Millau toll please

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  1. bobandjanie

    bobandjanie Funster Life Member

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    Hasanyone been over the Millau bridge since the beginning of Feb. Iwould love to know how much the cost was for a MH with two axles towing a trailer (1 axle) ? I have the price list but am still unsure :RollEyes: Thanks, Jane
     
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    Take the old road down the valley. Its a much nicer run and you can see the bridge in all its glory. As a bonus its free.
     
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    I agree do the valley

    OK it is longer, but nicer.. at @ €30 for a class 4 that is a lot of money... Also remember that the general area ..say from St Flour for 100 klm south you are at 1100 mtrs that is some climb with a motor home if you have a car on the back... plus the weather can change to snow or heavy mist at a moments notice... Can be a bad road.

    Fuel is a problem as well in the summer, they back up on to the motorways... especially the cheaper stations as it is advertised ahead re the local price... I have tended to come down in to St Flour and take on fuel in the town.. not always easy, but it is cheaper and saves the jams on the motorway... but I would try the lower route through the valley.

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    Jane , you will be in class 4 ! Just had the Millau toll on phone and gave me all the details so ... have no time now to explain but in case I forget bump the thread so I can put all the informations


    Frankie:Smile::Smile::Wink:
     
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    certainly not worth 31euro's.

    dont think you'll miss out on the views by not using the viaduct either....there aren't any thanks to the barriers/wind deflectors.
    you can see in the distance but not into the valley.

    the town is a lot quieter but there can still be some congestion, but is easy to navigate
     
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    the route before the bridge was bad

    It used to b e a real bottle neck before the bridge, but I agree the wind barriers stop any views.. and if it is now €31 then I will not be using it... I gather the route below now is much better as less traffic and there are place to stop and view the bridge from below.

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    We paid €10.10 and €7 when we came over the bridge on 07 Feb 2012. I am not sure which one was for the actual bridge crossing.

    Our Van is a 24ft Hymer S700 4600kg two sets of wheels.

    We had set the satnav to use non peage roads but didn't fancy trying to go down into Milaeu as the roads were icy, so we bit the bullet and paid the tolls to cross the bridge.

    John
     
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    cant understand that !

    there's only one charge each way to cross the viaduct and the A75 is a non-toll road so i think you were robbed :Laughing:.
     
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    been over once cost 25euros afew years ago no vews better going down through town good vews of bridge and lot cheaper . sooner spend money on good meal :Wink::Wink::Wink: stan
     
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    Sorry had no time to come back to write properly what I have been told by the person in charge of the Millau toll


    So

    1)If your vehicule is between 2 and 3 metres max high with a total weight being under or equal to 3,5 t ; and one axle then you'll be class 2

    2)If you're higher than 3 metres or heavier than 3,5 t or both and one axle then you'll be class 3

    3)If you have all the n°2) + more than one axle , than you are class 4


    OK ???:BigGrin::Wink:

    Frankie:thumb:
     
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    Well ... I have no idea how this happened ..... what's your secret ? Have you gone invisible?:Eeek:
     
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    We had been at Narbonne Plage and set the Satnav for Magnag Bourge. We had used that Aire on the way down and had gone by Casrcassonne to Narrbonne before going to Italy and back.

    I hadn't checked the route and we found ourselves heading for Mileau. It was blustery all the way and Joan was having kittens about going over the bridge. Anyway the wind seemed to drop as we approached the bridge and the road off all seemed icy, so we went over instead of going down into Mileau.

    Joan tells me the toll charge for the bridge was €10.10 and and so does my card statement.

    John
     
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    according to the toll charge table.. that is Class 2 ( car+caravan) Off Season ..

    so you got a bargain.. should have been Class 4 . €31.20
     
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    The machine must have taken pity on us as it was windy and about minus 8c.

    John
     
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    and that is the reason to go down the valley

    That is the reason to go down the valley.. I have better things to spend €31 or what ever it is in £.... these days.

    Bob
     
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    I've always gone through the town Bob .. never been over the viaduct .. and have no plans to..
     
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    Our MH is 3.2m high,7.27 long and pulling a twin axle trailer 4m long.Going down through France last year we were charged as class 2 on all the tolls including the Millau bridge,dont know if that is correct or not.
     
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    They would have to pay me to drive across the Millau. Its a blot on the landscape and imo should never have been built.

    I have been told that the reason that it was built was to entice people living in northern France to travel further south and holiday in France, rather than them travelling abroad. Don't know' how true that is.
    Jim
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    You can check <here>

    Looks like you might be Class 3 or 4.:Sad::Sad::Sad::Sad::Sad:
     
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