Millau, Causses & Valley of the Tarn

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Comfortable hotels, charming guesthouses, all with a pool, quiet countryside, easy hiking trails. Enjoy your holiday!

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Rambling on quiet footpaths is a nice way of experiencing the very divers French countryside.  Vewry close to the Viaduct of Millau (a beautiful design of a British architect) you will walk into Pays de Roquefort (Cheese! cave) and Tarn valley. From Millau you walk in Western direction under the Millau viaduct in a loop of several days back to Millau.

Towns and interesting places along the walk: St. Georges-de-Luzençon - Viaduc de Millau - St.Affrique - St. Rome-de-Tarn - Castelnau Pégayrols -  Millau

  • 5 or 6 day-packages with option of extra (rest or walking) days.
  • Optional: alternately canoeing and walking stages from Millau towards Albi. Ask us!
  • Superior (B&B+all dinners in *** hotels and two ***guesthouses).
  • Walk: grade 2 to 3 on scale 0-7.
  • *** Hotels with toilet and shower/bath en suite in room. Two  *** Chambres d'Hôtes with a pool.
  • Dogs allowed without extra costs.
  • Start and end in Creissels at 2 km from Millau from March 15th to October 31st.
  • Bags transfers included.
  • Not included: Lunches.
    Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 10 - 15 EURO.
  • A **plus package is available too. Click here.

In a Provence like scenery you'll walk over the Larzac Causse to medieval towns such as St. Rome-de-Luzençon and St. Rome-de-Tarn.

In Tarn valley you'll walk to Castelnau Pégayrols, a UNESCO protected site. In a beautiful guesthouse 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.

Millau viaduct and the Causses
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: 14-21 km.

Pictures of the Tarn Valley

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 old (houses and churches from 14th century) small villages with up to 200 inhabitants. Millau and St.Affrique are small towns with 10000/20000 inhabitants. In 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 € 9,- to € 15,-).
You will walk 3 to 4 kms an hour.

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Walk H21d - superior packages               
Millau Viaduc and
Raspes & Vallée du Tarn
superior packages
Arrival in 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. 
7 or 15 km. Elevation gains: 100 or 300m.
Day 1 Day 1 Day 1 Millau
Château de Creissels ***
Over the Causse du Larzac and along the Viaduc de Millau to  St. Georges-de-Luzençon.
16 or 18 km. Elevation gains: 350m.
Transfer from St.Georges-de-Luzençon to your hotel in St. Affrique ***
Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 St. Affrique
Cap Vert ***
From St. Affrique up the Plateau du Causse Rouge to
St. Rome-de-tarn in Tarn Valley.
18 or 20 km. Elevation gains: 300m.
Day 3
Day 3 Day 3 St. Rome de Tarn ***
Over the Causse du Larzac and along the Viaduc de Millau to  St. Georges-de-Luzençon.
16 or 18 km. Elevation gains: 350m.
Transfer from St.Georges-de-Luz. to Roquefort. Walk to
*** Le Moulin de Gauty Chambre d'Hôtes at St. Jean d'Alcas 
  Day 4 Day 4 Moulin de Gauty ***
St. Jean d'Alcas
Transfer to Castelnau Pégayrols, l'un des plus beau villages de France back to Millau. 
10 or  20km .
Elevation gains: -300m.
Day 4
Day 5 Day 5 Château de Creissels ***
Leave after breakfast Day 5 Day 6 Day 6  

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Basic rate in € p.p. in double room sharing.   Bags transfer, maps and written route instructions included
2020 B&B's Dinners Lunches Basic rate p.p.:
2p sharing room
1-person room
 5 days  4  3  0 € 705 € 7 € 320 € 1190
 6 days  5  4  0 € 869 € 16 € 386 € 1477
 7 days  6  5  0 € 962 € 16 € 422 € 1619

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Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Rate p.p.  2 p sharing room Supplement
Château de
Creissels *** pool
 yes  yes  no € 113 0 77  
le 1837 **** pool
 yes  no  no € 111 0 104  
les Raspes *** pool
 yes  yes  no € 86 6 49  
St.Jean d'Alcas
Moulin de Gauty, 
*** pool
 yes  yes  no € 86 9 65  
Not included:   Lunches. Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 8 - 12 EURO.

Discount on basic rate p.p. for small groups and families
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Parties of  3p  5 % p.p.
Parties of  4p 8 % p.p.
Parties of  5p 9 % p.p.
Parties of  6p 10 % p.p.
Parties of  7p 11 % p.p.
Parties of  8p 12 % p.p.

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