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Cycling Holidays : Millau - Gorges du Tarn - Millau

  • 5 - 8 days cycling tours in the Gorges and Causses of the Grands Causses Nature park.

  • Optional: extra nights in any of the hotels of the package for a rest day or an extra cycling day.
  • Self guided cycling hotel-tour with baggage transfer.
  • Plus ** & *** packages starting in Creissels at 2 km from Millau.
  • You can start this tour any day of the week between March 15th and October 31th.
  • Many opportunities for canoeing and swimming in Tarn river.
  • Bags transfers included.
  • Not included: Lunches. Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 8 - 12 EURO.
  • Not included in basic rate: Bike rental.
  • e-bike rental possible\
  • GPX or KML files available.
  • Important group discounts for parties from 3 persons to 8 persons.

You trip will be in the three main areas of Tarn basin: Tarn valley, Pays de Roquefort and part of the Gorges and Causses, the canyons of the limestone plateau, most of all in Aveyron department. Click here for a virtual visit of Aveyron.

Pictures of Canyons, Gorges and Causses

Pictures of Pays de Roquefort.Roquefort-Le CombalouPictures of Tarn Valley.

Walking or cycling the Canyons of the Grands Causses
This cycling tour can be a light one if you stay down in the canyons and valleys. But if you prefer biking up the plateau an Moderate or even Challenging tour can be made with daily distances from 60 to 90 kms and 1 to 4 climbs of 400m per day (rise increase of 7-9 degree, 400m. altitude difference, 4 - 7kms long).

After some days in the Canyons, you will bike through the hilly environment of the Pays de Roquefort.
will bike to the Cirque de Navacelles. Past the abysses of the Larzac Méridional in Hérault departement you will see Templars towns and visit the Roquefort cheese caves.

Prices and details of this B11 tour in plus **&*** accommodations.

This tour in the Grands Causses Natural park can also be booked as a standard** package or as a *** superior package.

Rates and details of the B11 tour in standard ** hotel accommodations.
Rates and details of the B11 tour in superior *** hotel accommodations.

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B11 plus package
Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2020 B&B Dinners Lunches Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
single room
5 days 4 4 0 € 622 € 0 € 192 € 54 € 120
6 days 5 5 0 € 729 € 0 € 226 € 72 € 156
7 days 6 6 0 € 897 € 3 € 284 € 90 € 170
8 days 7 7 0 € 1030 € 10 € 329 € 108 € 186
9 days 8 8 0 € 1177 € 3 € 371 € 119 € 196
10 days 9 9 0 € 1281 € 10 € 417 € 136 € 216

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Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
Supplement single room Bike rental e-Bike rental
Chateau de Creissels ****
yes yes no 97 € 0 58 17 27
St. Chély-du-Tarn ** pool yes yes no 71 € 0 38 17 27
Meyrueis *** pool yes yes no 64 € 0 33 17 27
St. Jean du Bruel ** pool yes yes no 66 € 0 33 17 27
St. Rome-de-Tarn *** pool yes yes no 81 € 6 44 17 27
Lunches are not included. The price of a take-away lunch varies from 9 to 12 Euro. You can order it from the hotelkeeper the evening before departure.
Solo all-in: add 65% at basic rate. Supplement single room included, bike rental not included.

Discount p.p. for small groups and families
See terms and conditions of group discounts

B11 plus package

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 : 15 % p.p.
Parties of 7 persons : 17 % p.p.
Parties of 8 persons : 18 % p.p.

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Day by day programme standard and plus tours

Staying 5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days 10 days Programme B11 plus package
Chateau de Creissels ****
Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Arrival and overnight in Château de Creissels (plus accommodation). If you like to bike some flat kms, 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. Chély-du-Tarn
Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 You will bike the Tarn valley up to the Gorges (Canyons) du Tarn, the best known part of this canyon area. Huge walls, vultures and no climbing, unless you prefer to do so. Night in St. Chély-du-Tarn. Pool
(52 km)
Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 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.
St. Jean-du-Bruel
**/*** pool
Day 4 Day 4 Day 4 Day 4 The day starts with a rather heavy climb, but that will be 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 night stay.
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 kms to St. Jean du Bruel through the Gorges de la Dourbie.
(37, 62 or 75 km)
St. Jean d'Alcas
Moulin de Gauty ***
Day 5 Day 5 Day 5 Today you will go up the Causse du Larzac with moonlike sceneries and visit the Templars town of La Couvertoirade. (68 or 75 km). Pool
Day 6 Today you will bike through the Sorgues valley or visit the Templars cities and Roquefort Chees caves. Nice town.
(56 or 73 km). Night in St. Affrique *** pool.
Day 7 Today you will bike iin Tarn Valley. (33 or, 51 or 82 km). Night in Brousse-le-Château** pool. 9th and 13th century castle. Canoe in Broquiès
on your way possible.
St. Rome-de-Tarn
Day 6 Day 8 Today you will bike through the Sorgues valley or visit the Templars cities and Roquefort Chees caves. (43 or, 55 or 78 km). Night in St.Rome-de-Tarn *** pool.
Chateau de Creissels ****

Day 4
45 km
Day 5
43 km
Day 6
55 km
Day 7
28 km
Day 9
28 km
Today you will go down the 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
Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 10 Leave after breakfast

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