From Pontailler-sur-Saône

Discover all our tourist information from Pontailler-sur-Saône. Discover Pontailler-sur-Saône, the city of the fishermen and the renowned vineyards of the region. Rent a boat without licence and relax in navigating the canal of the Marne to the Saône in the heart of the Burgundian nature or on the small Saône.

The green and blue country
Pontailler is found on the junction of the river Saône, the Canal de la Marne à la Saône and the river Albane. The rivers Bèze, Vingeanne and Ognon also converge and join at this town located at the foot of Mount Ardoux. This makes the town a true haven for those who enjoy fishing and for those who are searching a great view!
The Ognon is a great place to go on a canoeing trip through the countryside. Here the tourists gather to enjoy the clearness and beauty of the water by indulging in some bathing or water sports. The beach is patrolled during the summer by lifeguards and the water quality is excellent. Here in this slice of heaven, nature lovers and other can savour the stunning scenery and tranquillity…

Navigation on the river Saône :
The river Saône travels through the hills of some of the most famous vineyards of the Chalonnaise region, from the Mâconnais to the Beaujolais, you are sure to find a wine to your taste. Flowing gently onwards the river Saône will take you past fortified villages and into a true fishermen’s paradise where the slow and regular flow of the river make fishing easy and relaxing.

The Canal de la Marne à la Saône :
In the middle of the wilderness, this canal offers perfect peace and serenity, helping you to relax as you flow along its waters. Taking in the country around you, you may glimpse some of the multitude of birds which make their homes along this canal, from the heron to the swallow or even a blue tit…

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To see :
The fishermen’s houses, the galleries, the forest farms (to taste their home grown produce!), the fortified village of Pesmes, the Châlonnais forest (2nd largest hunting ground in France, contains Gallic ruins), Mount Ardoux, and the local markets.

To Taste :
Pôchouse (a type of bouillabaisse made from fresh water fish), ham, parsley, Dijon mustard.

To Know :
At Maxilly sur Saône it is possible to receive fly fishing lessons from a professional fisherman , he is one of the last professional fishermen who supplies a restaurant with his catch.

Most Important :
the villages and grottos of Bèzes with their Bèze remains and galleries

From Pontailler sur Saône :

Week-end
Pontailler s/Saône – St Jean de Losne – Pontailler sur Saône : 74 km – 4 locks – 10 hours

Mini week
Pontailler s/Saône – Savoyeux – Pontailler s/Saône : 114 km – 12 locks – 14 hours
Pontailler s/Saône – Dôle – Pontailler s/Saône : 104 km – 22 locks – 18 hours

One week
Pontailler s/Saône – Dijon – Pontailler s/Saône : 136 km – 48 locks – 30 hours
Pontailler s/Saône – Châlon s/Saône – Pontailler s/Saône : 194 km – 8 locks – 20 hours
Pontailler s/Saône – Scey s/Saône – Pontailler s/Saône : 208 km – 22 locks – 28 hours

One week one way
Pontailler s/Saône – Chagny – Louhans : 213 km – 33 locks – 31 hours

Two weeks
Pontailler s/Saône – St Léger sur Dheune – Louhans – Pontailler sur Saône : 411 km – 50 locks – 55 hours
Pontailler s/Saône -Montchanin – Pontailler s/Saône : 294 km – 78 locks – 54 hours
Pontailler s/Saône – Corre – Pontailler s/Saône : 310 km – 34 locks – 40 hours
Pontailler s/Saône – Besançon – Pontailler s/Saône : 218 km – 66 locks – 44 hours

In 4 weeks : Circuit of Burgundy
Departing Digoin or Pontailler sur Saône by the Canal of Nivernais, the Yonne, Burgundy Canal, the Saone, the Canal du Centre.

In 5 weeks : the large loop
Departing from Digoin Pontailler sur Saône, the side channel of the Loire, Briare canal, the Canal du Loing, Yonne, Burgundy Canal, the Saone, the Canal du Centre.

Espade 850 Fly
Tarpon 42
Tarpon 32
Triton 1050
Tarpon 32
Tarpon 42 TP
LaPeniche P
Tarpon 37 DP
Linssen Yacht 36
Triton 1050
Linssen Vlet 1030
Espade Concept Fly
Espade Concept Fly
LaPeniche F
Espade 850 Fly
Tarpon 49 QP
Tarpon 42
Riviera 750
Riviera 750
Nicols 900
Riviera 1130
Triton 860 Fly
Tarpon 42 TP
Haines Rive 40
Linssen Vlet 1030
Tarpon 49 QP
Tarpon 37
Triton 860 Fly
Tarpon 42
Eau Claire 1130
Tarpon 37 DP
Penichette 935 W
Penichette 1107 W
Tarpon 49 QP
Eau Claire 1130
Eau Claire 1130
Tarpon 37