Recipe – Mochachino Mousse

Silky smooth with the great coffee-chocolate combo… this mousse is easy to make ahead.   Ingredients – makes 6 100 grams of good quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids) 250 gram tub of mascarpone 2 tablespoons of icing sugar 4 tablespoons of espresso coffee 150ml of double cream (plus 50 ml extra for decoration) A ….

Traveller’s Choice Winners… for the 9th successive year !

Thank you to each and every one of our guests who added a review of their stay during our 2018 season (and indeed, all those in previous years too!). No other B&B in France has won a Traveller’s Choice award in so many successive years. For 2019, La Villa is rated as the No. 6 ….

30,000 Visit Mazamet’s New Passerelle…. including us !

Le Passerelle, linking the medieval village of Hautpoul to the 14th century ruins of the Saint Saveur church is proving very popular. Since its inauguration on September 18th 2018, visitors have come from far & wide to experience the spectacular vistas on offer from the suspension bridge. Sitting 70 metres about the l’Arnette valley below, ….

A Brief History Of Mazamet

Mazamet sits in a natural valley, le Thoré, at 280 m altitude, between the two mountain ranges of the Montagnès Noire and the Monts de Lacune, both rising to 1,200 m. Considering its geography within SW France, it surprises many that both ranges are the furthest outpost of the Massif Central. The mountains that surround ….

September events in and around Mazamet

Whether you call it late summer or early autumn – September has a lot going on   It’s a lovely time of year to visit our region – the sun is still warm, the nights a little cooler, yet everything is still open and there’s lots to see and do.   September 9th  The fantastic ….

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