Hiking, trekking through the valley of the Tarn.
Customized trekking-services if you prefer organizing most of your holiday plans yourself
Tarn River valley between ADlbi and Millau in the Grands Causses Nature Park in South of France


Two Chambres d'hôtes with private bathroom and kitchenette.
You share the garden and the garden-house with a terrace and a BBQ .
For 4 to 5 persons, halfway Albi and Millau at Broquiès.

chambre jardin
Chambre vallée
chambre jardin
Chambre vallée
chambre jardin
vue sur jardin
chambre jardin
Chambre Jardin
maison de jardin
Maison de jardin
maison de jardin
Maison de jardin
vue de la vallee
Vue sur la vallée
chambre vallee
Le jardin
chambre vallee
Le jardin
chambre vallee
chambre vallee
chambre  vallee
St. Affrique
salle de bain
Salle de bain
salle à manger
Salle à manger
La Jourdanie
La Jourdanie
La Rivière
La Rivière

To rent one or both of our rooms call us at 0033674926314 or mail to  bevort.francois@orange.fr

Good to know

Itival-Chambres d'Hôtes
François Bevort
La Jourdanie - 12480 Broquies
+33 6 74 92 63 14 and +33 5 65 99 44 01
Languages spoken: French, English, Dutch
Latitude: 44.0190440 ( N 44° 1' 9")
Longitude: 2.7123660 ( E 2° 42' 45")

Luggage storage: If you are trekking, we can transport your luggage on the day of arrival and the day of departure if you are hiking in the Tarn Valley between Albi and MIllau. The rate is € 1.60 per km return for a maximum of 8 bags (max. 15 kg); Seven days a week.

Wifi code is: rAoaZEjw4sUZQJeb7g
A small kitchen with 2-burner electric hob, microwave and oven. It is also possible to prepare a meal in the garden house from May-October.
The barbecue is located on the terrace of the garden house.

The garden and the garden house are shared. The garden has a very nice view into the valley. The garden house, terrace and barbecue are shared.

shops at 3km/5 minutes in the village of Broquiès: Bakery, small supermarket. Open on Sunday morning, closed on Monday; Cash dispenser.

We have some bike rentals (VTC (hybrid bikes) and mountain bikes).
VTC 1 day rates: €15. 2d: €26. 3d: €36. 4d: €40
mountain bike rates 1 day: €20. 2d: €36. 3d: €45

From the house: A 4 or 6 km walk along the river to a swimming point in the Tarn. Hike with GPX tracks of 8 or 12 km.
28 km vtc/vtt tours.
The GR736 (formerly Chamina) from Albi to Millau passes in front of the house.
GPX available for free.

2 km from the house: canoe base at the Navech bridge in Broquiès and swimming in the river.

If you want to go hiking in the Tarn Valley between Albi and Millau we offer transfers for 1.50 euros for the return kilometers for a maximum of 5p.

Emergency aid : 15
Flying Brigade : 17
Fire brigade : 18
Hotline for Women's Violence: 3919
European emergency services : 112

Coming (via the D200) from the Truel you arrive at La Jourdanie after 5 km. Above the EDF dam you go up to La Jourdanie via the small concrete road. After 40m, stop on the platform under the railings and call me.
Coming (by the D200) from the village of Broquiès or from Saint-Izaire, at the junction D25xD200, take the road towards Le Truel and the Dam of the Jourdanie (EDF). After the Parking (P) of the Cité EDF, the EDF hydroelectric power station and a hairpin bend, you arrive just above the EDF dam. Above the EDF dam you go up to the Jourdanie via the small concrete road. After 40m, stop on the platform under the railings and call me.

• Rodez Airport - Aveyron
(64km, 1h11)
• Toulouse Airport - Blagnac
(144km, 1h53)
• Airport of Montpellier Méditerranée
(148km, 1h52)

• Saint-Rome-de-Cernon
(30km, 32min)
• Tournemire - Roquefort
(35km, 37min)
• Albi
(64km, 1h09)
• Béziers
(149km, 1h48)

You can find us on airbnband at France-Voyage.com






From Paris to Toulouse, Albi and St.Affrique and Millau by bus company Verdie.
TGV from Paris-Gare d'Austerlitz to Toulouse
  From Toulouse to Albi and Aveyron (Millau) by train and bus.
Toulouse railway station Matabiau - Albi - Millau

Company Albi Departure to Millau (2 hours travel)
Train: Almost every hour SNCF
60 minutes to
Albi Monday through Saturday: 08:35; 15:23; 19:33
Bus Verdie Company not on Sunday
Bus: 13:50 h Bus Verdie 15:23 h Monday through Saturday: 15:23; 19:33
Bus Verdie Company not on Sunday
Bus: 18:00 h Bus Verdie 19:33 h Monday through Saturday: 19:33
Bus Verdie Company not on Sunday


For our walks and bike-tours in Grands Causses in South of France you can fly in to Paris, Toulouse, Rodez, Montpellier or Beziers.

