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Superior Cycling Holiday : 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.

  • Superior *** hotel packages starting in Creissels at 2 km from Millau.
    See also our Cevennes--B12 packages for a luxury and challenging version

  • 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 - 11 €.

  • Not included in basic rate: Bike rental.

  • Important group discounts for parties from 3 persons to 8 persons.

Your trip will go through in three main areas of South Aveyron and Tarn basin: Tarn Valley, Pays de Roquefort and part of the Gorges and Causses, the canyons of the limestone plateau.Gorges du Tarn at Roc Hourtous If you'd like to go up the causses we can arrange for some transfers to bring you above on the Causse. Then you will only bike flat and down. If you indicate your interest in this we'll send you a quote.

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Pictures of Canyons, Gorges and Causses

Pictures of Pays de Roquefort.

Pictures of Tarn Valley.

Daily distances from 40 to 76 km (day minimum) and 70 -90 km (day maximum).
1 to 3 climbs of 400m (rise increase of 7-9 degree, 400m altitude difference, ascents of 4 - 7 kms) per day.

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

A challenging stageto the Cirque de Navacelles and past abysses of the Larzac Méridional in Hérault departement is part the tour. Uw ****hotel in de Gordes du Tarn

You will see Templars villages and maybe visit the Roquefort cheese caves, before returning to Tarn valley and its Viaduc de Millau.

Rates and details of this superior B11 package in *** hotels.

This bike tour is also availble as standard and as plus packages:
Rates and details of the B11 packages in standard ** accommodations.
Rates and details of the B11 tour in plus ** and *** accommodations.

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B11suppackage Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2020 B&B Dinners Lunches Basic rate
single room
5 days 4 3 0  € 799  € 28  € 361  € 54  € 120
6 days 5 3 0  € 905  € 28  € 390  € 72  € 156
7 days 6 4 0  € 1066  € 37  € 467  € 90  € 170
8 days 7 5 0  € 1192  € 43  € 524  € 108  € 186

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Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Basic rate
Supplement single room Bike rental /
Bike rental /
Chateau de Chateau de Creissels ****
yes yes no € 118 € 0 € 78 € 17 € 28
Meyrueis, Château d'Ayres **** pool yes yes no € 116 € 14 € 90 € 17 € 28
St. Jean du Bruel **/*** pool yes no no € 54 € 0 € 44 € 17 € 28
St. Jean d'Alcas *** pool yes yes no € 86 € 9 € 74 € 17 € 28
St. Rome-de-Tarn *** pool yes yes no € 88 € 5 € 56 € 17 € 28
Lunches are not included. The price of a take-away lunch varies from 9 to 15 Euro. You can order it from the hotelkeeper the evening before departure.
Solo all-in: add 72% at basic rate. Supplement single room included, bike rental not included.

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

B11 superior package

Parties of 3 persons :   6 % p.p.
Parties of 4 persons :   9 % p.p.
Parties of 5 persons : 11 % p.p.
Parties of 6 persons : 12 % p.p.
Parties of 7 persons : 13 % p.p.
Parties of 8 persons : 14 % p.p.

Additional discount for one child sharing parents room or third child in triple room: € 10,- per night

Day by day programme

5 days 6
7 days 8 days B11 Program superior package

day 1

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day 1

Chateau de Chateau de Creissels ****
Arrival and overnight in Chateau de Creissels ****.
If you like to bike a little today, 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)
day 2 day 2 day 2 day 2 St. Chély-du-Tarn ** or (supplement) La Malène, Château de la Caze ****
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 Hotel Montesquiou. 43 km minimum.
day 3 day 3 day 3 day 3 Meyrueis-Ayres ****Pool
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. (38, 55 or 65 km).
day 4 day 4 day 4 St. Jean-du-Bruel ** Pool.
Over de Causse Noir ride to the Grotte Rose de Dargilan or a ride through the
Gorges du Trèvezel. Option: cycling up the slopes of the Mont Aigoual for a fantastic descent to St. Jean du Bruel. 68 km
day 5 day 5 St. Jean d'Alcas, Moulin de Gauty *** pool.
Past Templars cities ride to the cheese caves of Roquefort. Down into the Sorgues valley to the resurgence of Sorgue river. 48 km.
day 6 St. Rome-de-Tarn *** pool. Via Roquefort cheese caves and St. Affrique.
Through the avant causses and the Sorgues valley you ride to St. Rome de Tarn in Tarn valley. 50, 70 or 90 km
day 4
45 km
day 5
day 6
55 km
day 7
25 km
Chateau de Creissels ****
* pool
Short light ride back through the valley to Millau or a challenging climb to Castelnau-Pégayrols and splendid views onto the Viaduc de Millau.
day 5 day 6 day 7 day 8 Leave after breakfast, end of the package.

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