Five rivers run through Pontailler-sur-Saône, a virtual paradise for fishermen symbolized by its interactive museum, the House of Water, Fisheries and Nature Heuilley-sur-Saône. Followers of water sports will appreciate the marina with boat rentals "the Canalous" and arranged and supervised beach on the Saône Pontailler-sur-Saône.
Discover Castle Talmay's rich history: Castle Talmay (listed building), special chapels and churches, and many laundries.
There are some good sports and water activities close by. There are plenty of hiking trails and cycling routes, including the Blue Route connecting Talmay Auxonne and Trugny in Saône et Loire.
There's a market every Sunday morning in Pontallier-sur-Saône and the third Sunday of every month in Lamarche-sur-Saône.
Castle Talmay was built by William Champlitte, Sire Pontailler Lord Talmay in the 13th century. This is a private
castle and there are guided tours.
The Church of St. Bartholomew was built in the 19th century and is unique in that it has two towers. According to legend, the builders wanted to build one tower, but it was larger than that of St. Benign Dijon Cathedral. Yjr Bishop refused and builders therefore decided to raise two towers of 52 meters each.
Village Pontailler-sur-Saône is a green area where the Saône meets the canal. There's a picnic area with swimming,
fishing and some nice walks.