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Cycling weekend along the ViaRhôna, in Bugey Sud. Come and experience two days of original cycling activities in the heart of the Bugey landscapes and along the Rhône! 2 days - 1 night stay, ViaRhôna and vineyards on the programm!

Day One:
Arrival on Saturday morning in Lavours, at the Auberge de la Paillère (schedule to be defined).
Reception and luggage room available to drop off your belongings.
You will be given your travel journal and your picnic basket and will leave for your first bike ride according to the suggestions provided.

Your lunch break:
* Mixed salad
* Sandwich
* Fruit or dessert / Cereal bar
* Bottle of water 50 cl

Bike ride in the direction of Chanaz. Upon arrival, boarding for a cruise with the Bateaucanal company. You will start by going through the Savières lock to join the canalized Rhône.
Then you will go up the canal to reach the north of the Lac du Bourget. Cruise commented by the Captain.

Depending on the space available on the boat, bikes can be taken on board or left safely at the landing stage.

At the end of the cruise, bikes will be taken back to the Bugey and return to the Auberge de la Paillère where Maxime, the manager, is waiting for you for a private oenological aperitif!

On the program, presentation of three different wines and their Domaines, comparative test all accompanied by a slate of charcuterie. Bugiste conviviality in every way!

Dinner at the Auberge's restaurant. Menu of the day including starter, main course, dessert and drinks (kir, bottled wine, coffee).

Night in a double room.

Day 2 :
Breakfast taken at the Auberge . Buffet formula from 7h to 10h.
Luggage deposit at the luggage room.

10:30 am : You are expected a stone's throw from the Auberge, at the Copper Factory of Lavours.
Discovery of the Factory, in the company of Alain Villamor, the craftsman. Demonstration of the copper repoussage technique and free visit of the art exhibition shop.

Departure by bike or car, to Cressin-Rochefort where you are expected at the Écoinçon, a restaurant on the banks of the Rhône.

12h: lunch, choice of dishes to be defined at the time of booking.

Starter - Main course - Dessert - Drinks included (1/4 of wine and coffee).

After the meal, you have the possibility to continue your weekend in Bugey by following the ideas for bike rides provided by the Tourist Office.

Return to the Auberge de la Paillère, pick up your luggage and return to your destination.
End of services.

Open period

Excursion valid on Saturdays and Sundays from May to October 2021, subject to availability of providers. Other days of the week: on request.
Reservation at least two weeks before the date of the desired stay.


Adult: 141.20 € (Price per person, based on two adults).

The price includes :

The travel notebook with suggestions for bike rides and tourist documentation
Saturday's picnic
The cruise with Bateaucanal
Oenological aperitif and dinner at the Auberge de la Paillère
The night in a double room and breakfast
The visit of the Copper Factory of Lavours
Lunch at l'Écoinçon
The provision of a secure bicycle garage at the hotel and luggage storage facilities.
Administrative fees

The price does not include :

Transport to and from Lavours
Bicycle hire (electric bike hire possible at extra cost)
Transport of bicycles to and from the accommodation, transport of people and luggage from one point to another
Possible increases in VAT
Cancellation insurance
Personal expenses
Tourist tax to be paid on site


  • Pets welcome
  • Pets supplement

Spoken languages

  • French

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Direct, Office de Tourisme Bugey Sud Grand Colombier
  • 04 79 81 29 06
  • groupes@bugeysud-tourisme.fr