  • Toulouse
    For all walks in Dordogne valley: train to Souillac
    For all walks in the Cathars area: train to carcassonne
    For all walks starting in Albi: train to Albi
  • Montpellier
    For all walks in Grands Causses, Aveyron and Rodez
  • Paris
    For all walks and bike-tours in the Grands Causses: TGV to Montpellier and bus to Millau.
    For all walks in Aveyron, Rodez or Conques: Train to Toulouse
    For all walks and bike-tours starting in Albi, in Dordogne valley and in the Cathars area: TGV to Toulouse
  • Rodez
    For all walks and bike-tours in Aveyron, Grands Causses and Albi: Fly out from London Stansted, Brussels-Charleroi, Dublin, Porto to Rodez.
  • Beziers (From Dusseldorf Weeze)
    For all walks and bike-tours in Grands Causses and Cathars area:
    Direct train connection to Millau-Grands Causses and Carcassonne

    Travelling to the Grands Causses Nature Park:

Flying in to Rodez Airport.

Connections at Rodez airport:

No busses. You'll have to take a taxi. Tourist Services France can arrange for a taxi to pick you up at the airport and bring you to your first hotel.
Costs of transfer for 5 persons + luggage. (Prices 2013)
From Rodez Airport to your hotel in:

Rodez-aeroport to Millau € 160
Rodez-aeroport to Creissels € 160
Rodez-aeroport to St.Affrique € 180
Rodez-aeroport to Broquiès € 170
Rodez-aeroport to St.Rome-de-Tarn € 170
Rodez-aeroport to Albi € 160

Cost of transfers on Sundays and evenings: add 50%, costs of returns to airport are not included.

Flying in to Toulouse

From Toulouse-Airport you take the shuttle-bus to SNCF railway (and bus) station Toulouse Matabiau (20 minutes) and from there the train to Albi (1 hour), or by bus from Toulouse (13:45hr) to Albi and ahead to  St. Affrique and Millau.

Surf to this page for all details Toulouse-Millau-Toulouse.

Flying in to Montpellier:

Low cost carriers:

From Brussels-Charleroi with Ryanair
From Amsterdam with Transavia.com
From London Gatwick with easyJet.com
From Frankfurt-Hahn with Ryanair.com
From Madrid with Iberia
From Copenhagen with Sterling.dk

Connections at the airport of Montpellier (Aéroport Fréjorgues = Aéroport Méditerranée)
Shuttlebus to the SNCF railway station of Montpellier (15 minutes from the airport to railway and bus station).

From Montpellier railway station by bus (SNCF and Hérault Transports) to Millau and St.Affrique and Rodez (SNCF only).

Return-journey to Montpellier airport:
At 6:50 by bus from Millau to Montpellier arrival at 09:05 plus 20 minutes to airport; or:
At 8.35 by bus from Millau to Montpellier arrival at 10:10 plus 20 minutes to airport. 

Flying in to Paris

From Paris 2 options:
1) From Airport CDG metro to Paris, Gare de Lyon (45 minutes). There you will take the TGV-train to Montpellier (about 5 hours) and in Montpellier you will take the bus (SNCF or Hérault Transports) to Millau (2 hours).
2) If you don't want to go to Paris Centre, you can take also the TGV at Paris airport Charles De Gaulle and travel  directly to Montpellier (4 or 5 hours).

Flying in to Carcassonne with Ryanair

From Carcassone to Millau and St. Affrique

Carcassone       train Béziers       train Millau
Dep: 07:44 Arr:  08:28    Dep: 09:10 Arr: 10:58
Dep: 11:33 Arr:  12:18    Dep: 12:38 Arr: 14:29
Dep: 15:13 Arr:  15:57    Dep: 18:26 Arr: 20:21
Dep: 16:54 Arr:  17:38    Dep: 18:14 Arr: 20:10
  For St. Affrique change in Tournemire and ahead with taxi to St. Affrique.