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Greenways

Go green ... By bike, on foot, on horseback, but above all at your own pace, explore the many kilometers of greenways built on theto the Canal du Midi in Saint-Chinian, in the heart of the Occitanie region, and cross the magnificent landscapes shaped by the vineyard, the scrubland and the olive groves ...  

The small local railway lines now disappeared, they have given way to new modes of communication, entirely reserved for travels non-motorized in an environmental approach, of tourist development around soft itineraries. 

The Greenway of Capestang - Cruzy

This Green Lane almost 12km, created in 2014 on the route of the old railway line which once started from Colombiers, now connects Capestang and the Canal du Midi, to the old station of Cruzy transformed into a restaurant, passing near the villages of Puisserguier, Creissan and Quarante . It is located in the heart of nature surrounded by vineyards as far as the eye can see, scrubland, pine woods, olive groves, small streams ...   Departure : parking possible near the tourist office in Capestang. You walk along the canal, the start of the cycle path is at the old station. You get there by taking the road that climbs in front of the iron bridge. Watch the video  

The Green Way of Saint-Chinian - Canal du Midi

There are nearly 33 km of tracks, from Saint-Chinian to the Canal du Midi via Cessenon-sur-Orb, Cazouls les Béziers (where you will find a bike stop), Maureilhan, Colombiers, which are arranged in tracks green.  Between Saint-Chinian and Maureilhan, the track follows the old railway line of local interest Saint-Chinian, Béziers Gare du Nord. Then between Maureilhan and the Canal du Midi, it takes the municipal roads with low traffic.

This greenway will certainly delight lovers of bicycles and hikes, and many connections are possible with the FFC mountain bike circuits of the Terroir Saint-Chinianais.

Departure : From Saint-Chinian rue de l'Ancienne Voie Ferrée or easy parking near the Tourist Office in Saint-Chinian labeled Accueil Vélo (Allée Gaubert).
Take the opportunity to discover the village of Saint-Chinian and its AOC wineries, take a swim in the Orb at Cessenon, cultural with its alleys and its heritage, sports stop at the base of Réals, and gastronomic at the Pont de reals.

 

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