Hiking holiday in Tarn valley: Millau, Gorges des Raspes du Tarn & Vallée du Tarn

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Hiking holiday in France Sud-Aveyron.
 Millau, Gorges des Raspes du Tarn & Valley of the Tarn
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Millau →Viaduc de Millau →  St. Rome de Tarn →Viala-du-Tarn →Ayssènes →Broquiès →Brousse-le-Château→St.Izaire →St.Affrique → Castelnau Pégayrols→ Millau

  • 5 to 11 days (and option of extra rest- or walking days).

  • Optional: alternately canoeing and walking stages. Ask us!
  • included: bags tranfer, B & B, all dinners except in Millau.
  • daily walks of 10 - 20 km, average 18 km.
  • grade 2 to 3 on scale 0-7.
  • * and ** Hotels with toilet and shower/bath en suite in room
  • Dogs allowed without extra costs
  • Start and end in Millau from March 15th to October 31st.
  • Bags transfers included. 
  • Not included: Lunches. Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 8 - 11 EURO.
  • cancelation plus package possible on this walk.
  • Find all travel information to get in the Grands Causses here.
  • Very interesting discount for families and small groups.

https://www.tourisme-aveyron.com/fr

Rambling on quiet footpaths is a nice way of experiencing the very divers French countryside. All along Tarn river nature will please bird, plant and quiet lovers.


From Millau following river Tarn you'll walk in Western direction passing under the Millau viaduct in a loop of several days back to Millau.


Past and under the viaduct of Millau (a beautiful design of a British architect) you will walk into Tarn valley. In a Provence like scenery you'll walk over the Larzac Causse to medieval towns such as St.Rome-de-Luzençonand St. Rome-de-Tarn. You will walk into a a dead-end valley and climb to Montjaux and enjoy the farsights on the Cevennes Mountains and the Millau Viaduct. Viala-du Tarn and Ayssènes
are other medieval places you will visit in this walk. In the 9 day trip you will walk all the way to " l'un des plus beau villages de France": Brousse-le-Chateau with its 9th and 13th century castle.

Tarn valley near St.Rome-de-Tarn
The hotel-keepers will pamper you with their outstanding cuisine.
If you like vegetarian food, you can stay an extra night in the Gîte in Ayssènes
, where Maryvonne also gives her vegetarian cooking classes.

Extra days recommended in St. Rome-de-Tarn, Viala-du-Tarn, Ayssènes
(vegetarians!!), Broquiès
(pool, and canoe trip in July and August) and St.Affrique (market Saturday morning).

Starting day: every day.
Elevation gains: once or twice a day 200 - 300m.
Day distances: 10-20 km.A daily maximum of 14 kms is possible. Ask for it.


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Pictures of the Tarn Valley area

Millau viaduct in Tarn valley from Peyre

As in all tours of La Ligne Verte you'll spend 90% of the walk on (single) tracks and unpaved roads.

Villages you will pass are small villages with up to 200 inhabitants. Millau is a town with 22.000 people, St.Affrique is a small town with 10.000 inhabitants. In between the villages, with the necessary stores, you will pass farms but will need to take your lunch with you.

The hotels can provide a take away picknick (price € 8,- to € 11,-).
You will walk 3 to 4 kms an hour.



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Packages Stages Prices

Walk H21a
5-7 days Budget trip
5 days 6 days 7 days Hotels Budget Tour 
Arrival in Millau, roundwalk to the waterfalls of Creissels.
7 or 14 km;
Elevation gains: 100 or 300m
Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Millau
** B & B
Over the Avant Causse to
St. Rome-de-Tarn. 20 km.
Elevation gains: 200m.
Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 St. Rome-de-Tarn *
Dinner, B & B. Beach.
Up the Plateau du Levezou. Panoramic views on the Causses and the Cevennes.
14 km; Elevation gains: 350m.
  Day 3 Day 3
Viala-du-Tarn *
Dinner, B & B
Walk to Castelnau Pégayrols **/*** pool

20 km.
Elevation gains: 200m.

