region of France is a wonderful location for a light French cycling holiday
with major river valleys clad in green woods and forests. Often as though
hanging from cliff edges you see many sandstone fortified villages. Romantic
ancient villages are just some of the delights to see on your French cycle
tour in the extraordinary variety of landscapes of Aveyron and the Parc
Naturel des Grands Causses.
A light journey along three rivers: Tarn, Sorgue and Dourbie. The trip goes
through three very different sceneries in the Natural Parc des Grands Causses:
The first part you will be cycling in the Canyon of the Dourbie to Nant.
You'll see the vultures circling high above you.
In the second part you'll be crossing the Causse du Larzac and be in
La Couvertoirade the most known Templars town, The Larzac is a limestone
plateau from where the Templars started their crusades to Jerusalem in th
12th and 13th century. You'll find Roquefort and its cheese caves on your
way. Through the beautiful valleys of the Sorgue you'll be heading slowly
going down to St. Affrique. Pictures of Pays de Roquefort.
In the last part you'll cycle in the valley of the Tarn and ride
the Millau Viaduct back to your starting place: Millau.
On your first day you can cycle to the Millau viaduct.
Average daily distances: 35 km.
Starting days : every day from March till end of October.
For booking this tour, we ask you to complete our booking form.
Travel: The nearest airport to B06c is Rodez or Montpellier (Ryanair).
Transfer to starting point of the B06c is not included.
Taxi from airport to Rodez train station = € 14,-.
Train/bus to Millau = € 3,-
Taxi transfer from the airport to Creissels: € 115,-
You can also travel (TGV or airport) to Montpellier and take the (SNCF)-Bus
to Millau ( € 23,-).
DBB = dinner, B & B
DmD = Daily Minimum Distances in km. For every day: descriptions
of longer options included too. You can bike up to 60 or 70 km a
day if you want.
EG = Elevation Gains in meters (cumulative)