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Hiking holiday in France, Vallée du Tarn & Viaduc de Millau

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Hiking holiday in France Millau and Tarn valley.

From Creissels (at 2 km from Millau) following river Tarn you'll walk in Western direction passing under the Millau viaduct in a loop of several days back to Creissels (see picture below).

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Towns and interesting places along the walk:

Viaduc de Millau - St. Rome de Tarn  - Ayssènes - Castelnau-Pégayrols - Château de Creissels (Millau).

In the footprints of dinosaurs on last day.

Viaduc de Millau
Millau, Pont Lerouge and Viaduc de Millau


Rambling on quiet footpaths is a nice way of experiencing the very divers French countryside. All along Tarn river nature will please bird- and plant and quiet lovers.
Past and under the viaduct of Millau (a beautiful design of a British architect) you will walk into Pays de Roquefort and Tarn valley. You will walk over the Larzac Causse to medieval towns such as St. Rome-de-Luzençon, St.Affrique, Montjaux and St. Rome-de-Tarn.

In Tarn valley you'll walk to Castelnau Pégayrols, a UNESCO protected site. In a beautifull Gîte with pool you'll stay one or two nights. Past a small hamlet in a dead-end valley and after a climb to Montjaux you will enjoy the farsights on Causses, the Cevennes Mountains and the Millau Viaduct. From here you will heading to the Gorges des Raspes in Vallée du Tarn.

The hotel-keepers will pamper you with their outstanding cuisine.
Starting day: every day.
Elevation gains: once or twice 200 - 400m a day
Day distances: 11-20 km. A daily maximum of 14 kms is possible. Ask for it at booking.

Tarn valley between Brousse-le-Château and Broquiès: canoe scene

Pictures of the Tarn Valley

As with all other tours of La Ligne Verte you'll spend 90% of the walk on tracks and single tracks. Villages you will pass are small villages with up to 200 inhabitants. Millau is a town with 20000 peopleIn 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 picnic (price € 8,- to € 12,-).
You will walk 3 to 4 kms an hour.

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Walk H21c - plus
Millau Viaduc,
Raspes in Vallée du Tarn
Plus Tour
Arrival in Creissels (near Millau) and short or long roundwalk to the waterfalls of Creissels. Do do the long round walk you should arrive in the morning or else book an extra night.
3, 8 or 13 km. Elevation gains: 100 or 300m.
day 1 day 1 day 1 Château de Creissels ****

Along the Tarn River valley to St. Rome-de-Tarn.
20 or 12 km. Elevation gains: 200m.

Canoeing possible

day 2
16 km
day 2
16 km
day 2
16 km
St. Rome de Tarn ***
Walk to Viala-du-Tarn. 16 km. Elevation gains: 470m. From Ayssènes
15 km. EG 310m
  day 3
16 km
day 3
16 km
Viala-du-Tarn ***
Walk to Ayssènes.
16 or 10 km.
Elevation gains: 450m.

  day 3
12 km
Walk up the slopes of the Tarn through the beautiful valley of the Muse. Past the UNESCO site of Castelnau-Pégayrols, a Unesco labeled town. Overnight in a *** Chambre d'Hôtes with pool.
18 km. Elevation gains: 400m.
Short transfer to Montjaux when starting from Viala du Tarn
day 3
19 km
day 4
19 km
day 5
19 km
Castelnau Pégayrols
Past Millau viaduct and footsteps of dinosaurs back to Millau and Creissels
19 km . Elevation gains: -300m.
day 4
19 km
day 5
19 km
day 6
19 km
Château de Creissels ****
End of the package after breakfast day 5 day 6 day 7

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**plus packages

Basic rate in € p.p. in double room sharing.
Bags transfer, maps and written route instructions included
2021 B & B's Dinners Basic rate p.p.:
2p sharing room
1-person room
5 days 4 4 € 594 € 19 € 216
6 days 5 5 € 695 € 20 € 250
7 days 6 6 € 8174 € 20 € 276

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Extra nights B & B Dinner Rate p.p. 2 p sharing room Supplement
Millau, Château de Creissels ****
yes yes € 102 € 0 € 61
St. Rome-de-Tarn*** pool yes yes € 83 € 5 € 45
Castelnau Pégayrols **/*** pool yes yes € 65 € 0 € 43
  • Not included: Lunches.

  • Price solo package: 159% x basic_rate_p.p.. Bags transfer and single room supplement included.

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Discount p.p. for small groups and families
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Parties of 3 persons :   7 % p.p.
Parties of 4 persons : 10 % 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 : 13 % p.p.

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Alternative packages of this walk in Tarn valley:
H21a - budget (* and **) package: all details
H21b - standard (**) package: all details
H21d - superior (*** and **) package: all details

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