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 ….

Markets, Fanfares, Fireworks & Rally Cars…

Starting July 8th, the summer events in & around Mazamet move into top gear.     On Monday July 8th, the fantastic Marché des Producteurs commences in Mazamet. This wonderful event is a showcase for local food & drinks with around 15 stalls selling their wares, a table to seat 200 and, what the French ….

Bid-Win-Support

Fancy a two-day break at La Villa whilst supporting Cancer Research? We have donated a prize to three lovely ladies in the UK who taking part in the Race For Life in London next weekend to help with their fundraising efforts. The prize includes a two night stay at La Villa, glass of fizz on ….

Les Amis de La Villa – 2019 intake is now open

Become a “Les Amis” member today for free and enjoy some great benefits on all future stays at La Villa !   Don’t miss out on your opportunity to join our Les Amis scheme. We only accept members between July-September each year, so the clock’s ticking to join in 2019 with September 30th being the ….

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