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Millau - Gorges du Tarn - Millau

You trip will be in the three main areas of Tarn basin: Tarn valley, Pays de Roquefort and part of the Gorges and Causses, the canyons of the limestone plateau, most of all in Aveyron department. Click here for a virtual visit of Aveyron .

Pictures of Canyons, Gorges and Causses

Pictures of Pays de Roquefort.

Pictures of Tarn Valley.

This cycling tour will be a light one if you stay down in the canyons and valleys. But if you bike up the plateau a moderate or even challenging tour can be made with daily distances of 60 to 90 kms and 1 to 4 climbs of 400m per day (rise increase of 7-9 degree, 400m. altitude difference, 4 - 7kms long).

We provide route-descriptions of stages 40-50 km (light), 50-70 km (Moderate) and 70-120 km (Challenging).

Roquefort-Le Combalou
Roquefort and Cirque de Tournemire

After some days in the Canyons, you will bike through the hilly environment of the Pays de Roquefort.

Sporty bikers will bike to the Cirque de Navacelles and past abysses of the Larzac Méridional in Hérault departement. You will see Templars towns and visit the Roquefort cheese caves if you like, before returning to the Tarn valley on your way back to Millau underneath the viaduct.

Gorges du Tarn

The scenery in the Gorges is spectacular.

Find here some Pictures of the Gorges du Tarn   and   here some pictures of Pays de Roquefort.

Starting from and ending in Millau (5, 6 or 7 days).

You can book extra nights with or without maps & route descriptions in any hotel you wish.

From Millau you bike eastwards following the Tarn river and its tributaries. You'll be in the gorges, carved out canyons: Gorges de la Dourbie, Gorges de la Jonte, Gorges du Trèvezel and the most famous of all the Gorges du Tarn.

These Gorges are at the heart of the most spectacular area of the Grands Causses Natural Parc. Steep crags of 400m and the typical scenery of limestone plateaux dissected by rivers.

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Itineraries Day stages Pricing

B11 stnd packages Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2023 BnB Dinners Basic rate
single room
5 days 4 2 € 632 € 0 € 212 € 82 € 127
6 days 5 3 € 750 € 0 € 247 € 101 € 156
7 days 6 4 € 850 € 0 € 280 € 120 € 177
8 days 7 5 € 983 € 0 € 328 € 137 € 192

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Extra nights BnB Dinner Basic rate
single room
Millau *** LaCapelle yes no € 72 € 0 € 55 € 18 € 31
St. Chély-du-Tarn ** pool yes yes € 83 € 0 € 41 € 18 € 31
Meyrueis *** pool
Grand Hotel de France
yes yes € 75 € 0 € 35 € 18 € 31
Nant ** le Durzon yes yes € 57 € 0 € 31 € 18 € 31
St.Affrique** Pont Neuf yes yes € 68 € 0 € 40 € 18 € 31
Take-away lunches are not included. You can order them at the hotel or the host the evening before departure.

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B11 standard package s
Parties of 3 persons : 10 % p.p.
Parties of 4 persons : 14% p.p.
Parties of 5 persons : 17% p.p.
Parties of 6 persons : 14% p.p.
Parties of 7 persons : 16% p.p.
Parties of 8 persons : 18% p.p.

Itineraries Day stages Pricing

     Day by day program standard and plus tours

Overnight in  5 days  6 days  7 days  8 days Day program B11
Millau*** Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Arrival and overnight in Millau. If you like to bike some flat kms, that's possible.
The tour today to get acquainted with the region and the bike will lead you along the Tarn Valley Westwards to St. Rome-de-Tarn and over the Causse du Larzac. (31 km)
St. Chély-du-Tarn
Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 You will bike the Tarn valley up to the Gorges (Canyons) du Tarn, the best known part of this canyon area. Huge walls, vultures and no climbing, unless you prefer to do so. Night in St. Chély-du-Tarn. Pool
(52 km)
Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 Today you leave the surroundings of the river Tarn and go to the east, to Meyrueis at the Westside of the Cevennes. The short variant passes by Le Rozier/ Peyreleau, and then trough the Gorges of the Jonte. If you’re lucky, you can admire the vultures, circling high above your head. In Le Truel it is worth the trouble to stop at the Belvedère des Vautours. This is a sort of museum/information centre about the re-introduction of the vultures in the Gorges. If you’re in for some more climbing, take the long variant and go and visit the Aven Armand on the Causse Méjean. (34, 51 or 61 km). Night in Meyrueis; pool.
Nant**  Day 4 Day 4 Day 4 The day starts with a rather heavy climb, but that will be the biggest part of the work for today. With a small detour you can visit the subterranean river of Bramabiau or you can choose for the shortest way to Nant via the Gorges du Trèvezel. The route along the gorges is one of these very beautiful sites that make France so famous. Apart from that, the road only descends. You pass Cantobre, a village built on a rock and arrive in the lively village of Nant for the night stay.
The most challenging and beautiful stage is the 75 km long stage (1565m alt.) going up the slopes of the Mont Aigoual and cycling down some 24 beautiful kms to St. Jean du Bruel and Nant through the Gorges de la Dourbie.
(37, 62 or 75 km)
Le Rozier**   Day 5 Day 5 Today you will go up the Causse Noir. You can visit de Pink Cave of Dargilan.
St. Affrique
   Day 6 Today you will bike over two causses to St. Affrique. You can visit Roquefort Cheese caves. (77 or 93 km).
Millau ** Day 4
45 km
Day 5
36 km
Day 6
45 km
Day 7
48 km
Today you will bike through the Gorges des Raspes du Tarn in Tarn Valley and via St. Rome-de-Tarn you'll go back to Millau and cycle under the Millau viaduct.
 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 End of packageafter breakfast

Summary of all La Ligne Verte cycling tours

Cycling in South of France with La Ligne Verte

Very light
Cycling Holiday

Max 40 km almost flat
Cycling Tours in France

80-100 km Challenging

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