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Moderate Cycling Holiday in South-Aveyron
Pays de Roquefort, Land of the Templars , Grands Causses

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Larzac,  Templars and Pays de Roquefort: bike tour in South Aveyron

Packages Stages Prices
  • 5 to 11 days self guided cycling hotel-tours with baggage transfer.
  • Daily cycling distances: 40-60 km or 82-98 km.
    Elevation gains from 100 to 400m, 3 to 5 times a day.
  • Hotels ** with toilet, shower/bath en suite
  • All dinners included (starter, main course, dessert), beverages not included.
  • Optional:  extra nights in any  or the hotels  or the package for a rest-day or an extra cycling day.
  • Hilly stages in a very diverse area in South  or France.
  • You can start this tour any day  or the week between March 15th and October 24th.
  • Important group discounts for parties  or  3 persons to 8 persons.
  • Plus **/*** packages  of this tour are available too.
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A journey through the quiet, sparsely populated Parc Naturel Régional des Grands Causses

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

St. Affrique - Camarès - Brusque - Ceilhes - Fondamente - Nant - Gorges de la Dourbie - Millau - St. Affrique


Through the river valley  or the Sorgues and Cernon, up and down the hills  or the Monts de l'Hérault you will head to the vast limestone plateau or the Larzac  the domain or sheep herds, the providers  or  the Roquefort. Modern time keeps up at slow pace here. Past centuries-old villages, such as the Templars' fortresses or Ste Eulalie-de-Cernon and La Couvertoirade. You bike in a hilly to mountainous environment staying in small characteristic ** family runned hotels, where you'll enjoy the special menus  or the Aveyron "terroir". 
 

More info on the scenery you'll be cycling in.

For a stage to the Cevennes and through the canyon  or the Dourbie river you can book the 8 days trip. Every trip can be extended with extra (i.e. second) nights in one  or the standard hotels for a rest-day or for a extra cycling day in a smaller or larger loop around the hotel you opt for.

Daily cycling distances: short variant: 30-40 km, 40-60 km. long variant: 82-98 km.
Elevation gains from 100 to 400m, 3 to 5 times a day.
For booking this tour please complete our booking form.

Pays de Roquefort.

More pictures on Pays de Roquefort.

South  or the Tarn river, water acting on the limestone plateaux created caves, subterranean rivers, gushing springs.The most famous  or the caves is now still used for the ripening  or sheep cheese: Roquefort, king  or cheeses, cheese  or kings.

Pays de Roquefort, walking and cycling tours

Pays de Roquefort also includes the Causse du Larzac with its restored Medieval Templars garrisons from where crusades set out in 10th-13th centuries, and the Redlands  or Camarès with its Cistercienzer Abbaye de Sylvanès. St.Affrique, a small Southern town, is the starting place  or many walks and cycling tours. The landscape exudes peace and unspoiled natural beauty. St. Affrique in Sud Aveyron

In this part  or  (Southern France, 'le midi' ) genuine countryside and 'La France profonde' still exist. A district with an extraordinary diversity  or landscapes, that you will get to know when hiking and cycling through this far South part  or the Massif Central: mountains, limestone plateaus (Causses), lush green valleys, roaring rivers (Sorgues, Dourdou). Lots  or small villages here. No fast food here, but the French cuisine, honest food in small family runned hotels where you will get a warm welcome.

More pictures or Pays de Roquefort.

Office de Tourisme Pays de Roquefort




 

Packages Day programs Prices

B 02S standard packages Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2020 B & B Dinners Lunches Basic rate
p.p.
Suppl.
July-August
Suppl.
single room
Bike
rental
E-Bike
rental
5 days 4 4 0 484 7 150 51 81
6 days 5 4 0 591 11 185 68 108
7 days 6 5 0 711 11 217 85 135
8 days 7 6 0 841 11 248 102 162
9 days 8 7 0 994 11 285 119 189
10 days 9 8 0 1080 13 317 136 216
11 days 10 9 0 1172 13 349 144 226

You can book this trip here

Extra nights B & B Dinner Lunch Basic rate
p.p.
Suppl.
July-August
Suppl.
single room
Bike
rental
E-Bike
rental
St. Affrique ** yes yes no € 63 0 37 € 16 € 24
Castelnau-Pégayrols ** pool yes yes no € 57 0 35 € 16 € 24
Millau B & B** yes no no € 40 4 34 € 16 € 24
Lunches are not included. The price or a take-away lunch varies from 9 to 12 Euro. You can order it from the hotelkeeper the evening before departure.

Solo: add 67% to basic rate. supplement single room included, supplement July-August and bike-rental not included.



Discount on basic rate p.p. for small groups and families
See terms and conditions  or group discounts
 
Parties  or  3 persons :   8 % p.p.
Parties  or  4 persons : 12 % p.p.
Parties  or  5 persons : 15 % p.p.
Parties  or  6 persons : 17 % p.p.
Parties  or  7 persons : 18 % p.p.
Parties  or  8 persons : 19 % p.p.
 


 

Packages Day programs Prices

Stages  5 to 11 days packages
5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days  9 days 10 days  11 days
St. Affrique **
day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

day 1

0, 34 or 63 km

Camarès ** pool day 2

42, 62 km or 98 km

day 2

42, 62 km or 98 km

 
day 2

42, 62 km or 98 km

day 2

42, 62 km or 98 km

day 2

42, 62 km or 98 km

day 2 en 3 42, 62 km or 98 km day 2 en 3

42, 62 km or 98 km

Ceilhes ** day 3

61 or  92 km

day 3

61 or  92 km

day 3

61 or 92 km

day 3

61 or  92 km

day 3

61 or  92 km

day 4

61 or  92 km

day 4

61 or  92 km

St. Jean-du-Bruel **-***  pool     day 4

60 or  94 km


day 4

60 or  94 km


day 4

60 or  94 km

day 5

60 or  94 km

day 5 en 6

60 or  94 km

Millau **   day 4

68 or  93 km

 
day 5

57 or  73 km

 
day 5

57 or  73 km

day 5

57 or  73 km

day 6

57 or  73 km

 
day 7

57 or  73 km

Brousse-le-Château **
 
      day 6

84 km

day 6

84 km

day 7

84 km

day 8

84 km

Castelnau-Pégayrols **
pool
        day 7

52, 78 or 102 km


day 8

84 km

day 9

84 km

St. Affrique ** day 4

46 or  86 km

day 5

44 or  70 km

day 6

44 or  70 km


day 7

62 or  71 km

day 8

60 or  80 km

day 9

60 or  80 km

day 10

60 or  80 km

  day 5

Vertrek na ontbijt

day 6

Vertrek na ontbijt

day 7

Vertrek na ontbijt

day 8

Vertrek na ontbijt

day 9

Vertrek na ontbijt

day 10

Vertrek na ontbijt

day 11

Vertrek na ontbijt






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