Nature and hiking

The landscape

The beautiful landscapes of Autun and its protected environment are ideal for hiking, horseback riding or mountain bike adventures. In the rolling countryside of Autun, you will discover vast areas of forests on the hills, wooded countryside dedicated to breeding on the plains, turbulent rivers and small streams.

Autun also has gardens and lovely rose gardens which delights both children and adults.

A large choice of natural relaxation !


The Conservatory Orchard

The orchard is a place of "memory" and the conservation of biological and genetic diversity of old fruit varieties. It ensures the lasting quality of local varieties and the know how associated with this. The orchard is also a tool for awareness and education for children and adults about natural cycles, maintenance of the fruit and the preservation of biodiversity. It helps enhance the landscape while being a recreational space and a place to relax in the heart of Autun.

Practical infos

Rue du Vieux Colombier Autun

Latitude: 46.944757
Longitude: 4.30234

Hours and prices

Open all year


Alôsnys, ecological place in permanent cultivation

This 5500m² garden implements perm culture techniques, using mulch and ecological techniques. This well thought out garden consists of aromatic and medicinal plants, red berries, ancient vegetables, edible flowers, ancient fruit and wild plants. Everything is organized in a harmonious and useful way.

New for a visit with family : discover the parks with unusual animals and farm animals. 

Practical infos

Vergoncey - Curgy

Latitude: 46.997629
Longitude: 4.403066

Tel: +33 (0)6 74 62 93 15
mail :

Consult the website

Hours and prices

Prices :

  • Guided Tour : € 5 / Personn; € 3 / children
  • Visite with a degustation : € 6 / Personn
  • Free visit : € 3 / Personn

Schedule :

  • Open all days in July and August from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from April to November from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Guided tours by appointment: Open all year: Day and timetable to be agreed by phone or mail.

La Celle-en-Morvan

La Roseraie des villages de France

This park is a 6000m² garden comprising of a thousand rosebushes and 400 perennial plants offered by the villagers and French communes. It offers several themed courses including two in Braille, and for the youngsters, a recreational course with a small maze of greenery and a giant chess game. Picnic tables are available on site.

Practical infos

Champ Rosé - La Celle-en-Morvan

Latitude: 47.012569
Longitude: 4.182593

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Hours and prices

Open all year from sunrise to the sunset.


Casual walkers, athletic hikers and nature lovers will tell you that exploring Autun-Morvan is an invitation to relaxation, a large breath of fresh air is guaranteed!

So, put on your shoes, prepare your bag and most importantly, do not forget your camera: hundreds of way marked trails await you.


La Louvetière - Footpath

Walking tour in the hard of the woods in Broye with 7 information panels about Fauna and Flora. 

For all. 

Practical infos

3 choices between 1:30 to 3:00 hours, from 2 to 5 KM

Tel. : +33 (0)3 85 54 35 61

Beginning : In Broye, take the direction of Autun. After 2 km, The trail is indicated.

Find the details about the footpath on

Hours and prices

Marked Footpath with free access all the year

In the Autunois

Nature walks

Departing from the many villages in Autun you can discover these tours that take a few hours, but to be discovered at your own rhythm.

Practical infos

You can buy the Topo guide, (16 itineraries) –at the Tourist Office - €3.
See the opening hours of the Tourist Office.

Hours and prices

Open all year

The hiking area of Montmain

This forest area of over 300 hectares on the outskirts of the agglomeration Autun includes:

  • An area of about 500 hiking hectares .
  • Two outstanding central sites: the fold of Montmain, a small building renovated in 2013, and the pond of Cloix.
  • Four car parks on the outskirts, near the 7 access points

Practical infos

Download here the map with walks at the domain of Montmain (PDF - 349 Ko)

Hours and prices

Free access all year round.


From Vézelay to Autun

The Pilgrims Path

These routes in the heart of Morvan, highlights the "healers" sources, the chapels, the Gallo-Roman sites without forgetting the Burgundian Romanesque masterpieces of art: the basilicas of Vézelay and Saulieu and Saint Lazare Cathedral of Autun.

Practical infos

There are two routes (East - 178 km - and West - 160 km) identifiable by the «little orange hiker» that links Vézelay to Autun.
For the route itinerary, information and accommodation, visit the Les Chemins Pèlerins website 

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Hours and prices

Open all year

Mountain bike

Let's go on adventure ! With your mountain bike, browse our marked circuits, our paths will delight young and old ! For the bravest; the route of the Grande Traversée du Morvan is for you, and for those looking for thrills, our downhill trails await you from the San Sebastian mountain in Autun.


Downhill Mountain biking slopes

To multiply the pleasures on a mountain bike, 3 downhill slopes await you on the slopes of the San Sebastian Mountain, on which the Croix de la Liberation is located. 3 downhill eco-designed slopes with a length of 1500m on average the colour green, blue and red and are accessible to everyone: beginners, families, people with reduced mobility and experts. The meeting place is at the departure totem at the foot of the Croix de la Liberation. A very beautiful panorama is guaranteed!

Shuttles to reach the summit without efforts are implemented:

  • from 2pm to 5pm: 12th and 22nd April, 24th May and 21st June
  • from 3pm to 6pm every Wednesday in July and August

Prices: €7.50 / person
Registration required: +33 (0) 6 31 27 45 85 or

Practical infos

Departure at the Croix de la Liberation, Montagne Saint-Sébastien at Autun

Latitude: 46.934089
Longitude: 4.287307

Hours and prices

Open all year

In the Autunois

Mountain Bike areas

Practical infos

In Autun, this space offers 140 km of paths that allow you to ride in full freedom while discovering Autun. The departure is from the Marcel Lucotte leisure park in Autun : 6 marked tracks.

