AveyronLa Ligne Verte

Moderate Cycling Holiday in South of France
Southern-Aveyron : Land of the Templars and Roquefort

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A journey through the quiet, sparsely populated Parc Naturel Régional des Grands Causses. https://www.tourisme-aveyron.com/fr

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St. Affrique - Camarès - Ceilhes - Gorges de la Dourbie - Millau - St. Affrique


plateau of the Larzac

Through the river valley of the Sorgues and Cernon, up and down the hills of the Monts de l'Hérault you will head to the vast limestone plateau of the Larzac the domain or sheep herds, the providers of the Roquefort. Modern time keeps up at slow pace here. Past centuries-old villages, such as the Templars'fortresses or Ste Eulalie-de-Cernon and La Couvertoirade. You bike in a hilly to mountainous environment staying in small characteristic ** family-run hotels, where you'll enjoy the special menus of the Aveyron "terroir".
More info on the scenery .

For a stage through the canyon of the Dourbie river you can book the 8 days trip. Every trip can be extended with extra (i.e. second) nights in one of the standard hotels for a rest-day or for a extra cycling day in a smaller or larger loop around the hotel you opt for.

This very typical and characteristic tour of South-Aveyron can be started in St. Affrique as well as in Millau. Daily cycling distances: short variant: 30-40 km, 40-60 km. long variant: 82-98 km.
Elevation gains from 100 to 400m, 3 to 5 times a day.
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Pays de Roquefort. <br>

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.

Roquefort-Le Combalou
Roquefort and Cirque de Tournemire

 
More pictures on Pays de Roquefort.

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 many walks in this walking area. The landscape exudes peace and unspoiled natural beauty.

St. Affrique in Sud Aveyron
Saint Affrique in Sud-Aveyron

Here le "Midi" (South of France) begins: A nice climate, : mountains, limestone plateaus (Causses), lush green valleys, roaring rivers (Sorgues, Dourdou). Lots of small villages here. No fast food here, but the French cuisine, honest food in small family-run hotels where you will get a warm welcome.

More pictures or Pays de Roquefort.

Office de Tourisme Pays de Roquefort



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Packages Day stages Prices

B02 Moderate plus package Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2021 B & B Dinners Basic rate
p.p.
Suppl.
July & August
Suppl.
single room
Hybrid Bike
rental
 E-Bike
rental
5 days 4 4 € 597 € 7 € 192 € 52 € 84
6 days 5 5 € 791 € 7 € 257 € 67 € 112
7 days 6 6 € 929 € 13 € 315 € 83 € 140
8 days 7 7 € 1069 € 14 € 347 € 100 € 168
9 days 8 8 € 1229 € 14 € 391 € 117 € 196
10 days 9 9 € 1412 € 17 € 431 € 134 € 224
11 days 10 10 € 1537 € 26 € 486 € 140 € 234

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Extra nights B & B Dinner Basic rate
p.p.
Suppl.
July & August
Supplement single room Bike rental E-Bike rental
St.Affrique **-*** Le Vern yes yes € 84 € 0 € 55 € 17 € 28
St. Jean-du-Bruel ** Midi Papillon Pool yes yes € 81 € 5 € 56 € 17 € 28
Château de Creissels ****Pool yes yes € 106 € 0 € 61 € 17 € 28
  • Take-away lunches are not included. You can order them at the hotel or the host the evening before departure.

  • Solo all-in: add 63 % of basic_rate_pp_double_room_sharing (single room and single bags transfer supplement included)

  • If bike rental is not included you get a discount of € 80 (per pax).

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Discount on basic rate p.p. for small groups and families
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Parties of 3 persons : 10 % p.p.
Parties of 4 persons : 16 % p.p.
Parties of 5 persons : 17 % p.p.
Parties of 6 persons : 18 % p.p.
Parties of 7 persons : 29 % p.p.
Parties of 8 persons : 20 % p.p.


Packages Day stages Prices

Stages 5 to 11 days packages
5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days 9 days 10 days 11 days
St. Affrique **-***
day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

Camarès ** pool day 2

42, 62 km or
98 km

day 2

42, 62 km or
98 km

day 2

42, 62 km or
98 km

day 2

42, 62 km or
98 km

day 2

42, 62 km or
98 km

day 2 en 3 42, 62 km or
98 km
day 2 and 3

42, 62 km or
98 km

Ceilhes ** day 3

61 or 92 km

day 3

61 or 92 km

day 3

61 or 92 km

day 3

61 or 92 km

day 3

61 or 92 km

day 4

61 or 92 km

day 4

61 or 92 km

St. Jean-du-Bruel **-*** pool day 4

60 or 94 km


day 4

60 or 94 km


day 4

60 or 94 km

day 5

60 or 94 km

day 5 en 6

60 or 94 km

Château de Creissels **
(near Millau)
day 4

68 or 93 km

day 5

57 or 73 km

day 5

57 or 73 km

day 5

57 or 73 km

day 6

57 or 73 km

day 7

57 or 73 km

Brousse-le-Château **
day 6

84 km

day 6

84 km

day 7

84 km

day 8

84 km

Castelnau-Pégayrols
**
pool
day 7

52, 78 or 102 km


day 8

84 km

day 9

84 km

St. Affrique ** -*** day 4

46 or 86 km

day 5

44 or 70 km

day 6

44 or 70 km

day 7

62 or 71 km

day 8

60 or 80 km

day 9

60 or 80 km

day 10

60 or 80 km

day 5

Leave after breakfast

day 6

Leave after breakfast

day 7

Leave after breakfast

day 8

Leave after breakfast

day 9

Leave after breakfast

day 10

Leave after breakfast

day 11

Leave after breakfast



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