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Waterway holidays on the Saône

From Pontailler sur Saône

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Pontailler-sur-Saône, a town in Burgundy that’s well worth getting to know

As its name indi­cates, the town of, Pon­tailler-sur-Saône devel­oped over the cen­turies along the Saône, one of the best rivers in France for water­way tourism. Its first inhab­i­tants, the Gauls, set­tled sev­er­al cen­turies ago at the top of Mount Ardoux. Over the cen­turies, the town’s strate­gic loca­tion on the banks of the famous riv­er secured its rep­u­ta­tion among barge­men as a well-known port of call.

A departure town for a host of waterway cruises

Plea­sure boats have now replaced barges in Pon­tailler-sur-Saône. This is the home of our water­way base, where you’ll be able to pick up your licence-free rental boat. Take the oppor­tu­ni­ty to climb Mount Ardoux before board­ing. You can admire the stat­ue of Vir­gin Mary and, above all, enjoy breath-tak­ing views. The Saône plain promis­es you an unfor­get­table cruise, while Monts du Jura invites you to get away from it all on a walk or cycle ride. It’ll then be time to go through the admin­is­tra­tive for­mal­i­ties as you pre­pare for your next depar­ture.

discover the region with our photos

suggested itineraries Tested and approved

Set off from Pontailler-sur-Saône and navigate as your desires see fit, or follow our itinerary ideas:

Week-end
Aller-retour 74km - 4 locks 10h Pontailler sur Saône > Saint Jean de Losne > Pontailler sur Saône
Mini-week
Aller-retour 114km - 12 locks 14h Pontailler sur Saône > Savoyeux > Pontailler sur Saône
Aller-retour 104km - 22 locks 18h Pontailler sur Saône > Dôle > Pontailler sur Saône
One week
Aller-retour 136km - 48 locks 30h Pontailler sur Saône > Dijon > Pontailler sur Saône
Aller-retour 194km - 8 locks 20h Pontailler sur Saône > Chalon sur Saône > Pontailler sur Saône
Aller-retour 208km - 22 locks 28h Pontailler sur Saône > Scey sur Saône > Pontailler sur Saône
Aller-simple 213km - 33 locks 31h Pontailler sur Saône > Chagny > Louhans
Two weeks
Aller-retour 411km - 50 locks 55h Pontailler sur Saône > Saint Léger sur Dheune > Louhans > Pontailler sur Saône
Aller-retour 294km - 78 locks 54h Pontailler sur Saône > Montchanin > Pontailler sur Saône
Aller-retour 310km - 34 locks 40h Pontailler sur Saône > Corre > Pontailler sur Saône
Aller-retour 218km - 66 locks 44h Pontailler sur Saône > Besançon > Pontailler sur Saône

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