Planning a cycle trip for 2020? – look no further than Mazamet!

Come take a look at why choosing La Villa de Mazamet would be a great choice for your next cycling adventure. Mazamet really does have it all for those who love to cycle. With 28 pre-planned cycle routes, stunning vistas & quite roads, a 65km cycle path….and the 120km training route of Mazamet’s cycling legend ….

Rhubarb, Ginger & Orange Sabayon

Zingy & Zesty, a perfect pud year-round     Ingredients (makes 8) 500 grams of rhubarb, cut into 2cm lengths 100 grams of caster sugar 2 star anise 200 ml of double cream, whipped 250 gram pot of mascarpone 3 tablespoons of Grand Marnier or Cointreau 3 tablespoons of marmalade 4 cm of ginger, peeled ….

Easter Weekend 2020

Easter Weekend 2020 Enjoy Easter at La Villa & and the opening weekend of our 2020 season. Arrive at La Villa on either Good Friday (April 10th) or Easter Saturday (April 11th) for three nights. Our Easter package includes: Three nights Bed & Breakfast in your choice of bedroom Four-course dinner each evening Box of ….

Three Nights For The Price Of Two

Book Any Three Nights In October and Pay for Only Two !     From October 1st – 31st (inclusive) – when you book any three night stay, you pay for just two (or stay for six and pay for four!) For Example – book a Superior Double for three nights B&B for just 280€ ….

Friends Stay For Free

It’s Back !  Our VERY special October Offer   From October 4th-31st – we commence our annual “Friends Stay For Free” offer. Book any three+ nights on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis and your friends stay for free (they just pay for dinner). We will be serving dinner on all evenings during the month ….

Chicken, Mushroom & Leek Terrine

A perfect make-ahead starter This is a bit fiddly to make but worth it – and will portion to about 12. Ingredients Six chicken breasts Poaching spices (2 bay leaves, 10 whole black peppercorns, salt, pepper, 2 garlic gloves, 1 cup white wine) 4 Leeks 500 grams of a mix of mushrooms Bunch of tarragon ….

A Day in Castres

Mazamet’s larger neighbour “Castres” is just 15 mins away by car or train. Well worth a visit when staying at La Villa! Built around the banks of the river Agout, and pre-dating the Roman’s influence in the region, Castres’ most well known vista is of the medieval coloured houses which remind you of Florence. Castres ….

GINTASTIC WEEKEND

Lovers of gin, this weekend at La Villa is just for you !   Arrive at La Villa on November 1st for three nights. Our Gintastic weekend  package includes: Three nights Bed & Breakfast in your choice of bedroom Four-course dinner on two evenings, one of which will be a gin-inspired menu Gin tasting evening ….

Winter Weekends at La Villa

Lakeside Walks, Log Fires & Red Wine – a perfect pre-Christmas break at La Villa de Mazamet This year (2019) we are opening La Villa for three special pre-Christmas weekends. The tree will be decorated & glittering with lights, the log fires roaring away to warm your toes after a walk in the Montagne Noire…. ….

Lautrec… a quintessentially French village

Just 30 mins from Mazamet, Lautrec is full of charm & is becoming a foodie hotspot. Like many small towns & villages, its fortunes ebb & flow. Lautrec, just 30 mins (35 km) from Mazamet, seems to be on the up with a number of new eateries & boutique shops opening in recent years; and ….

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