Arrival at the Ecolodge de Batilly en Puisaye near Bonny-sur-Loire. Overnight stay in a caravan or in the trees.
Day 2 Batilly - Loire - Batilly 26 km
For this first day, you ride towards the Loire. In Beaulieu sur Loire you can board canoes and paddle for an hour or two. Return to Batilly by the banks of the Loire. Night in a caravan or in the trees.
Day 3 Batilly - Pont Canal - Batilly 31 km
You leave Batilly and head towards the Loire River, which you will follow until Briare along the signposted Loire à Vélo route. In Briare you will discover the famous Briare Canal Bridge, Gustave Eiffel's masterpiece, the first canal bridge to span the Loire, built from 1890 to 1896.) Briare is also famous for its enamels and you can visit the Musée des Emaux or go on a mini treasure hunt in the "Décharge des Emaux", a particularly unusual place where you will find a real sea of enamels.
Return to Batilly by the banks of the Loire. Night in a caravan or in the trees.
Day 4 Batilly - Saint Fargeau 23 km
You drive through the countryside on the quiet roads around Saint Fargeau. On arrival in Saint Fargeau, you have the opportunity to visit the Château de Saint Fargeau or the Ferme du Château.
Day 5 Saint Fargeau - Guédelon - Saint Fargeau 19 km
You drive to the medieval castle of Guédelon. In 1999, on the initiative of a local woman who owns forests in Puisaye, the first stone of a medieval castle was laid. The construction will last 30 years because the methods used are those of the Middle Ages, an extraordinary and unique adventure in the world. The visit lasts about 3 hours, you can admire the work of all the craftsmen, and the children can participate in playful workshops. On the way back you can stop at the Lac du Bourdon for a swim. Accommodation near Saint Fargeau.
Day 6 Saint Fargeau - Parc Boutissaint - Saint Fargeau 24 km
Today you drive to the Parc de Boutissaint, a wildlife park where more than 400 animals roam freely on 400 hectares. You can even make friends with the doe Caramel, who can be gently stroked. (Don't forget to bring her some dry bread, she loves it!) There is entertainment for children and a picnic area in the park. Nearby Boutissaint is also the Bois de la Folie Adventure Park, an opportunity to climb from tree to tree. Return by bike to Saint Fargeau through the regional park.
Day 7 Departure