in Pays de Roquefort and
Causse du Larzac
Round Roquefort, Sud-Aveyron
5 - 8 days, Abbaye de Sylvanès
Pays de Roquefort and Larzac Templars 5, 7, 8 or 9 days
For some pictures of Pays de Roquefort you click here.
South of the Tarn river,
water acting on the limestone plateaux created caves, subterranean
rivers, gushing springs.The most famous of the caves is now still
used for the ripening of sheep cheese: Roquefort, king of cheeses,
cheese of kings. Pays de Roquefort also includes the Causse du Larzac
with its restored Medieval Templars garrisons from where crusades
set oput in 10th-13th centuries, and the Redlands of Camarès with
its Cistercienzer Abbaye de Sylvanes. St.Affrique a small Southern
town is the starting place of many walks in this walking area. The
landscape exudes peace and unspoiled natural beauty. Shepherds will
be your company during hours of walking.
CENTER OF ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS
- Hiking and walking in France
with Baggage transfer.
- Tailored and standard tours.
- Small typical country inns
with character and charm.
- Family run hotels.
- Rooms with shower and bathroom
- Hotels with and without
- The excellent service of
a local tour-operator.
- Flexible: Choice of accommodation,
length and level of trip.
- Accommodation: budget,
standard, plus, superior or luxury.
- Last minute bookings: Leaving
within a week.
- E-booking rates and discount
for parties of 3 and more.
- All walks are in mobile
range for phone most of the time.
PARC NATUREL REGIONAL
DES GRANDS CAUSSES and PARC NATIONAL DES CEVENNES, home base of
La Ligne Verte.
If you want the charms of
France and avoid touristy bustle this region will assure you'll
get it; it has been designated a national parc and its riches are
Here you'll find breathing space for taking your
time far away from hustle and bustle of modern day living while
savouring the French cuisine and way of life. Aveyron and Tarn give
you a traditional welcome, amid beautiful scenery, dramatic landscapes
and picturesque villages. A land of stone, a land of water: gorges,
valleys, lakes, rivers all bathed in sunlight under a radiant blue
sky: the land would seem to have been created for out-door pursuits
to Millau, in center of Parc des Grands Causses, worlds highest
(343m) viaduct now connects the Lévézou plateau and the Causse du
Larzac, as part of highway A71 from Clermont Ferrand to Montpellier.
the viaduct against the