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The Albi - Millau Luxury very light cycling holiday in Tarn Valley

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Walking the Tarn Valley trail

Vallée de l'Amitiée Haute Vallée du Tarn, Gorges des Raspes,
Albi - Viaduc de Millau.

6 or 7 days light/very light cycling packages through the friendly Valley of the Tarn.

Itineraries   Pricing

The trip starts in Albi and ends in Millau. At the end in Millau you can go back to Albi by bus.


The landscape of the Tarn is Mediterranean in character. The beautiful pink city of Albi (UNESCO World Heritage) nestles on the River Tarn's banks, dominated by its magnificent cathedral whose fortifications are testimony to more turbulent times during which Albi and surrounding settlements such as Ambialet were attacked first as part of the crusades to suppress the Cathar heresy and later in the Wars of Religion. As you follow the course of the river Eastwards on wooded hills and along mellow stone-work villages in Tarn Valley, you discover the valley unspoiled and full of cultural interest.

Staying in very comfortable hotels, you will discover the distinctive, rich cuisine of the region, and its excellent wines, such as the flinty Gaillac whites.


Terrain: riverside quiet roads
Daily stages up to 40 km with bags transfer.
Altitude: 200 - 600m
Hotels: 1**, 1**** and 3*** hotels.
Climate: this southern region enjoys a lovely Mediterranean climate, with a hot summer and warm spring and autumn. Temperatures average 19C in May and October, 25C in June and September, and 27C in the height of summer.

Pictures of the valley : Haute Vallée du Tarn

Starting point: Albi. The hotel is located in centre of town at just one minute walk from the main sights.

Albi market at Cathedral

ALBI is a beautiful, midi (southern) town along the Tarn river. with a beautiful lively orange-red brick old streets, alike Toulouse, which is only 75 km away, its cathedral, of the times of the Cathars, and its Museum Toulouse Lautrec it is a perfect start and end for a cultural, gastronomic and Moderate (walking as well as cycling) vacation.

The Valley near Brousse-le-Château

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Itineraries   Pricing

Hotels and schedule B35 superior very light packages 6 days
very light
6 days
7 days
Albi **** BnB hotel with a pool. d 1 d 1 d 1
Ambialet *** dinner, BnB, pool d 2   d 2
Plaisance *** dinner, BnB, pool   d 2 d 3
Brousse-le-Château** dinner,-BnB d 3 d 3 d 4
St. Affrique **** BnB, pool d 4 d 4 d 5
Château de Creissels ****
dinner, BnB, pool
d 5
d 5 d 6
Leave after breakfast d 6 d 6 d 7

Itineraries   Pricing

B08 -AM light Superior
Basic rate in €, in p.p. - double room sharing.
Bags transfer maps and written route instructions included.
BnB's Dinners Basic rate p.p. Supplement
HS p.p.
1-person room
6 days very light 5 3 1066 74 428 96 152
6 days light 5 3 1072 82 465 96 152
7 days light 6 4 1209 85 516 120 172
Extra nights BnB's Dinners Basic rate p.p. Supplement
HS p.p.
1-person room
Albi Hotel Saint Antoine **** yes no 93 0 93 24 35
Plaisance *** pool yes yes 124 11 77 24 35
St.Affrique **** pool-SPA yes yes 156 57 114 24 35
Château de Creissels ****pool yes yes 142 11 90 24 35
  • Take-away lunches are not included. You can order them at the hotel or the host the evening before departure.

  • Solo all-in: add 78 % at basic rate. Supplement single room included, bike rental not included.

  • Not included: Lunches.
    E-Bike rental possible with start in Plaisance (option).

Discount p.p. for small groups and families
B08 light sup packages
See terms and conditions of group discounts
Parties van 3 personen :   4 % p.p.
Parties van 4 personen :   8 % p.p.
Parties van 5 personen : 11 % p.p.
Parties van 6 personen :   9 % p.p.
Parties van 7 personen : 12 % p.p.
Parties van 8 personen : 14 % p.p.

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Tarn Valley
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