There is a lot to see and to do in our immediate surroundings. You can visit castles and beautiful museums or picturesque towns and villages with monumental, mostly Romanesque sights.
Of course you can also take a trip to the wine region of Burgundy or visit the Beaujolais.
We are happy to assist you in planning and organizing your daily trips and can also make the necessary reservations for you. If you appreciate this, we can put together a program for you that is ready for you on arrival.
For children there is really something to do and in our immediate surroundings!
Hiking in the Morvan and especially in our immediate surroundings)
The sporty hikers, the opportunity walkers but also the nature lovers can tell you: wandering through the Autun-Morvan area is an invitation to relax through exercise. Nature is beautiful, flora and fauna are characterized by their great diversity and fresh, but especially clean air is guaranteed here!
So, put on your walking shoes, prepare your backpack and do not forget your camera.
Hundreds of planned routes are waiting for you; not only at the tourist information points, but also at our Auberge and on our website you can consult a lot of walking information.
GR 13 (Large Routes)
From Auxerre the GR 13 runs through the Morvan towards Autun and you can pick up the marked route close to our Auberge!
In our beautiful wooded area the GR 13 shows immense undulations of forests and green meadows, with many streams.
Nature walks around Autun
These are 16 walks from a few hours to a whole day.
Departing from the many villages surrounding Autun you can discover these tracks that take a few hours, but to be discovered at your own rhythm.
Nature walks around "L' Arroux Mésvrin"
16 tracks between 5 and 18 Km, who will show you the secrets and the beauty of the hedged farmland of the Morvan from Marmagne to Toulon sur Arroux.
Nature walks around Couches
12 tracks between 4 and 16 Km, who lead you throug the villages around Couche, situated between "la côte Chalonnaise" and "les Monts du Morvan".
Nature walks in ‘la Vallée de la Drée’
These are 11 tracks from 5 to 13 Km, in the area of "La Vallée de la Drée", entrance gate to the Morvan.
4 marked tracks and tracks with connection to the GR13 (Ile de France-Burgundy), the GR 'de pays' (Tour du Morvan) and
the GR 'Bibracte-Alésia'. Departure from the campsite.
Cussy-en-Morvan: 4 marked tracks with the town hall in the heart of the village as starting point.
La Grande Verrière: 5 marked tracks with the town hall starting point.
Other links for hiking:
Need a lot of fresh air? Just relaxing in a sporty way? In our region you can go to your heart's content. With its magnificent panoramas, the diverse and varied forests, streams and small rivers, not to mention the vineyards, nature is very versatile and varied here. Nothing to stop you to take advantage of a picnic break at the 'Gorges de la Canche', a beautiful trip on and around the hills of 'Mont Beuvray', a tour around the 'Lac des Settons' or the 'Lac Pannessière' 'etc. etc. By foot, on horseback, on the (racing) bike or mountain bike, in this region> 2,000 km of marked routes for all levels have been set out; and we are in the middle of it!
"Bonnes adresses Veloenfrance" and "Accueil Vélo"
Auberge de la Chaloire is officially recommended by the «Bonnes Adresses Veloenfrance» of the FFvélo (Fédération Française de Cyclo Tourisme) and by the national government who has given us the label «Accueil Vélo».
We have achieved these recommendations because of our ongoing investment and effort in the attention given to our sporting guests and due to the technical and logistical services offered to individual cyclists and groups. Interested?
Downhill mountain biking
This is fun! In the hills around 'Saint-Sébastien' (where you will find the famous 'Croix de la Libération' of Autun) three downhill tracks have been prepared in the most ecological way possible. Each track is around 1500 m long and suits several different levels of skill so that all ages, trained or not can enjoy them.
In the close surroundings of Autun you will find more than 140 km of marked circuits. A great chance to discover Autun and its beautiful landscape exactly as you choose. Departure for every circuit is at the 'base de loisirs Marcel Lucotte' close to the 'plan d'eau du Vallon' (the lake) in Autun.
You can also start from several other villages around Autun and
'Voie verte...'( the green road)
This cycling route crosses the ‘Parc du Morvan’ from east to west and joins together the Departments of la Côte d'Or and la Nièvre.
Since 2014, the section between La Petite Verrière and Athez-Corcelles (part of the borough of Anost) has been finished.
The co-operating boroughs have created a cycling route that is good for tourist cyclists as well as mountain bikers. This section is around 70 km long, runs from east to west and makes use of the route of the former stop train between Autun and Château Chinon. At Autun the route uses existing bike paths to link with the 'voie vertes' of La Côte d'Or. Mountain bikers can indulge themselves as this section then connects with la ‘Grande Traversée du Morvan’.
Guide Routard - La Bourgogne du Sud à vélo -southern Burgundy by bike