Passa Païs: The bike path from Bédarieux to Mazamet

The Voie Verte de Passa Païs is located in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Haut Languedoc . It winds between Bédarieux and Mazamet through small villages, tunnels and sublime bridges. Breathtaking viewpoints are to be discovered on this cycling trip. This green way takes an old railroad, so it is totally secure and perfect to do with the family . You will be in the middle of nature in the middle of large spaces, far from the crowds, the bicycle is a very interesting way to discover these places so preserved.

Price from : 800€
BIKE INCLUDED
Region : Languedoc
Duration : 4 Days / 3 Nights
Level : or
Type : On the way
Category : Biking
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Hybrid
Dates : Starts any day

Click below to see hotels versions.

Day 1 :   Arrival in Bedarieux

Arrival in Bédarieux. This city has easy access by train from Toulouse or Montpellier. You can explore the old city, the beautiful in the center of the city.

Day 2 :   Bedarieux to Saint Pons de Thomieres

Distance 1 : 25 Miles - 41 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 410 Meters 

For this day, take advantage of the green way Passa Païs following the rivers Jaur and Orb. Enjoy a break in Olargues classified among the most beautiful villages of France , visit this charming little village. Discover the Carroux mountains that overlook your route. You will pass on the Eiffel Bridge where you will dominate the valley, you will ride on bridges and in tunnels throughout the day. You will finally arrive in Saint Pons de Thomières , nestled in the hollow of a valley.

Day 3 :   Saint Pons de Thomieres to Mazamet

Distance 1 : 24 Miles - 38 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 210 Meters 

Today, you will change the atmosphere and climate on your way to Mazamet. A few kilometers after your departure, you can enjoy a stop at the glass spinner's cave . Then set off again to cross the tunnel dug underthe Fenille pass . Once you have crossed it, you will go from the Mediterranean basin to the nature of the Tarn with an oceanic climate. The scenery changes, the flora is transformed. This contrast between these 2 climates is exceptional. You will then drive between pastures, small villages of character and the Black Mountain . You will finally reach Mazamet in the heart of the Tarn which has a rich history in the time of the Cathars, a museum is dedicated to it in the city if you are interested.

Day 4 :   Departure Day

Departure after breakfast. Additional nights can be arranged.

Average / Day : Distance : 39.50 Km / 24.50 Miles - Elevation gain : 310.00 Meters

Bikes available for your tour

The characteristics of this bike are presented as an example and are not guaranteed
Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

Hybrid bike - Standard
SCOTT SUB SPORT 20 - ( or equivalent)
INCLUDED

The SCOTT SUB Sport 20 (or equivalent) features a sporty trekking geometry that suits trips of all distances. Equipped with a Shimano 30 speed transmission, integrated front and rear lights, a custom Racktime carrier and compatibility with Snap'it accessories, this bike is begging to go on an adventure.

Available in men and women versions. Available sizes : Men's M, L, XL ; Women's S, L

  • Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your staff during your ride.
  • Included with your bike rental :
  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Hand pump
  • 2 spare tubes
  • Rear pannier
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

Accessories


INCLUDED

GPS are included on most of our tours since 2008. We change the units every 2 years and always invest in the best models. Simple to use, easy to read, yet sophisticated devices they are available on all of our tours. The routes described in your roadbook are stored as tracks in the GPS unit. You simply have to follow the line shown on the GPS, and enjoy. 1 GPS for every 1-3 people


INCLUDED

Our roadbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our roadbooks even better. Our roadbooks include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow step by step directions (cue-sheets). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.


INCLUDED

Our Travelbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. You will find information about the hotels, itinerary, regional informations...

Daily Elevation Profiles
Average / Day : Distance : 39.50 Km / 24.50 Miles - Elevation gain : 310.00 Meters
Day 2 :   Bedarieux to Saint Pons de Thomieres

Option 1: 25 Miles - 41 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 410 Meters 

Day 3 :   Saint Pons de Thomieres to Mazamet

Option 1: 24 Miles - 38 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 210 Meters 

Included

  • 3 nights of accommodation in hotels or Guest house with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel
  • Hybrid bike rental included
  • Orientation in person with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps, touristic information.
  • Mobile application or 1 GPS for every 1-3 people
  • All luggage transfers
  • Comprehensive trip literature
  • Technical and emergency support available at all times

What's not included

  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Drinks
  • Some meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own. You will find all information needed with our team support in your roadbook.

Informations & Recommendations

  • Access by car or train to Bédarieux and return by car or train from Mazamet.

Tour rates

Contact our tour consultants for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.

Price from* & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Standard 800 € 150 € 1060 €
*Rates vary according to hotel availability and specific start date. Please contact us for triple room rates

Accessories

Accessories
GPS Included
Biking Roadbook Included
Travelbook Included

Bikes available

Bikes available Options per person
Hybrid Bike Rental
    Standard Included
Road Bike Rental
    Standard 75 €
    Premium 75 €
Electric assist bike
    Standard 145 €
Kid Bike Rental
    Standard 180 €



Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.
Bot scann is mandatory