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Bike Tours in the Grands Causses in Occitanie, South of France

We offer very light, light and moderate tours in all of the three main areas of the Grands Causses: Tarn valley, Roquefort area and the Gorges du Tarn


Very Light cycling tours in Pays de Roquefort:B05

Very Light cycling tours in Gorges and Causses: B04 light - B06d

Very Light cycling tours in Tarn Valley B00 - B05 - B08



Light cycling tours in Tarn Valley B05 - B08 - B01 - B35sup

Light cycling tours in Gorges and Causses: B04 light - B01 - B10 - B06c - B11

Light cycling tours in Pays de Roquefort: B05 - B08 - B01 - B06c



Moderate cycling tours in Tarn Valley B05 - B08 - B10 - B01 - B13

Moderate cycling tours in Pays de Roquefort: B02 - B10 - B01 - B13 - B03 - B11 - B08Moderate

Moderate cycling tours in Gorges and Causses: B04 - B10 - B13 - B03 - B11 - B12 - B20



Light bike tours Albi and Bastides (B07)

We propose a plus, superior or a luxury version of this light cycling tour in departement Tarn.
You can start these packages in Albi or in Plaisance. For all details see the links below.

Start in Albi, plus packages. Start in Plaisance, plus packages.

Start in Albi, superior packages. Start in Plaisance, superior packages.
Start in Albi, luxe packages. Start in Plaisance, luxe packages.

Bike rental possible, electric bikes too!


All of these tour go through the three main areas of South Aveyron: Tarn valley, Pays de Roquefort and part of the Gorges and Causses, the canyons of the limestone plateau.

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The very light biking tour are designed for family with children from 10 on,who like biking in a hilly to mountainous environment but at the same time avoid climbing and long distances. You will be in the Tarn Valley and the Canyons de la Dourbie. You will stay in some hotels with swimming pools and there will be enough time for children to have fun, swimming in the river or do a canoe trip.
You will be cycling through 3 river valleys: Tarn, Dourbie (Canyons) and Sorgues.

Tarn Valley at Broquiès
Tarn Valley at Broquiès


You will visit a 10-12th century Templars city: La Couvertoiradeanda archetypical 9th - 13th century castle in Brousse-le-Château.
You will see a splendid and ever changing scenery with hilly mountains, canyons, plateaus, villages and small towns.

Some tours start in Albi, the city of the famous painter of Moulin Rouge and Aristide Bruant, Toulouse Lautrec, is moreover worth your visit because of its cathedral and its nice old town centre.
Via the spectacular Gorges de la Dourbie and a Templars village you'll pass the Valley of the Sorgues in the Pays de Roquefort and St. Affrique and come back in Albi.


Tarn valley.

Hilly Sud-Aveyron
Hilly South of Aveyron

When biking the whole old railway line from Albi up to St. Affrique (8-day tour) you will bike over 6 railway bridges and through 10 railway tunnels. For holiday makers who don't like tunnels: you will be able to avoid the longer ones (more than 100m).

On your way to and from Millau you will ride under and above the viaduc de Millau.


More pictures of Tarn Valley and Pays de Roquefort


Gorges du Tarn


  Millau Viaduct

Millau viaduct
Grand Site Midi-Pyrénées



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