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Pont-de-Vaux Hiking trailsPont-de-Vaux

Rambling on foot, bicycle or mountain-bike
Topoguide to Pays de Pont-de-Vaux
Map with 20 marked routes.
Topoguide at 2 € is available from the Tourist Offices of Pont-de-Vaux and Tourist information board at Bage-le-Chatel.
Do not forget the Ramble of (“sires”) of Bage on the last Sunday of May. This takes a new route each year through the fresh spring-green countryside.

Telephone : 00 385 30 30 02

Adress
01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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The cyclist's guide to Ain: tour n° 1 - For children and families - La GuinguettePont-de-Vaux

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Adress
01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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Activities at the equestrian centre "Les cavaliers du pré fleuri"Saint-Bénigne

Horse or Pony Riding
The local equestrian centre provide rides or treks, accompanied by a monitor, by prior arrangement.

Telephone : +33 610 28 17 81

Adress
Chamerande - 01190 Saint-Bénigne

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Interactive walkPont-de-Vaux

Compulsory booking ! Discovery tour on foot or bicycle, on a route chosen to display the riches of the countryside. Choose between 5.5 or 9 km. Accessible to all. The Visio guide starts up automatically at places of interest to enhance your journey by video, sound commentaries, pictures, photographs and games.
Visio guide 5€ for 4 people. Allow 2-3hrs. During opening hours.

Telephone : +33 385 33 03 34

Adress
Maison de l'eau et de la nature - Route de Fleurville - 01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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Sand dunes of "Les Charmes"Sermoyer

Sand Dunes at Sermoyer
The sand dunes known as “les Charmes” are a big surprise so far from the sea, and are the product of winds and flood waters. The open spaces are surrounded by woodland and some wetlands. This variety of natural habitats encourages an exceptional variety of species. A pedestrian path of 1.5km leads you round and helps you to discover the riches of this rare site, thanks to the presence of a series of signs and labels.
Entry free - Information Board at Site Entry - Allow 1hr-1hr 30minutes.

Telephone : +33 385 33 03 34

Adress
Les Charmes - 01190 Sermoyer

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Horse riding at the equastrian centre "la Giraudière"Saint-André-de-Bâgé

Horse or Pony Riding
The local equestrian centre provide rides or treks, accompanied by a monitor, by prior arrangement.

Telephone : 00 682 37 64 43
Telephone : 00 385 30 29 71

Adress
33 rue de la Giraudière - 01380 Saint-André-de-Bâgé

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Activities at the equestrian centre "aux Ecuries des Sablons"Feillens

Horse or Pony Riding
The local equestrian centre provide rides or treks, accompanied by a monitor, by prior arrangement.

Telephone : 00 607 31 07 49
Telephone : 00 677 19 09 83

Adress
chemin moulin de Montagnat - 01570 Feillens

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Isle of la MotteSaint-Bénigne

Ile de la Motte at St Benigne
This island is home to colonies of herons: black-crowned night heron, little egrets, cattle egrets. They may not like to be disturbed during the breeding season. The presence of this island in the river strongly encourages diverse fish life.
Entry free - Information Board at Site Entry - Allow 30 minutes

Telephone : +33 385 33 03 34

Adress
01190 Saint-Bénigne

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Archipel Swimming-poolPont-de-Vaux

Indoor facilities consist of 25 metre heated pool, paddling-pool, playpool and toboggan, and outdoors there is large amusement pool, paddling-pool , multislide and splashpad . There is also an exercise room with 16 sets of cardio training apparatus and a relaxation area.

Telephone : 03 85 23 99 11

Adress
Champ d'été - Reyssouze - 01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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Escape GamePont-de-Vaux

Telephone : +33 385 51 45 65

Adress
66 rue Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny - 01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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Lake of Pont-de-VauxPont-de-Vaux

Sports fishing and category 2 leisure fishing are available at the numerous local fishing sites (rivers, canals and large ponds) for children as well as adults. You will find a kingdom of whitefish (common bleak, roach, perch and carp) and of carnivores (pike, pikeperch zander and catfish)
Fishing guide and fishing cards available from both Tourist offices: Pont-de-Vaux and Bâgé-le-Châtel.

Telephone : +33 950 91 61 32

Adress
Champ d'été - Reyssouze - 01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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Explor'gamesPont-de-Vaux

Smartphone App. Play alone, or with friends and family, using one or several smartphones. Just load the free app on the smartphone. Find 8 places from photographs and clues.
Free - Smartphones available on loan. Allow 30-45 mins. During opening hours.

Telephone : +33 385 33 03 34

Adress
Route de Fleurville - 01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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Pony ridingPont-de-Vaux

Horse or Pony Riding
The local equestrian centre provide rides or treks, accompanied by a monitor, by prior arrangement.

Telephone : +33 610 28 17 81

Adress
Etang de pêche - 01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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Karting OzanOzan

Telephone : +33 385 36 40 48
Telephone : +33 674 26 46 25

Adress
ZA Les Platières - 01190 Ozan

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Interactive track game "on the footsteps of the giants"Pont-de-Vaux

Find the Giants! Compulsory booking !
Puzzles to be solved, using the natural world and trees round the pleasure port of Pont-de-Vaux, with the help of a Visio guide, led by fisherman Monsieur Pic le Martin and an attractive game handbook with information on the trees. Share this with friends or family!
Visio guide- 5€ for 4 people. Allow 1hr30-2hrs. Available when building is open.

Telephone : +33 385 33 03 34

Adress
01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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The "blue pathway"Pont-de-Vaux

From Pont-de-Vaux follow the old towpath along the canal to reach the “blue route” along the right bank of the Saone, by which you can go to Tournus (20km, 1hr30min) or Macon (25km, 1hr45min).

Telephone : +33 385 30 30 02

Adress
Port de Pont-de-Vaux - Place de Dornhan - 01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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Peaty moorland of les OignonsBoz

Lande des Oignons at Boz (onion /bulb moor)
A peat bog in the Saone Valley! Here at Boz the peat is acidic, a very unusual feature for this region and at the height of 200 metres above sea level. This special area is home to amphibians, dragon-flies, historical plants, wetlands and marshes. An information board on site is a very helpful guide.
Entry free - Information Board at Site Entry - Allow 30 minutes.

Telephone : +33 385 33 03 34

Adress
Les oignons - 01190 Boz

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Large Val de Saône meadowPont-de-Vaux

“Prairie” of the Saone Valley
This area consists of the huge meadows of the Saone valley and the hedged farmland of Bresse. To the west the rich meadows, floodplain of the Saone, dedicated to cattle and agriculture. This area is of great interest as much for its birdlife as for its plant life. Here you can see common curlews, black-tailed godwits, grasshopper warblers, skylarks and wheatears, “Rale des Genets”(groaning broom) among others.

Telephone : +33 385 33 03 34

Adress
01190 Pont-de-Vaux

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