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Within 5 km of the itinerary, about 130 Accueil Vélo establishments (campsites, hotels, gites and guesthouses) propose bike-friendly accommodation with facilitites such as a lockable garage. It is highly recommended to book ahead, especially at popular tourist destinations.
ViaRhôna, from Balme-les-Grottes to Jons.
In the heart of Bugey, this section of the ViaRhôna moves slightly away from the river and heads gently towards the authentic villages, châteaux and vineyards of the Balcons du Rhône region.
The River Ain flows into the Rhône at Anthon, where a remarkable natural site marks a sharp contrast with the urban area nearby. Then comes the small village of Jons on the outskirts of Greater Lyon, the Jonage canal and the park, Grand Parc de Miribel-Jonage. There is a temporary section on small roads.
All year round.
Subject to favorable weather.