Franche-ComtéThe Saone and the river Seille,
In the Franche Comte region, renowned for its gastronomy and wines, you can cruise along the unspoilt rivers shaded by oaks and willows, where you may glimpse grey herons, kingfishers or wild ducks. You can either take the Petite Saone with few locks, as well as the Burgundy canal, the river Doubs or even the Canal de la Marne a la Saone.
In the Bresse, famous for its chickens, discover the quiet wetlands and half-timbered houses that make this such a jewel. The river Seille , tributary of the Saone, is a superb river which runs through the Bresse Bourguignonne.
At Louhans, take time to visit the Monday market amid the arcades of the 16th century.
- Pontailler sur Saone - Dijon and return: River Saone + Burgundy canal
136kms, 48 locks, 30 hours cruising
- Pontailler sur Saone - Chalon sur Saone and return: River Saone
194kms, 8 locks, 20 hours cruising
- Pontailler sur Saone -Scey sur Saone and return: River Saone
208kms, 22 locks, 28 hours cruising
- Pontailler sur Saone - Chagny - Louhans, one way: River Saone + Canal du centre + river Seille
213kms, 33 locks, 31 hours cruising
- Pontailler sur Saone - Louhans: River Saone
172kms, 9 locks, 25 hours cruising
- Louhans - Challon sur Saone, Santenay, St leger sur Dheune and return: River Saone + Canal du Centre
222kms, 42 locks, 35 hours cruising
- Louhans - Challon sur Saone - Verdun sur le Doubs and return
200kms, 10 locks, 22 hours cruising
- Louhans - Macon - Tournus - Chalon sur Saone and return
196kms, 10 hours, 21 cruising
- Louhans - Chalon sur Saone -Santenay - St Leger sur Dheune and return
222kms, 42locks, 35 hours cruising
- Louhans - St Jean de Losne and return
270kms, 14 locks, 28 hours cruising
Self-drive boats : River Saone
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