The Lozere Gorges by bike

The Causses are classified in the World Heritage of Unesco, and this bike trip allows you to go around this natural heritage by the Gorges du Tarn and the Jonte. Through small roads.and small villages you will discover the Lozère. in a beautiful way while driving peacefully and enjoying this so calm atmosphere. You will enjoy Florac capital of Parc National des Cévennes de Saint Enimie one of the most beautiful villages of France but also small villages like Saint Chély du Tarn La Malène Le Rozier or Meyrueis . In July and August, you can enjoy the river and its heavenly swimming spots. This stay is ideal to recharge your batteries over a long weekend. We do not recommend doing this trip during July and August due to heavy traffic on the road.

Price from : 830€
BIKE INCLUDED
Region : Lozère
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Level :
Type : On the way
Category : Biking
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Hybrid
Dates : Starts any day

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Day 1 :   Arrival in Florac

From Paris, you can take the TGV to Montpellier and then a taxi to Florac.

Day 2 :   Florac to La Malène

Distance 1 : 25 Miles - 40 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 330 Meters 

To start your stay you will leave from Florac capital of the Parc National des Cévennes, to join la Malène in the heart of the Gorges du Tarn. You will drive all along the Tarn, between fauna and nature, think of taking breaks to discover these sumptuous landscapes. Also take time to appreciate the calm of this magical place! You will cross small villages like Ispagnac or Sainte Enimie, classified among the most beautiful villages of France. Think also to stop at Saint Chély du Tarn to admire its circus and its bridge.

Day 3 :   La Malène to Meyrueis

Distance 1 : 27 Miles - 44 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 600 Meters 

For this day, a new stage is offered to you, in heart of the Gorges du Tarn, you will walk in full nature. First of all, you will go down along the Gorges of the Tarn to arrive at the Rozier village, a famous stage that you will cross. Then direction the Gorges de la Jonte where you will be able to stop and visit the la Grotte de Dargilan, then you will drive to reach Meyrueis your arrival place of the day.

Day 4 :   Meyrueis to Florac

Distance 1 : 22 Miles - 35 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 440 Meters 

During this stage, you will pass through many pretty little villages not far from the great forest of Aigoual, take advantage of breaks to visit the small villages or ride in their small streets. Then direction >Florac your city of arrival.

Day 5 :   Departure day

Today is departure day, you can take your time getting started in the morning, have breakfast and depart at your leisure. Other cycling itineraries are possible if you wish to extend this type of tour a little longer.

Average / Day : Distance : 39.67 Km / 24.67 Miles - Elevation gain : 456.67 Meters

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Day : 1, 4

The hotel of the Gorges du Tarn and the restaurant l'Adonis in Florac welcomes you from Easter to All Saints' Day in the heart of the National Park of the Cevennes in Lozere and near the Gorges du Tarn. Located in a picturesque village, our family hotel will be the pleasure stopover of your tourist escapades and our restaurant will make you discover the products of the soil. On the foothills of the Méjean Causse, near the Mont Lozère and the Mont Aigoual, you will be able to discover around Florac all the richness of the Lozerian landscapes. You too come to walk in the footsteps of Robert-Louis Stevenson through the Cévennes and why not make a small detour by the Millau Viaduct.


Day : 2

Located in the heart of the village of La Malène, near the Gorges du Tarn, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This 32-room hotel offers its guests breakfast room service, Wi-Fi access and a bicycle garage. Recently renovated, you can relax here.


Day : 3

We can offer you categories of accommodation according to your budget. All accommodations include all the necessary comfort. Breakfast is included except on the day of your arrival.

Basic accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 2* hotels.
Standard accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 3* hotels.
Deluxe accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 4* hotels.

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 stuff 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 : 39.67 Km / 24.67 Miles - Elevation gain : 456.67 Meters
Day 2 :   Florac to La Malène

Option 1: 25 Miles - 40 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 330 Meters 

Day 3 :   La Malène to Meyrueis

Option 1: 27 Miles - 44 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 600 Meters 

Day 4 :   Meyrueis to Florac

Option 1: 22 Miles - 35 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 440 Meters 

Included

  • 4 nights of accommodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel
  • Hybrid bike rental included
  • Orientation by phone with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps, touristic information, step by step itinerary and cue sheets
  • 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

  • Airfare to and from the trip
  • 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

  • Arrival and departure from Florac, accessible by bus (you can take the train to Alès and then a bus to Florac).
  • Please contact us if you want to organize a private transfer upon arrival / departure
  • We do not recommend doing this trip during July and August due to heavy traffic on the road.

 

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 830 € 200 € 1220 €
*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 95 €
    Performance 175 €
    Premium 230 €
Electric assist bike
    Standard 95 €



Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

Services available

Services available
Cancelation insurance 7%

Bot scann is mandatory