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Albi - Millau - Albi:
 
 
B10
"Active" Bike tour in South of France

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Albi - Millau - Albi  cycling tour.

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"Active" cycling tour through Tarn basin and Parc des Grands Causses in South Aveyron (Midi Pyrénées) along three rivers : Tarn, Sorgues and Dourbie and its magnificent canyon. Hilly bike tour on the hills (slopes of the valleys) from average 300 alt. up to average 700m. Gorges du Tarn at Roc Hourtous

These "superior" B10 packages differ from the "Luxury"B10 packages only in the space and comfort of the rooms of the luxury packages, the luxury packages being the top.

  • 6 - 12 days cycling packages. Start and finish in Albi.

  • Optional:  extra nights in any of the hotels of the package for a rest-day or an extra cycling day.
     
  • Important group discounts for parties of  3 persons to 8 persons.
    Pax of 3p:   9% discount on basic rate p.p.
    Pax of 8p: 20% discount on basic rate p.p.

     
  • Self guided cycling hotel-tour with baggage transfer for family and (well trained) kids 15 years old.
     

  • "superior***" packages,   *** and **** hotels.
    You can also book a luxury***/**** Bike tour in France: Albi and Tarn Valley or a **plus version of this tour.
     Click here for all details of the **plus-packages.

     
  • You can start this tour any day of the week between March 15th and October 31th.
     
  • Many opportunities for canoeing and swimming in Tarn river. Active bike tour.
     

  • Bags transfers included.
     
  • Not included: Lunches. Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 8 - 16 EURO.
     
  • Not included in basic rate: Bike rental.
     

 

 

 

On your way to St.Affrique you will ride past 2 railway bridges and through 4 railway tunnels. For holiday makers who don't like tunnels: you will be able to avoid the longer ones (more than 800m).
Your start is in Albi, a beautiful, Southern, Italian like town at Tarn River. Albi market

With its famous architecture, alike Toulouse, from which it is only 75 kms away, Albi and its cathedral, of the times of the Cathars and its Museum Toulouse Lautrec it is a perfect start and end for an  active cycling holiday.

You will be cycling daily 60 to 88km km average through the friendly Valley of the Tarn and the Gorges du Tarn.
At many places you can make a canoe trip. In Albi you will stay in a Hotel **/***.
In the **** hotels we don't included diner, so you are free to decide for yourself.

Albi, UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
On the banks of the Tarn river in south-west France, the old city of Albi reflects the culmination of a medieval architectural and urban ensemble. Today the Old Bridge (Pont-Vieux), the Saint-Salvi quarter and its church are testimony to its initial development (10th -11th centuries). Following the Albigensian Crusade against the Cathars heretics (13th century) it became a powerful Episcopal city. Built in a unique southern French Gothic style from local brick in characteristic red and orange colors, the lofty fortified Cathedral (late 13th century) dominates the city, demonstrating the power regained by the Roman Catholic clergy.
Alongside the Cathedral is the vast bishop’s Palais de la Berbie, overlooking the river and surrounded by residential quarters that date back to the Middle Ages. The Episcopal City of Albi forms a coherent and homogeneous ensemble of monuments and quarters that has remained largely unchanged over the centuries.

On your way from Creissels you will go under the Viaduc de Millau and see this beautiful architectural creation from above.


You trip will be in the three main areas of Tarn basin: Tarn valley, Pays de Roquefort and part of the Gorges and Causses, the canyons of the limestone plateau, in Southern Aveyron department.

 

Click here for a virtual visit of Aveyron.

Pictures of Canyons, Gorges and Causses

Pictures of Pays de Roquefort.

Pictures of Tarn Valley.

 
Packages Day programs Prices

B10  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.
p.p.
Suppl.
single room
Bike
rental
Bike
rental
 6 days  5  2  0  € 841  € 10  € 329  € 68  € 132
 7 days  6  3  0  € 1044  € 10  € 371  € 85  € 165
 8 days  7  4  0  € 1170  € 16  € 421  € 102  € 198
 9 days  8  5  0  € 1387  € 29  € 476  € 119  € 231
 10 days  9  5  0  € 1597  € 29  € 583  € 136  € 264
 11 days  10  6  0  € 1741  € 29  € 652  € 144  € 297
 12 days  11  6  0  € 1882  € 29  € 734  € 160  € 330
 
Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
Suppl.
July-Aug.
p.p.
Supplement single room Bike rental Bike rental
Albi **/*** Pastelliers
(Hotel St.Antoine as option)
 yes  no  no  € 61  € 0  € 49  € 16  € 33
Plaisance ***  pool  yes  yes  no  € 103  € 0  € 67  € 16  € 33
St. Jean d'Alcas **/*** pool  yes  yes  no  € 85  € 9  € 65  € 16  € 33
Meyrueis - Ayres **** pool  yes  yes  no  € 116  € 14  € 91  € 16  € 33
Châtau-de-la-Caze ****  pool  yes  no  no  € 124  € 0  € 101  € 16  € 33
Château de Creissels ***  pool  yes  yes  no  € 116  € 0  € 55  € 16  € 33
St.Affrique le 1837 ***  pool  yes  yes  no  € 113  € 0  € 79  € 16  € 33
No lunches included. The price of a take-away lunch varies from 10 to 15 Euro. You can order at the hotel the evening before departure or else have lunch in a restaurant on the way.
Rates of our luxury tours are indicative, because of availability, different periods of High Season and of yield management of the luxury hotels.

Supplement for rooms with 2 beds: €6 per night per room.
Solo all-in: add 66% at basic rate. Supplement single room included, bike rental not included.

For booking this tour please complete our booking form.


Discount on basic rate p.p. for small groups and families
See terms and conditions of group discounts
 
Parties of  3 persons :   8 % p.p.
Parties of  4 persons : 12 % p.p.
Parties of  5 persons : 14 % p.p.
Parties of  6 persons : 16 % p.p.
Parties of  7 persons : 17 % p.p.
Parties of  8 persons : 18 % p.p.


Packages Day programs Prices

Programme 
B10 - luxury
6 - 12 days
6-day 7-day 8-day   9-day 10-day 11-day 12-day
Albi **/*** B&B, arrival day
N
o biking today. Altitude: 150m
day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1
Plaisance ***
Elevation gains: +140 m
day 2
(50 kms)
day 2
(50 kms)
day 2
(50 kms)
day 2
(50 kms)
day 2
(50 kms)
day 2
(50 kms)
 
day 2
(50 kms)
St. Jean d'Alcas *** pool
Elevation gains: +350 m
day 3
(66 kms)
day 3
(66 kms)
day 3
(66 kms)
day 3
(66 kms)
day 3
(66 kms)
day 3
(66 kms)
day 3
(66 kms)
St. Jean-du-Bruel **/*** pool
Elevation gains: +410m
      day 4
(58 kms)
day 4
(58kms)
day 4
(58kms)
day 4
(52 kms)
Meyrueis-Château d'Ayres **** pool
Elevation gains: +450 m
      day 5
(54 kms)
day 5
(54 kms)
day 5
(54 kms)
day 5
(45 kms)
Château de la Caze **** pool
Elevation gains: +350 m
        day 6
(44 kms)
day 6
(44 kms)
day 6
(61 kms)
Creissels *** pool
Elevation gains: -250m
  day 4
(70 kms)
day 4
(70 kms)
day 6
(44 kms)
day 7
(48 kms)
day 7
(48 kms)
day 7
(53 kms)
St.Rome-de-Tarn *** pool
Elevation gains: +350 m
    day 5
(54 kms)
day 7
(54 kms
day 8
(54 kms)
day 8
(54 kms)
day 8
(59 kms)
St. Affrique *** pool
Elevation gains: +410m
day 4
(51 kms)
day 5
(54 kms)
day 6
(44 kms)
      day 9
(52 kms)
Plaisance ***
Elevation gains: +140 m
          day 9
(59 kms)
day 10
(59 kms)
Albi ****
Elevation gains: -150m
day 5
(83 kms)
day 6
(83 kms)
day 7
(83 kms)
day 8
(85 kms)
day 9
(85 kms)
day 10
(50 kms)
day 11
(50 kms)
Leave after  breakfast day 6 day 7 day 8 day 9 day 10 day 11 day 12

Distances indicated in km are for the minimum program of the day. The route descriptions will also contain longer stages ( up to 60 and 80 km) for each day.

 

Packages Day programs Prices

 
 
Very light
cycling holiday
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cycling holiday
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cycling holiday
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cycling holiday
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