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Top 5 hikes in Le Creusot

and surrounding areas

Le Creusot, between nature and industry, is full of pretty green spots where you can recharge your batteries. Whether on foot, by bike, solo or with the family, there are numerous itineraries in and around the town.

We’ve put together a selection of the best walking trails in the area.


The park loop

This walk takes you from park to park, through different parts of the town. From the heart of the town to the Parc des Combes, via the Combe des Miners, discover all the facets of Le Creusot.

Don’t miss: a Natura 2000 site! On the heights of Le Creusot, the preserved lande de la Chaume offers a special natural environment to discover.


Village & countryside

Just a stone’s throw from the town, the village of Montcenis is much appreciated for its picturesque streets and rich heritage. Partly situated on a hilltop, it offers interesting views over the town of Le Creusot.

Don’t miss the magical sunrise from the panoramic viewpoint!


A town in the countryside

Discover a great diversity of landscapes, mixing urban and rural, industry and bocage, meadows and forests… Located in Le Breuil, this walk will surprise you time and again.

Don’t miss the views over the Mesvrin valley and Le Creusot.


Nature & heritage

The village of Saint-Sernin-du-Bois is well known for its many hiking trails. This stroll offers a wealth of panoramic views and architectural and ecological diversity.

Don’t miss the Fontaine Sainte marsh wetland, where you can observe numerous plant species from the pontoon.


Le Mesvrin

Also located in Saint-Sernin-du-Bois, this walk is rich in discoveries, punctuated by numerous streams and hedgerows. Take time to imagine the past activity near the old granite quarries and the Forges du Mesvrin.

Don’t miss the little Saint-Plotot chapel in Gamay.