Aveyron Walking in Dordogne Valley

Aveyron Côté Sud
Cycling in the Parc des Grands Causses

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Cycling in Grands Causses and Canyons

B01 , Superior cycling packages.

  • 5 to 8 days light self guided cycling hotel-tours with baggage transfer.
  • 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 .
  • This tour can be booked as a Plus**/*** package or as a *** superior package (You stay on this page).
  • Optional:extra nights in every hotel of the package for a rest-day (or an extra cycling day.)
Enjoy a self lead light cycling tour in *** and **** hotels  with "la bonne cuisine du terroir". Bagage transfers included.

Daily distances: min 30 - max 44 km (or for an "Moderate" 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.



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If you prefer a more "Moderate" trip with daily distances up to max 90 km per day you get the route descriptions as well.

From the starting place Creissels at 2 km from Millau you will be heading into the Gorges du Tarn. After the Gorges (canyons) of the Jonte or the Dourbie you go to the Pays de Roquefort and come to Roquefort (cheese!), St. Jean d'Alcas and St. Affrique. You'll end in the valley of the Tarn valley and come to Millau cycling under (light stage) or above (Moderate stage) the Millau viaduct and Creissels.

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
St. Jean d'Alcas

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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.

Gorgese de la Dourbie between Millau and Nant
Gorges de la Dourbie


Tour Includes:

  • Daily bags transfer,
  • Road book with detailed directions including options for longer or shorter options,
  • Maps and site/visit information.
  • GPX or KML tracks for the GPS

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 you take your own clip-less pedals and shoes.
Helmets available for rent at 3 euros per day. To be paid at bicycle fitting.

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


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B 01 superior package Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2022 B&B Dinners Basic rate
p.p.
Suppl.
July-Aug.
Suppl.
single room
Bike
rental

e-Bike
rental
5 days 4 2 € 890 € 23 € 385 € 55 € 120
6 days 5 2 € 1008 € 23 € 431 € 73 € 151
7 days 6 3 € 1163 € 32 € 508 € 92 € 177
8 days 7 3 € 1316 € 32 € 611 € 110 € 199

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Extra nights B&B Dinner Basic rate
p.p.
Suppl.
July-Aug.
Supplement single room Bike rental e-Bike
rental
St. Jean d'Alcas *** pool yes yes € 88 € 10 € 75 € 18 € 29
St. Affrique, Le 1837 SPA **** pool yes no € 113 € 0 € 98 € 18 € 29
Chateau de Creissels ****
pool
yes yes € 130 € 0 € 88 € 18 € 29
Meyrueis-Ayres ****pool yes no € 99 € 12 € 94 € 18 € 29
St. Jean-du-Bruel **/*** pool yes no € 56 € 0 € 445 € 18 € 29
  • Lunches are not included. You can order it from the hotelkeeper the evening before departure.

  • Solo: add 81 % to basic rate. supplement single room included, supplement July-August and bike-rental not included.

 
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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 : 11 % p.p.
Parties of 5 persons : 14 % p.p.
Parties of 6 persons : 12 % p.p.
Parties of 7 persons : 14 % p.p.
Parties of 8 persons : 15 % p.p.


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Hotels B01-sup 5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days
Chateau de Creissels ****
* pool
day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1
Le Rozier, Chateau de la Muse et du Rozier ****   day 2
Meyrueis, Château d'Ayres ****

pool

    day 2 day 3
St. Jean du Bruel **/***
Midi Papillon

pool

day 2 day 2 day 3 day 4
St. Jean d'Alcas
Moulin de Gauty*** pool
day 3 day 3 day 4 day 5
St. Affrique
Résidence de Tourisme SPA-Pool ****
  day 4 day 5 day 6
Chateau de Creissels ****
pool
day 4 day 5 day 6 day 7
Leave after breakfast day 5 day 6 day 7 day 8
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