vineyards of Pouilly and Saint-Véran.

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