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Bike tours South of France
Millau - Gorges du Tarn - Millau

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.

Pictures of Tarn Valley.

This cycling tour will be a light one if you stay down in the canyons and valleys. But if you bike up the plateau a moderate or even challenging tour can be made with daily distances of 60 to 90 kmand 1 to 4 climbs of 400m per day (rise increase of 7-9 degree, 400m. altitude difference, 4 - 7kmlong).

We provide route-descriptions of stages 40-50 km (light), 50-70 km (Moderate) and 70-120 km (Challenging).

Roquefort-Le Combalou
Roquefort and Cirque de Tournemire

After some days in the Canyons, you will bike through the hilly environment of the Pays de Roquefort.

Sporty bikers will bike to the Cirque de Navacelles and past abysses of the Larzac Méridional in Hérault departement. You will see Templars towns and visit the Roquefort cheese caves if you like, before returning to the Tarn valley on your way back to Millau underneath the viaduct.


Gorges du Tarn

The scenery in the Gorges is spectacular.

Find here some Pictures of the Gorges du Tarn   and   here some pictures of Pays de Roquefort.

Starting from and ending in Millau (5, 6 or 7 days).

You can book extra nights with or without maps & route descriptions in any hotel you wish.

From Millau you bike eastwards following the Tarn river and its tributaries. You'll be in the gorges, carved out canyons: 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 area of the Grands Causses Natural Parc. Steep crags of 400m and the typical scenery of limestone plateaux dissected by rivers.

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Rates and details of this B11 tour in standard ** accommodation (on this page).

Rates and details of this B11 tour inplus** & *** accommodation.

Rates and details of this B11 tour in superior*** accommodation.


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Itineraries Day stages Pricing


Standaard Packages. Basic rate : in € p.p. double room sharing. Bags transfer, maps and GPX-files included.
2024 BnB Dinners Lunches Basic rate Suppl.
July-Aug
Suppl.
Single room
Bike rental e-Bike rental
B11 5 days 4 2 0 662 25 230 76 134
B11 6 days 5 3 0 781 27 266 96 142
B11 7 days 6 4 0 884 28 301 114 172
B11 8 days 6 4 0 943 28 301 128 199

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Extra nights BnB   Dinner Lunch Basic rate
p.p.
Suppl.
July-Aug
Suppl.
single room
Bike
rental
e-bike
rental
Millau *** La Capelle Yes No No 79 10 60 21 33
St. Chély du Tarn
**Pool
Yes Yes No 81 4 43 21 33
Meyrueis ***pool
Grand Hotel de France
Yes Yes No 74 1 36 21 33
Rozier** Grand Hotel
des Voyageurs **
Yes Yes No 60 2 32 21 33
St. Affrique
** Pont Neuf
No No No 5 0 2 21 33

  • No lunches included. You can order at the hotel the evening before departure or else have lunch in a restaurant on the way.

  • Supplement for rooms with 2 beds: € 3 per night per room.

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

  • For booking this tour you go to our booking form .

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B11 standard packages
Parties van 3 personen :    6 % p.p.
Parties van 4 personen : 11 % p.p.
Parties van 5 personen : 17 % p.p.
Parties van 6 personen : 13 % p.p.
Parties van 7 personen : 17 % p.p.
Parties van 8 personen : 20 % p.p.

Itineraries Day stages Pricing

     Day by day program standard and plus tours

Overnight in  5 days  6 days  7 days  8 days Day program B11
Millau*** 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. Chély-du-Tarn
**
pool
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)
Meyrueis
***
pool
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.
Nant**   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 kmto St. Jean du Bruel and Nant through the Gorges de la Dourbie.
(37, 62 or 75 km)
Le Rozier**     Day 5 Day 5 Today you will go up the Causse Noir. You can visit de Pink Cave of Dargilan.
St. Affrique
**
      Day 6 Today you will bike over two causses to St. Affrique. You can visit Roquefort Cheese caves. (77 or 93 km).
Millau ** Day 4
45 km
Day 5
36 km
Day 6
45 km
Day 7
48 km
Today you will bike through the Gorges des Raspes du Tarn in Tarn Valley and via St. Rome-de-Tarn you'll go back to Millau and cycle under the Millau viaduct.
  Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 End of packageafter breakfast

Summary of all La Ligne Verte cycling tours

Cycling in South of France with La Ligne Verte
Very light
Cycling Holiday

Max 40 km almost flat
Challenging
Cycling Tours in France

80-100 km Challenging

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