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Millau, Gorges du Tarn, Causses.

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

These bike-tours are light tours if you keep cycling down in the canyons and valleys. When cycling up the plateau a moderate or even challenging tour can be made with daily distances of 60 to 90 kmand with 1 to 4 climbs of 400 m per day.

The scenery in the Gorges is rather spectacular.

Gorges du Tarn - Rock des Hourtous
Hortous, Gorges du Tarn

More Pictures of the Gorges du Tarn.


This tour starts and ends in Millau.

East of Millau the Tarn river and its tributaries carved out 4 canyon like Gorges: Gorges de la Dourbie, Gorges de la Jonte, Gorges du Trèvezel and the most famous of all the Gorges du Tarn. These Gorges are at the heart of the most spectacular walking area of the Grands Causses Natural Parc. Steep crags of 400m and the typical scenery of limestone plateaux dissected by rivers.You'llsee the Grotte Rose of Dargilan, the unusual scenery of the Causses (Le Chaos de Montpellier le Vieux and Roques Altes).

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Here le "Midi" (South of France) begins: A nice climate, : mountains, limestone plateaus (Causses), lush green valleys, roaring rivers (Tarn, Jonte, Dourbie, Lot, Aveyron, Dourdou). Lots of small villages here.

No fast food here, but the French cuisine, honest food in small family-run hotels and you will get a warm welcome.


Vase de Sevres- le Rozier - Gorges de la Jonte
Vase de Sèvres, Causse Méjean 

Attractive if you
like quiet, simplicity and unspoiled nature. You are cycling in the Parc Régional des Grands Causses in South-Aveyron. Aveyron is also a rich source of (ancient) culture: the district of Templars, medieval cloisters and places of pilgrimage. And... apart from the cyclists and hikers, a renowned district for bird-watching, mountain-biking, a region if you
seek unspoiled nature, hilly stages, valleys and plateaus, called Causses.

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We propose also a light version of this B04 standard package.

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Millau** BnB Hotel La Capelle Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Day 1
St. Geniez d'Olt ** Le Lion d'Or   Day 2 Day 2 Day 2
La Canourgue ** Hotel du Commerce     Day 3 Day 3
St. Chély-du-Tarn ** Auberge de la Cascade  pool Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 4
Meyrueis *** Grand Hotel de France pool Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 5
Nant ** Hotel Durzon       Day 6
Millau** BnB Hotel Lacapelle Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
Leave after breakfast Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

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B04 standard package Moderate Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2024 BnB Dinners Basic rate
single room
5 days 4 2 € 647 € 20 € 184 € 82 € 148
6 days 5 3 € 887 € 23 € 249 € 101 € 183
7 days 6 4 € 955 € 23 €289 € 120 € 212
8 days 7 5 € 1073 € 26 € 324 € 137 € 247

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Extra nights BnB Dinner Basic rate
Single room
e-Bike rental
Millau **Hotel Hericlea Sport pool yes no € 57 € 7 € 41 € 23 € 39
St. Chély-du-Tarn ** pool yes yes € 81 € 4 € 43 € 23 € 39
Meyrueis *** pool yes yes € 74 € 0 € 36 € 23 € 39
  • Take-away lunches are not included.
    You can order them at the hotel or the host the evening before departure.

  • Solo all-in: add 80 % at basic rate. Supplement single room included, bike rental not included.

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Parties van 3 personen :   7 % p.p.
Parties van 4 personen : 14 % p.p.
Parties van 5 personen : 20 % p.p.
Parties van 6 personen : 15 % p.p.
Parties van 7 personen : 20 % p.p.
Parties van 8 personen : 24 % p.p.

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Staying 5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days program B04

Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Arrival and overnight in Millau. If you like to bike some flat km, that's possible.
The tour today to get acquainted with the region and the bike will lead you along the Tarn Valley Westwards to St. Rome-de-Tarn and over the Causse du Larzac. (31 km)
St Geniez d'Olt
Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Cycling up the Causse the Lot Valley. (62, 82 or 96 km)
La Canourgue
Day 3 Day 3 Cycling trip by the Aubrac mountains to La Canourgue over the Causse de Sauveterre. (51, 64 or 108 km)
St. Chély-du-Tarn
** pool
Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 4 Most spectacular stage of this tour to the Canyon of the Gorges du Tarn, the best known part of this canyon area. Huge walls, vultures circulating above you....
No climbing at all or as much as you want. Night in St. Chély-du-Tarn. Pool
(48 or 58 km)
*** pool
Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 5 Today you leave the surroundings of the river Tarn and go to the east, to Meyrueis at the Westside of the Cevennes. The short variant passes by Le Rozier/ Peyreleau, and then trough the Gorges of the Jonte. If you’re lucky, you can admire the vultures, circling high above your head. In Le Truel it is worth the trouble to stop at the Belvedère des Vautours. This is a sort of museum/information centre about the re-introduction of the vultures in the Gorges. If you’re in for some more climbing, take the long variant and go and visit the Aven Armand on the Causse Méjean. (34, 51 or 61 km). Night in Meyrueis; pool.
Day 6 This day starts with a rather heavy climb, but that is the biggest part of the work for today. With a small detour you can visit the subterranean river of Bramabiau or you can choose for the shortest way to Nant via the Gorges du Trèvezel. The route along the gorges is one of these very beautiful sites that make France so famous. Apart from that, the road only descends. You pass Cantobre, a village built on a rock and arrive in the lively village of Nant for the overnight.
The most challenging and beautiful stage is the 75 km long stage(1565m alt.) going up the slopes of the Mont Aigoual and cycling down some 24 beautiful kmto Nant through the Gorges de la Dourbie.
(37, 62 or 75 km)

or:Today you will go up the Causse du Larzac with moonlike sceneries and visit the Templars town of La Couvertoirade.(27, 47or 68 km). Night in Cornus or Fondamente.

Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Today you will go back to Millau down the Jonte Valley, DourbieCanyon or Sorgues Valley and via St. Affrique a cosy small southern French town you'll go back to Millau through the Tarn valley and cycle under the Millau viaduct (32, 57 or 68 km).
Only 5 and 6 day tour: you will go back from Meyrueis through the Canyon and the Gorges de la Dourbie to Millau.
Last breakfast Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Leave after breakfast

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