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Cycling in Grands Causses

B01, Superior cycling packages.

  • 5 to 8 days self guided cycling hotel-tours with baggage transfer.

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  • Optional:  extra nights in any of the hotels of the package for a restday (or an extra cycling day.)
  • Short and light hilly stages in a very diverse area in South of France.
  • You can start this tour any day of the week between March 15th and October 24th.
  • Interesting discount for small groups.

Enjoy a self lead light cycling tour of 6 to 10 days  in *** hotels (and some ** hotel-accommodations "de charme") and with "la bonne cuisine du terroir". Bagage transfers included.

Daily distances: min 30 - max 44 km (or for an "active" trip with daily distances up to max 60, 70, 80 or 90 km). A cycling vacation along valleys and through the canyons of the Tarn and Sorgues river and the hills around. You'll surround the Larzac plateau.
If you prefer a more "active" trip with daily distances up to max 90 km per day you get the route descriptions as well.

From the starting place St.Jean d'Alcas near St. Affrique  you'll be heading in Southern direction through a beautiful, but challenging cycling and diverse scenery. You'll first be in Tarn valley and come to Millau cycling under (light stage) or above (active stage) the Millau viaduct. Then you'll be traversing the rough Causses and deeply eroded river valley, the Gorges de la Dourbie, a tributary of the Tarn. Tarn valley and Millau viaduct at Peyre between St.Rome-de-Tarn and MillauYour trip will end cycling through Pays de Roquefort in the Templars site of St.Jean d'Alcas.

 

Pictures of South Aveyron and Tarn valley

Pictures of your trip in Canyons, Gorges and Causses area

Pictures of Pays de Roquefort.

South of the Tarn river, water acting on the limestone plateaux created caves, subterranean rivers, gushing springs. The most famous of the caves is now still used for the ripening of sheep cheese: Roquefort, king of cheeses, cheese of kings.St.Jean d'Alcas and the cirque de Tournemire at Roquefort

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Pays de Roquefort also includes the Causse du Larzac with its restored Medieval Templars garrisons from where crusades set out in 10th-13th centuries, and the Redlands of Camarès with its Cistercienzer Abbaye de Sylvanès. St.Affrique, a small Southern town, is the starting place of some of our cycling tours in this beautiful area. The landscape exudes peace and unspoiled nature.

Travellers coming by airplane can best fly in to Rodez (Ryanair from London Stansted), Montpellier or Marseille. Toulouse is an option too.

For booking this tour please complete our booking form.Gorgese de la Dourbie between Millau and Nant

 

Tour Includes: 

  • daily bags transfer,
  • road book with detailed directions including options for longer or shorter options,
  • maps and site/visit information.

Options:

  • Airport transfers from Rodez-airport to starting point St.Affrique.
  • Bike rental

 

 

Bikes:  21 speed hybrid bikes equipped with lock, tire/tube repair tools, extra tire, pump, mineral water bottle, rear rack with panniers. Pedals can be changed if clients bring their own clipless pedals and shoes.  Helmets available for rent at 3 euros per day; paid at bicycle fitting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Packages Day programs Prices

B01  superior package
  Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in  €  p.p. double room, sharing.
2018 B&B Dinners Lunches Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
Suppl.
July-Aug.
Suppl.
single room
Bike
rental

e-Bike
rental
 5 days  4  3  0  € 689  € 18  € 230  € 51  € 96
 6 days  5  4  0  € 820  € 24  € 280  € 68  € 128
 7 days  6  5  0  € 1044  € 36  € 363  € 85  € 160
 8 days  7  6  0  € 1242  € 44  € 423  € 102  € 192

You can book this trip here

Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
Suppl.
July-Aug.
Supplement single room Bike rental Tandem,
Carbon road bike,
e-Bike
rental
St. Jean d'Alcas *** pool  yes  yes  no  € 84  € 9  € 63  € 15  € 27
St. Rome-de-Tarn *** pool  yes  yes  no  € 85  € 6  € 48  € 15  € 27
Château de Creissels *** pool  yes  yes  no  € 104  € 2  € 67  € 15  € 27
Meyrueis-Ayres ****  pool  yes  yes  no  € 127  € 12  € 78  € 15  € 27
St. Jean-du-Bruel ** pool  yes  no  no  € 71  € 2  € 41  € 15  € 27
Lunches are not included. The price of a take-away lunch varies from 10 to 15 Euro. You can order it from the hotelkeeper the evening before departure.

Discount on basic rate p.p. for small groups and families
See terms and conditions of group discounts
 
Parties of  3 persons :   7 % p.p.
Parties of  4 persons : 10 % p.p.
Parties of  5 persons : 12 % p.p.
Parties of  6 persons : 13 % p.p.
Parties of  7 persons : 14 % p.p.
Parties of  8 persons : 15 % p.p.
 
Additional discount for one child sharing parents room or third child in triple room: € 10,- per night

 
Packages Day programs Prices


Hotels B01-sup 5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days
St.Jean d'Alcas *** Moulin de Gauty  pool day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1
St.Rome-de-Tarn *** 
Hotel les Raspes pool
  day 2 day 2 day 2
Château de Creissels *** pool day 2 day 3 day 3 day 3
La Malène Hostellerie de Montesquiou ***       day 4
Meyrueis, Château d'Ayres ****  pool     day 4 day 5
St. Jean du Bruel **/***
Midi Papillon  pool
day 3 day 4 day 5 day 6
St.Jean d'Alcas *** pool day 4 day 5 day 6 day 7
Leave after breakfast day 5 day 6 day 7 day 8

 
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Track details

 

daily kms Elevation gain in meters
minimum option
St.Jean d'Alcas ►► Creissels 46 km 40 - 70 km 300↑  300↓
St.Jean d'Alcas ►► St. Rome-de-Tarn 35 km 40 - 70 km 300↓  300
Creissels ►► St. Jean du Bruel 36 km 43 - 75 km 120
Creissels ►► Meyrueis 46 km 50 - 70 km 330
Meyrueis ►► St. Jean du Bruel 44 km 50 - 70 km 230↑  450↓
St. Jean du Bruel ►► Sorgues 36 km 40 - 80 km 280↑  300↓
Sorgues ►► St.Jean d'Alcas 26 km 40 - 80 km 100↑  130↓


 
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