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 ….

Free Shuttle to the Lac des Montagnès

Fancy a cooling dip, a leisurely walk, or a long lazy lunch?   Mazamet’s Lac des Montagnès is a beautiful reservoir located just 10 mins outside of the town, at an altitude of nearly 750m. With restaurants, mini golf, tree-top adventure park, Lac’Cro Parc, it’s a beautifully maintained facility and always 5 degrees cooler than ….

Heading over the border… a few days en Espagne !

Just 2 1/2 hours from Mazamet, on the outskirts of a medieval Spanish village, a haven of peace awaits. With so many wonderful places to visit & stay in France, we don’t often feature properties in Spain… so why the exception?  Well, we loved it and thought you might too! And, with many of our ….

Prawn & Mango Salad

Perfect for a warm summer’s evening – our Prawn & Mango salad has been a hit this season.   Ingredients (serves 4-6) 2 large, ripe, mangos 2 large juicy limes Large pack of cooked prawns (about 500 grams) 12 cherry tomatoes 4 endives Bunch of coriander & chives 2 pots of natural yoghurt Shell the ….

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