Chalon-sur-Saône Golf Club
The Golf de Chalon sur Saône golf course is one of the few, if not the only one in France, directly accessible by water. Indeed, the leisure park where the golf course is located has the port of the Yacht Club Chalonnais and a pier 200 meters from the reception.
The town of Chalon sur Saône is served by the railway, the A6 motorway but also directly by waterway for those who prefer river tourism so there are plenty of options for getting to this great course.
The course is located on the grounds of the Roseraie Saint Nicolas. This flowery plain has more than 26,000 rose bushes, representing nearly 600 different species, on about 5 hectares. Here you can discover the long history of the rose which presents the flowers in chronological order from wild species and ancient roses to modern hybrids.
Chalon sur Saône Saint Nicolas is an 18-hole, par 71 course approved by the French Golf Federation. It was created in 1976 and designed by the golf architect Michel Rio It is a plain golf course with sometimes narrow fairways and some sixty bunkers and no water hazards.
Golf in Burgundy
Whether coming to learn how to play, to improve or to practice, there will always be a course in Burgundy for you. Ideal for advanced players, the 18-hole courses are often open to beginners. Burgundy also has a certain number of beginner's courses, which have between 5 to 9 holes which offer a great introduction to the game.
From the Yonne to the Côte-d’Or, via Nièvre and the Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy has a succession of 21 golf courses one after the other which allows you to play golf in some vastly diverse settings.