A midsummer night’s dream in Mazamet
Starting July 2nd, the summer events in & around Mazamet move into top gear. Le Marché des Producteurs On Monday July 6th, 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 ….
Montagne Noire East and the Minervois – Self-drive Day Tour
OVERVIEW You’ve read our articles and know Mazamet inside out? Time to venture into our neighboring départements and drive through the Hérault and Aude. This route commences in the Valley du Thoré that runs from Mazamet towards Béziers and takes in a variety of scenery along the way, from mountain pastures to vineyards, medieval villages ….
Lemon, Raspberry and Pistachio Tart
For mother’s day this year (May 12th in various countries), my family organized a Zoom session and I wanted to bake my mother a tart that I could present to her for the occasion. I had a vision of creating a vibrant treat to all senses. Something colourful, with varying textures and flavours, so I ….
UPDATE for the Winners! – #EssentialWorkers Giveaway
UPDATE – And The Winners Are… The support you’ve given the essential workers throughout this campaign on Instagram and Facebook was absolutely outstanding! Thank you so much to all of you who participated! Now, it’s time to announce the lucky winners of a 2-night B&B stay at La Villa! 🥁🥁 And the winners are… 🥁🥁 – Maire ….
(update) Memories of Mazamet Competition – And The Winner Is …
Marty & Debby Weiss! Congratulations Marty & Debby on winning the “Memories of Mazamet” competition. Enjoy a two-night B&B stay during the 2021 season! Here is their entry: We are very pleased that 7 years later, La Villa is still etched in Marty and Debby’s minds and we look forward to them coming back and ….
Mazamet – a cyclist’s dream
From a gentle ride along the ‘Piste Verte’ to a challenging hill climb up the Pic du Nore, Mazamet is a cyclist’s dream. From a gentle ride… Just 200 metres from the gates of La Villa starts the wonderful ‘Piste Verte’ cycle path that makes use of the former railway line from Mazamet to Bédarieux ….
Three Nights For The Price Of Two
Stay Any Three Nights until 30/06/20 and Pay for Only Two! From April 15th – June 30th 2020 (inclusive), stay 3 nights / 4 nights / 5 nights and get the last 1 night free for any of our 5 rooms. For example – book a Superior Double for three nights B&B for just ….
See it now, experience it later
In this article, we uncover some ways to enjoy cinema, museums or even the wilderness from the comfort of our home. For free! The current Covid19 crisis has put our travel plans and dreams to an abrupt halt. While almost half of the world’s population is confined at home, it shouldn’t prevent us from ….
Hot Cross Buns
Give yourself a little treat this Easter! One of the fondest memories of my teenage years is when my dad took me to Europe for the first time after I graduated from high school. We were visiting my uncle Eddie in the UK for a week, and one morning, I woke up to the lovely ….
Fireside chat with the new owners Geoffrey and Janice
La Villa de Mazamet reopens its doors on April 15th with two new faces at the helm. Meet Geoffrey and Janice. Q: So, Geoffrey and Janice, tell us about yourselves! A: Hi, I’m Geoffrey! I’m from Saint Germain les Corbeil, a small suburban city located 40 kms south of Paris (and a mouthful to pronounce!). ….