The heart of Le Creusot

A town in harmony with nature

Le Parc de la Verrerie, Le Creusot. © Creusot Montceau Tourisme.

Did you know that besides its exceptional architectural and industrial heritage, Le Creusot is a multifaceted town living in harmony with nature?


Take a deep breath and discover the natural assets of Le Creusot with your family, your lover or with a bunch of friends. You will find more than 100 acres of green spaces, parks and gardens, walking trails and ponds to explore.

In town, the Park de la Verrerie is a 28 acres haven of lush greenery. Locals and visitors come to enjoy a breath of fresh air in the sumptuous landscaped park and gardens, take a walk in the arboretum and re-energise in its idyllic setting. A little piece of paradise for all in Le Creusot, features two ponds, an animal farm, a bird enclosure and a playground for kids.

Climb up the hill of Gros Chaillot, a stone throw away from town, to explore the walking paths of Les Combes. From the park des Combes, more than 10 km of trails await walkers, joggers and explorers through 70 acres of forest. The panoramic view from the top, overlooking the valley and the town of le Creusot is breath-taking.   

To get off the beaten path, the Lande de la Chaume walking trail plunges visitors in a rare environment of acid subsoils and moorlands to explore a unique ecosystem. Wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers will enjoy observing the many plants and animal species of this protected natural site.

For a complete change of scenery just minutes from town, the beautiful lakes and ponds around Le Creusot offer wonderful settings for your favourite activities: fishing, walking, relaxing, swimming and practicing all kind of water sports.

Be inspired. Come find yourself in the powerful natural landscapes of Le Creusot !