La Voie Bleue

Moselle-Saône by bike

Take advantage of this 700km national cycle route, which stretches from the Luxembourg border to Lyon.

Crossing France from north to south, this cycle route is an excellent way of exploring our region and discovering it at your leisure along its 25 km, including 18 km of protected itinerary.

The Voie Bleue : Mâcon-Lyon

Enjoy this unspoilt natural setting !

Along the way, there are two main stopping points in Thoissey (next to the campsite) and Montmerle-sur-Saône (next to the mini-golf course).

Here you’ll find the following services :

  • Luggage lockers
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets
  • Drinking water
  • Tourist information
  • Wifi connection

Take a break at one of the picnic areas along the way at :

  • Messimy-sur-Saône
  • Guéreins
  • Mogneneins/Peyzieux-sur-Saône
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne

A paper version of the map is available from the Val de Saône Centre Tourist Office.

Come and try the Voie Bleue !

Mâcon-Lyon in 3 steps

La Voie Bleue® - Étape Mâcon-Thoissey
Mâcon

The Voie Bleue® : Mâcon - Thoissey

Vélo
2h
19,88 km
Thoissey

The Voie Bleue® : Thoissey - Trévoux

Vélo
3h
32,54 km
La Voie Bleue® - Étape Trévoux-Lyon - Val de Saône - Ain
Trévoux

The Voie Bleue® : Trévoux - Lyon

Vélo
3h
31,31 km

Looking for a bike hire company or a maintenance and repair workshop ?

Find the service provider that’s right for you !

2024-05-12
Montmerle-sur-Saône

Recyclo

Get your bike or scooter repaired or serviced! Bruno welcomes you to his workshop in Montmerle sur Saône, 100 metres from the Voie Bleue, from Tuesday to Sunday, where you can benefit from his advice and expertise! Second-hand bikes and spare parts are also available on site.
Recyclo
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Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne

Fast and Bike

Thomas sells and hires electrically-assisted bicycles. He also repairs bikes of all makes, whether electric or muscle bikes. Possibility of a "home collection" service for your bike. Sale of electric scooters.
Fast and Bike
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Montceaux

The Team

The shop "The Team" is the story of two brothers with a passion for bikes, who have come up with a new 350m2 space specially designed to meet the needs of enthusiasts, offering a wide range of services.
The Team

For your stopovers, get the “Accueil Vélo” reflex !

Services just for you

Whether you’re looking for accommodation, restaurants or tourist attractions, you’ll find committed professionals to welcome you along your route.

The “Accueil Vélo” label guarantees that you will find all the services you need to make your cycling trip easier.

Find all the “Accueil Vélo” offers HERE

 

Our “Accueil Vélo” partners

Entrée camping
Thoissey

Val de Saône Campsite

The Val de Saône campsite is located in the heart of the base and welcomes you for your holidays, a getaway, a break or the whole season. Situated on the banks of the river, different accommodation and shaded pitches are available. Quiet, unusual and classic areas and the swimming pool will guarantee you a great summer !
Val de Saône Campsite
Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne

Bed & breakfast La Doloréanne

Detached house offering four guest rooms.
Bed & breakfast La Doloréanne
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Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne

Restaurant La Bascule

Come and enjoy traditional family cuisine and our burger specialities!
Restaurant La Bascule
Guéreins

The Gîtes de la Calonne

Our structure is composed of 9 recent gites with an individual capacity of 2 to 8 people and a total capacity of 42 people. We also have an activity room of 70m² with adjoining kitchen.
The Gîtes de la Calonne
Messimy-sur-Saône

La Grange de la Batone

In the heart of the village of Messimy-sur-Saône, close to the Saône river, the Grange de la Batone welcomes you in a tastefully renovated barn.
La Grange de la Batone
Le Parc
Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne

Water Garden

The Aquatic Gardens in St-Didier-sur-Chalaronne comprise 35,000m² of landscaped water gardens with an array of waterfalls, streams and ponds that are home to Koi Carp from Japan, water lilies, lotus plants and a bamboo garden.
Water Garden

Why not travel with the Guide du Routard de la Voie Bleue !

The essentials for your trip

The ‘Voie Bleue’ Routard guide is a comprehensive guide to help you prepare for your trip along the route.

  • The stages, each around twenty kilometres long, are mapped and commented on to give you details of the terrain and help you avoid mistakes.
  • Maps optimised for cycling, accompanied by maps of the main towns.
  • And, of course, all the practical ‘Routard’ addresses for finding accommodation, eating out, booking a visit or water sports activity, and other good tips for cycling tourists…

The Routard guide ‘La Voie Bleue’ describes the complete itinerary, as well as the link from Luxembourg City and 4 beautiful loops.

On sale at the Val de Saône Centre Tourist Office or in bookshops !

The Blue Way – Unabridged video

You’ll want to!

Discover in 3 minutes the 23 stages of the Voie Bleue, Moselle-Saône by bike – 700 km by bike from Luxembourg to Lyon.

For full details of the Voie Bleue itinerary: HERE

Frequently asked questions

Is the work finished?

Yes, the entire route is passable. The beaconing is currently being installed.

Very narrow passage on the south side of Fareins as you approach Beauregard. A widening project is planned.

 

Is the Voie Bleue recommended for children?

This is the ideal route for families with children, with or without trailers. The route has no gradients, is planted with trees and offers services along the way. Combine the pleasure of cycling with gourmet stops, nature and heritage, walking and relaxation.

Where can I recharge my electric bike?

You can find out how to recharge your electric bike at :

  • the main bus stop at Montmerle-sur-Saône (sockets available in the bike lockers)
  • the main bus stop at Thoissey