Located at the confluence of the Saône and the Doubs, Verdun-sur-le-Doubs welcomes you for a break during your boat trip on the Saône. Follow the yellow fish that will guide you to discover the village's heritage. Enjoy a lunch in a restaurant to taste the speciality of Verdun-sur-le-Doubs : la pôchouse.
As you approach the confluence of the Saône and Doubs rivers, you will have to travel up a small section of the Doubs to cast off in Verdun-sur-le-Doubs' harbour. Welcomed by the captain, you have 25 moorings to enjoy this charming stopover.
Discovering Verdun's heritage
Situated at a strategic point, the history of Verdun-sur-le-Doubs has been marked by many changes. The heritage that is still present bears witness to the village's past and to the astonishing dynamism that is mainly concentrated in the old Verdun. Starting from the Tourist Office, follow the Verdun fish trail to discover all this history.
In the heart of a cereal-growing plain, Verdun-sur-le-Doubs is home to the first cooperative silos in France. Take the opportunity to visit the wheat and bread museum to discover the great changes in agriculture, milling and baking.
Welcome to the capital of the pôchouse
Prepared with river fish, then browned with a Burgundy white wine sauce and served with croutons rubbed with garlic, the pôchouse is the speciality of Verdun-sur-le-Doubs. The recipe has been around since the 16th century and can still be tasted in the restaurants of Verdun-sur-le-Doubs.
In the heart of a sensitive natural area
L'île du château is the green lung of Verdun-sur-le-Doubs. At the confluence of the Saône and the Doubs, this natural site is a privileged place for fauna and flora. The interpretation trail on the island, which is only accessible on foot, will reveal the riches of this sensitive natural area.
Taste the Burgundy
Some restaurant owners in Verdun-sur-le-Doubs offer tastings of Burgundy wines, from the Mâconnais vineyards to the Côte de Nuits, via the Côtes de Beaune and the Chalonnais. They share this land with passion and will awaken your senses.
A bicycle tour
Verdun-sur-le-Doubs is at the crossroads of the Eurovélo 6 and the Voie Bleue. These cycle paths run along the Doubs and Saône rivers and allow you to enjoy nature in safety. Following these routes you can easily reach Chalon-sur-Saône or Seurre, which are about 20 km from Verdun-sur-le-Doubs.
The cycle path " Entre vignes et Saône " takes you to Beaune along paths between blackcurrant fields and vineyards.
Classic and electric bicycles are available to rent in Verdun-sur-le-Doubs for a hourly or multi-day rides in the Saône Doubs Bresse tourist office and at " Véloù ".