08/02/2023 Belley

09/02/2023 Belley

10/02/2023 Belley

11/02/2023 Belley

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 1:
Arrival on Saturday morning in Lavours, at the Auberge de la Paillère (time to be defined).
You will be welcomed and given access to the luggage room to leave your belongings.
You will be given your travel pack and picnic basket and will leave for a first bike ride according to the suggestions provided.

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

Bike ride to Chanaz. On arrival, boarding for a cruise with the Bateaucanal company. You will start by passing 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, it is possible to take bicycles on board or to leave them safely at the pier.

At the end of the cruise, you can pick up your bikes and return to Bugey to join the Auberge de la Paillère where Maxime, the manager, is waiting for you for a private wine tasting!

On the programme, presentation of three different wines and their domains, comparative test, all accompanied by a slate of charcuterie. Bugist conviviality in every respect!

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 at the Auberge. Buffet formula from 7am to 10am.
Luggage deposit at the luggage room.

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

12 noon: free lunch.

After lunch, you can continue your weekend in Bugey by following the ideas for bike rides provided by the Tourist Office.

Return to the Auberge de la Paillère, collect your luggage and return to your destination.

Open period

Tour valid on Saturdays and Sundays from May to October 2022, subject to availability of service providers. Other days of the week: on request.
Reservations must be made at least two weeks before the date of your stay.


From € 112.50
Price per person based on two adults


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
The provision of a secure bicycle garage at the hotel and luggage storage facilities.
Administrative fees


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
Sunday lunch
Possible increases in VAT
Cancellation insurance
Personal expenses
Tourist tax to be paid on site


  • Pets welcome
  • Pets supplement

Spoken languages

  • French

34, Grande rue 01300 Belley Show / Hide location


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