Day 3
Day 4
Day 4
Castelnau Pégayrols **/***
Rouviaguet Chambre d'Hôtes ,  pool
Dinner, B & B,
Walk circuit on the Lévézou
14 km or a rest-day:

Elevation gains: 200m.
Visit of 15 th century castle


Day 5
Castelnau Pégayrols **/***
Rouviaguet Chambre d'Hôtes ,  pool
Dinner, B & B,
Walk (20 km) back to Millau; Elevation loss: -300m.
Walking under the Viaduc de Millau.
Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Millau
** B & B
Leave after breakfast
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7 Leave after breakfast

Walk H21a 
8-11 days Budget trip
8 days 9 days 10 days 11 days Hotels Budget Tour
Arrival in Millau, roundwalk to the waterfalls of Creissels.
7 or 14 km;
Elevation gains: 100 or 300m
Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Millau
** B & B
Over the Avant Causse to
St. Rome-de-Tarn. 20 km.
Elevation gains: 200m.
Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 St. Rome-de-Tarn *
Dinner, B & B
Up the Plateau du Levezou. Panoramic views on the Causses and the Cevennes.
17 km; Elevation gains: 250m.
Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 Viala-du-Tarn *
Dinner, B & B
Walk through the gorges des Raspes du Tarn to Ayssènes
. 19 km;
 Elevation gains: 130m.
Overnight in Ayssènes
in Chambre d'hotes.
Day 4 Day 4
Day 4
Day 4
Ayssènes
**

Auberge de la Castanhal
Dinner, B & B

Walk to Le Truel. Up and down the slopes in the valley. Public pool .
14 or 21 km.
Elevation gains: -240m.
Day 5 Day 5
Day 5
Day 5
Le Truel **
Auberge du Truel
Dinner, B & B, public pool.
Walk to Brousse-le-Château.
14 or 18 km.
Elevation gains: 300m.
Canoe trip possible in in July-August.
  Day 6 Day 6 Day 6 Brousse-le-Château**
Dinner,
B & B, 9-13th century castle
Walk to Broquiès
. Up and down the slopes in the valley.
19 km. Elevation gains: 240m.
      Day 7 Broquiès
* Malben
Dinner, B & B;
in July and August: canoe base
Walk to St.Affrique, a lively French, southern small city: 11 or 21 km.
Elevation gains: 300m.
.
    Day 7 Day 8 St.Affrique **
Dinner, B & B
Transfer to St.Rome du Tarn
Walk (20 km) to Castelnau Pégayrols; Elevation gains: 200m.
Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Castelnau Pégayrols **/***
Rouviaguet Chambre d'Hôtes ,  pool
Dinner, B & B,
Walk to the Viaduc de Millau Elevation gains: +150m. Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Millau
** B & B
Leave after breakfast.
Bus to Millau (8-11days)
or Albi not included
Day 8
Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Leave after breakfast
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H21
budget * & ** packages

Basic rate in  €  p.p.double room sharing.
Bags transfer, maps and written route instructions included
2021 B & B's Dinners Lunches Basic rate p.p.
2p sharing room
Supplement
July-August
p.p.
Single room
Supplement
Solo all-in.
Except July and August.
 5 days  4  2  0  € 411  € 8  € 121  € 652
 6 days  5  2  0  € 499  € 0  € 181  € 823
 7 days  6  3  0  € 576  € 0  € 219  € 941
 8 days  7  4  0  € 726  € 2  € 216  € 1167
 9 days  8  5  0  € 847  € 2  € 247  € 1369
 10 days  9  6  0  € 961  € 2  € 267  € 1531
 11 days  10  7  0  € 1036  € 2  € 317  € 1665

You can book this trip here

Extra nights B & B Dinner Lunch Rate p.p.
 2 p sharing room
Supplement
July-August
p.p.
Single room
Supplement
Millau ** Hotel du Commerce  yes  no  no  € 37 € 0 € 27
Ayssènes **  yes  yes  no  € 62 € 0 € 25
Brousse-le-Château**  yes  yes  no  € 59 € 0 € 29
Not included:   Lunches. Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 8 - 12 EURO.

Supplement for rooms with 2 beds: €4 per night per room




Discount on basic rate per person for groups and families; discount not  applicable on supplements and extra nights.
Terms and conditions of group discount

Parties of  3 persons :   7 % p.p.
Parties of  4 persons : 10 % p.p.
Parties of  5 persons : 12 % p.p.
Parties of  6 persons : 14 % p.p.
Parties of  7 persons : 15 % p.p.
Parties of  8 persons : 16 % p.p.

 

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Alternative packages of this walk in Tarn valley:
H21b - standard (**)  package: all details
H21c - plus (** and ***) package:  all   details
H21d - superior (*** and **) package:  all   details

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