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 Millau, Gorges des Raspes du Tarn & Valley of the Tarn

From Millau through Tarn River valley you'll walk via the Millau viaduct in a loop of several days back to Millau. Towns and interesting places along the walk:

Millau - Viaduc de Millau - St. Rome-de-Tarn - Castelnau Pégayrols
- Viala-du-Tarn - Ayssènes - Broquiès- Brousse-le-Château- Millau.
A walk through the Gorges of the  Raspes du Tarn .


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Rambling on quiet footpaths is a nice way of experiencing the very divers French countryside.
Past and under the viaduct of Millau
you will walk into Pays de Roquefort and Tarn valley.

Millau viaduct and the Causses
Viaduc de Millau

In Tarn valley you climb to Montjaux to enjoy the views on the Cevennes Mountains and the Viaduct of Millau. Viala-du-Tarn and Ayssènes are other medieval you will visit in this walk.
In Brousse-le-Château and St. Izaire you will visit two castles 9th to 15th century.

In the longer trips 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 and to St. Izaire where you will visit a15th century castle.
The hotel-keepers will pamper you with their outstanding cuisine.

Starting day: every day.
Elevation gains: once or twice 200 - 300m a day
Day distances: 11-20 km.
In this hiking tour your

Pictures of the Tarn Valley area

As with all other tours of La Ligne Verte you'll spend 90% of the walk on (single) tracks. Villages you will pass are small villages with up to 200 inhabitants. Millau is a town with 21000 people, St. Affrique is a small town with 9000 inhabitants. In between the villages, with the necessary stores, you will have to take your lunch with you. The hotels can provide a take away picnic (price € 8,- to € 11,-).
You will walk 3 to 4 kman hour, except pauzes.

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H21c - plus ** and ***package: all details **, *** and **** hotels
H21d - superior *** and ** package: all details *** and **** hotels

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