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Les 3 Châteaux de Brousse-le-Château, Coupiac, St.Izaire

Short walks, 10 - 14 kms a day

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8-days or 9 days walking trip.
Short walks: 11-16 kms, 3 to 4 hours walking.
In Tarn basin you'll walk along 3 rivers: Tarn, Rance and Dourdou. Here you will enjoy the quiet , the hilly landscape, the chestnut woods and of course the reminders of medieval times: the three castles.

Châteaude Coupiac
Château de Coupiac

Brousse with its 9 - 12th century castle is one of the "Plus beau villages de France", Coupiac too has a medieval (9th- 13th century) castle.

Average daily elevation gains: 200m, max. 300m. A light hiking tour.

You can visit the three castles.

In this circuit you will not automatically walk back to the hotel where you first started. So a bus transfer back to your first hotel is possoible but not included.  No bus-transfer possible however on Sunday and Holy days


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Day distances 8 - 15 km; starting day: every day;
If you want do no more than a few km a day, transfers are possible.

In July and August you can do a easy canoe trip in Broquiès at 3,6 km from Janolles.
The scenery: mountains of 700m altitude. Down in the valley you are at 200m alt.


The river Tarn flows swiftly to the West through the valley, also called "La Vallée de l'Amitiée, a very friendly place in which to stay and hike and a bit more to the East the Gorges of the Raspes du Tarn. You'll see and visit old castles in Plaisance (les Magnolias***), Brousse-le-Chateau, Coupiac, St.Izaire and pitoresque villages like Ambialet and St.Rome de Tarn. For centuries life and local trade has centered around these places.

Find here a description and pictures of the scenery you'll be walking in.

Tarn Valley walking and cycling tours

Brousse-le-Château in Tarn valley, Pays des Raspes du Tarn

Vallée du Tarn: Les 3 Châteaux


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Plus**/*** packages

Basic rate in € p.p. - double room sharing.
Bags transfer, maps and written route instructions included
2022 BnB's Dinners Basic rate p.p.
2p sharing room
Single room
Solo all-in.
Except July and August.
8 days 7 5 € 1197 € 32 € 532 € 2115
9 days 8 6 € 1311 € 32 € 580 € 2298

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Extra nights BnB Dinner Rate p.p.
2 p sharing room
Single room
Map and written instructions
for a roundwalk
Albi Hotel les Pasteliers** yes no € 58 € 3 € 47 free
Saint Affrique *** Domaine Vaxergues yes no € 119 € 0 € 110 free
  • Not included: Lunches.

  • Supplement for rooms with 2 beds: € 4 per night per room

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Discount p.p. for small groups and families
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Parties of 3 persons :   4 % p.p.
Parties of 4 persons :   6 % p.p.
Parties of 5 persons :   7 % p.p.
Parties of 6 persons :   7 % p.p.
Parties of 7 persons :   8 % p.p.
Parties of 8 persons :   9 % p.p.
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Hotels H27
Daily 19-24 km walks.
8 days 9 days
Albi** d 1 d 1
Ambialet *** pool  d 2
Villeneuve-sur-Tarn DBB ** pool d 2 d 3
Plaisance, Les Magnolias ***
d 3 d 4
d 4 d 5
St. Izaire ***Janolles d 5 + d 6 d 6 + d 7
St. Affrique DBB *** Domaine Vaxergues d 7 d 8
Leave after breakfast
There is a bus back to Albi or ahead to Millau.
d 8 d 9

Walking distances H27
Albi ** BnB  
Walk to Ambialet from Albi (after a transfer)
DBB (swimming pool)
16 km
Transfer to Ambialet
Walk to Villeneuve sur Tarn
DBB (swimming pool)
15 km
Walk Ambialet - Villeneuve-sur-Tarn
Walk to Brousse-le-Château.
10 km
Walk to Plaisance.
DBB Pool
15 km
Walk to Brousse-le-Château DBB. 19 km
Walk to St. Izaire - Janolles DBB. 14 km
Transfer to Le Cambon
Walk to St. Affrique


16 or 22 km
Leave after breakfast and ahead to... (bus not included) Albi or Millau

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