Planning a cycle trip for 2019? – 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 ….

Traveller’s Choice Award 2019

As of writing this post, we have received a staggering 747 reviews on our Trip Advisor page. The generosity of both time & kind comments of our guests is always very much appreciated and the reviews heartwarming for us to read. Trip Advisor has, for both travellers and property owners alike, become a powerful tool. ….

Give yourself the Zenergy you deserve !

On your next stay at La Villa, treat yourself to some “me time” with a professional massage from Pierre. We have been working with Pierre from Zenergy Massages since 2015 who provides massages for guests staying at La Villa. From Hawaiian to Swedish and also sports massage, Pierre tailors the massage to suit your own personal ….

Chateaux de Lastours – a new adventure awaits

Photo copyright Pays Cathare Just 40 mins south of Mazamet, you can discover one of the most impressive of the cathar ruins, Les Quatre Chateaux de Lastours – as the name suggests, the site of four former medieval castles. Dating to 1603 (the site itself having bronze-age origins of a settlement dating to 585), Lastours ….

Lemon & Almond Torte

Gluten & Diary Free – yet packed with flavour… our recipe for this delicious torte from Santiago de Compostela   Ingredients 275 grams of whole shelled almonds (skin still on) 250 grams of caster sugar 4 large eggs, separated Zest of one large lemon plus 1 tablespoon of juice 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon For ….

Gazpacho

What could be fresher on the palate than a chilled gazpacho… here’s La Villa’s recipe for you to enjoy. Ingredients (serves six) 1 kg of ripe tomatoes 1 large cucumber, peeled 2 red peppers, stalk & seeds removed 2 spring onions 2 cloves of garlic, peel & crushed 3 tablespoons of sherry vinegar 4 tablespoons ….

Filet of Salmon in Filo Pastry with a Saffron & Tomato Sauce

Wow your friends at your next dinner party with one of 2018’s favourites from La Villa’s kitchen.   Ingredients (for 6) Six skinless salmon fillets, approx 120 grams each 1 pack of filo pastry Vegetable oil (for brushing) 1 Courgette; 100 grams of frozen peas; 100 grams of green beans Salt & Pepper Poppy seeds ….

La Villa & The Environment

Here at La Villa, we take our impact on the environment seriously – come take a peek at what we and our guests are doing. For the last four years, we have provided only refillable glass water bottles in our bedrooms – not only that, with the water supplied locally from the surrounding mountains, every ….

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