Departing from the many villages in Autun, you can take off by attacking the mounts and forests of Morvan by following the many way marked trails:

Possibility to rent mountain bikes at the Sport and Nature area at the Marcel Lucotte leisure park. 

Hours and prices

Open all year

From Avallon to Autun

The Great Morvan crossing

The Great Crossing of the Morvan or GTM: this is 330 km of pure pleasure on a mountain bike. Between Avallon and Autun, passing through the Great Lakes of Morvan, le Haut Folin and the summit of Burgundy.

Practical infos

There are seven equipment washing stations on the route.
A guidebook has been published by Vtopo.
Consult the information on the GTM on the Morvan VTT website

Hours and prices

Open all year

Bikes - electric bikes

Do you want to ride a bike or an electric bike in Grand Autunois Morvan?

All our circuits in 1 click on this page! Go HERE to locate yourself on the interactive map; consult the rental points, and bike racks.

Good road !

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Horse riding


Equestrian centers & carriages

Practical infos

To find the equestrian centers and carriage rides in Grand Autunois Morvan it's here !


In the Autunois

The Morvan Equestrian Tour

Discover Morvan on this 600km circle which passes through Autun. This is a beautiful route, and accommodation can be found every 25-30 km. In rhythm with your mount, discover the many facets of Morvan!

Practical infos

For more information on the Morvan Equestrian Tour, consult the website of Morvan Cheval website.

Hours and prices

Open all year


Accommodation ?

Practical infos


Are you looking for a place to sleep with your horse ?

Discover our horse lodges right here !

Guided hikes: mountainbiking, hiking


Mountain Bike Outings

Practical infos

Sport and Nature area at the Marcel Lucotte leisure park at Autun
Route de Chalon, Autun

Latitude: 46.956004
Longitude: 4.316254

Tel: +33 (0)3 85 85 52 47 09

For more information visit the website of Grand Autunois Morvan

Hours and prices

Do you want to discover Autun by mountain bike with family or friends? You can book moutain bike outing at Sport and Nature area.


A pas de Loups

Cani-ride and dog kart.

Photo credit: copyright à pas de Loups

Practical infos

Tél : +33 (0)6 47 63 95 34
Mail :

See website


Hiking in Anost

There are approximately 8km of guided hikes in Anost. Wear good shoes.

Practical infos

35 grande rue des Galvachers à Anost.

Tél: +33 (0)3 85 82 73 26

Ask for a program at the Tourist Office or on

Hours and prices

Departure at 2 pm.
The 07th and the 28th of July - The 4th, the 11th and the 25th of August.



L'Échappée Morvan d'Ailes

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A timeless stroll in the company of free-roaming birds of prey, a stroll that respects everyone's rhythms: birds, children, nature lovers, photographers, those who drag their feet, those who drag their noses the air, of those who have a thousand questions, of those who love silence ... A stroll out of time in the heart of Bibracte, the Gallic City under the Forest, Grand Site of France, place where nature and history are preserved ...

Health information: Adaptation of the number of participants: 10 people maximum. Respect of 1.50 / 2m distance between walkers. Outdoor activity.

Photo credit : Objectif Dream Minville

Practical infos

La Garde

Tel : + 33 (6) 85 34 12 89
Mail :

GPS coordinates of the practice site: Latitude: 46.9278088 Longitude: 4.03771828

Hours and prices

April to November 2020

Base rate: 21 €

Bicycles - mountain bikes: rental, sales and repairs


Espace Sport and Nature

Rentals of mountain bikes, bicycles 

Practical infos

Marcel-Lucotte leisure park, Route de Chalon, Autun

Latitude: 46.956
Longitude: 4.316254

Tel: +33 (0)3 85 85 52 47 09

For more information visit the website of Grand Autunois Morvan

Hours and prices

Opening hours and Prices here


Cycles Tacnet

Repair and sales only 

Practical infos

2 bis rue Saint-Saulge, Autun

Latitude: 46.9490
Longitude: 4.29787

Tel: +33 (0)3 85 86 37 83

Informations about the shop on the web site

Hours and prices

Monday 12pm - 7pm; Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 12pm / 2pm - 7pm


VO3 Sport

Repairs, sales and rental 

Practical infos

54 route d'Arnay-le-Duc, Autun

Latitude: 46.9705
Longitude: 4.305964

Tel: +33 (0)3 85 85 52 55 42

Hours and prices

Opening times: all year-round: Tuesday to Saturday: 9 am - 12pm / 2am- 7pm (6 pm on Saturdays)

Mountain bike rental rates: € 10 half day; €15 day; € 25 for 2 days; €75 for 7 days.


Le Plessis - Location de VTT

Near Autun and the mountain bike trails, the site of Uchon and Morvan, we offer the rental of electric mountain bike while hanging Mustache and Mondraker in our cottages, cottage and cabin ecolodge in Broye with departure on site .
We offer 2 MTB Mustache LT5, 1 mustache Saturday 26 Off, 2 e-crafty mondrakers. GPS provided with many routes traced.

Photo: copyright Hélène Fortin

Practical infos

2 Rue de l'Eglise - 71 190 BROYE
Tel : + 33 (0)6 86 78 16 01
Mail : 

15 minutes from Autun and Le Creusot
30 minutes from the TGV station Le Creusot - Montchanin

GPS coordinates :
Latitude: 46.8731440
Longitude: 4.2926280

Hours and prices

All year long from 9h to 12h and from 14h to 19h.
Rates: from 35 to 45 €
Repair kit and loaner headset - GPS provided - contract and deposit on site