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,
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 theGorges of the Raspes
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
As with all other 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 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 picknick (price € 8,- to € 12,-). You will walk 3 to 4 kms an hour.
Walk H21c - plus
Millau Viaduc, the Raspes in Vallée du Tarn
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.
Chateau de Creissels ****
By the Causse du Larzac and the Viaduc de Millau.
15 or 17 km. Elevation gains: 450m.Transfer at arrival to St.Affrique
Le Vern **/*** Chambre d'Hotes pool
Along the Tarn River valley to St. Rome-de-Tarn.
20 or 12 km. Elevation gains: 200m.
St. Rome de Tarn ***
Through the Raspes du Tarn to Melvieu (19km)
Elevation gains: 300m. Short transfer if needed
Walk to Ayssènes
. 16 or 10 km. Elevation gains: 450m.
Walk to Viala-du-Tarn. 16 km. Elevation gains: 470m. From Ayssènes
15 km. EG 310m
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
Past Millau viaduct and footsteps of dinosaurs back
to Millau and Creissels
19 km . Elevation gains: -300m.