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Aveyron Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 7 days | 6 nights | From £809 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights

• Follow different routes from the Les Magnolias B&B
• Visit monasteries and quaint villages
• See the Roquefort cheese caves
• Ride past the famous Millau Bridge Viaduct

Cycle Route Profile

The route profile varies according to the daily stages. Some require ascending and descending in a quiet part of rural Southern France.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary


Day 1: COUPIAC

Arrive in Toulouse Airport pick-up and transfer to Les Magnolias. Light own lunch at Les Magnolias terrace. Bicycle kit out and swim at the beautiful new Les Magnolias swimming pool.

Optional late afternoon Coupiac 18 Green route (slight climb through mountain and forest road). Dinner at Les Magnolias.

Distance: Optional 16 kms

Overnight: Les Magnolias – DB&B

Day 2: AMBIALET

Breakfast at Les Magnolias. Depart on Ambialet 40 Green route (forest, mountain and Tarn river ride). Stunning views of the Tarn river and Trebas along quiet forest roads. Own coffee stop at the historic village of Ambialet.

Visit Ambialet’s ancient Franciscan monastery and Roman church. Return ride to Les Magnolias along Tarn river. Lunch stop at La Chanterelle/Hotel du Pont. Swimming and chilling at Les Magnolias. Own dinner at Les Magnolias.

Distance: 40 kms
Overnight: Les Magnolias – BB&L

Day 3: BROUSSE-LE-CHATEAU

Breakfast at Les Magnolias. Depart on Brousse 52 Yellow route: medium level forest, mountain and Tarn River ride. Shady stunning oak and walnut forest roads all the way to Brousse, along the Tarn river.

One difficult but short climb en route to Brousse. Short coffee stop at Chateau house at quaint Lincou village/Brousse. Lunch at Brousse Le Chateau/Lincou. Return ride to Les Magnolias along the Tarn river or mountain.

Own dinner at Les Magnolias. Distance: 52 kms
Overnight: Les Magnolias – BB&L

Day 4: ST AFFRIQUE, MILLAU and ROQUEFORT Cheese caves (DAY TRIP)

Depart with bicycles to the historic village of St Affrique and enjoy its impressive fresh produce market (only on Saturdays) and charming church, shops and cafes. Ride 25 kms to Fondamente on a stunning mostly flat road along the Sorgue valley, past small and quiet villages such as St Felix.

Fabulous lunch at Maison Baldy in Fondamente. Optional 19 km ride to Roquefort, including one long tough climb onto higher plateau and countryside. Visit the Roquefort cheese caves and return to Plaisance via Peyre and view of the Millau bridge. Own dinner at Les Magnolias.

Distance: 25 or 44 kms

Overnight: Les Magnolias – BB&L

Day 5: ALBI (DAY TRIP)

Breakfast at Les Magnolias. Depart on Albi 45 Yellow route (Mountain, forest and river road). Perhaps the most precious of all the cycling routes, mostly along small private farm roads and stone homes along the Tarn river.

Coffee stop at Ambialet’s Hotel Du Pont. Pick-up at Arthes close to Albi. Lunch in Albi at the memorable Le Robinson restaurant alongside Tarn river.

Visit Albi World Heritage Site attractions: Albi Cathedral, Toulouse Lautrec museum, Palace gardens. Walking and shopping in charming old Albi town. Return to Plaisance.

Optional: 32 km return ride (Ele. Gain total 1436 m) Own dinner at Les Magnolias.

Distance: 43-86 kms

Overnight: Les Magnolias –BB&L

Day 6: FREE DAY

Chilling out around Plaisance, cycling, walking or canoeing. Own lunch depending on selected activity. Dinner at Les Magnolias.

Overnight: Les Magnolias – DB&B

Day 7: DEPARTURE

Breakfast at Les Magnolias. Depart Toulouse Blagnac airport.

Map & Route Information

Route Profile

The route profile varies according to the daily stages. Some require ascending and descending in a quiet part of rural Southern France.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Aveyron tour stays in the Les Magnolias B&B carefully chosen for its location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Included services

- Airport transfers from/to Toulouse Blagnac airport on request
– 6 Nights of B&B at the beautiful Les Magnolias
– Bicycle hire (high quality racing, road, mountain or electric bicycles)
– 4 Cycling Days covering visits to the UNESCO town of Albi, Millau, the Roquefort cheese caves, the historic villages of Brousse Le Chateau and Ambialet and the impressive St
– Afrique fresh produce market (only on Saturdays).
– 5 Special Lunches/Dinners: Les Magnolias; Le Robinson in Albi; Chanterelle in Trebas; and Maison Baldy at Fondamente; Brousse
– Complimentary transport to local evening markets and villages

Excludes:

- Drinks
– Coffee stops, picnics and other lunches and dinners
– Canoeing

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Rental Bike Information

Model: Specialized Sirrus Sport 2014, 2015

Features: Frame: Specialized A1 Premium Aluminium, fully manipulated butted tubing, integrated lower bearing, mudguard/rack eyelets; Fork: Aluminium legs/crown, Cr-Mo steerer, mudguard and rack eyelets; Front Derailleur: Shimano M390, top-swing, dual-pull; Rear Derailleur: Shimano Acera; Number of Gears: 27

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Your Prices

Aveyron, 7 days, 6 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.

Les Magnolias B&B in Coupiac

Holiday Price (May to October):
Cat A: £809
Single Supplement:
Cat A: £On Request
Availability: May to October 2017
Departure Days: Daily
Duration: 8 days
Bike Hire: Included
E-Bike Rental: On Request
Half Board Upgrade: £139

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

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Holiday Price: £809
Single Supplement: £On Request

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