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 ….
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 ….
Celebrating a special anniversary or birthday in 2020…. La Villa could be all yours !
Exclusive Use of La Villa La Villa is available throughout the season* for exclusive use and can sleep up to 12 guests in our luxury ensuite, air conditioned, bedrooms. We can arrange transport from local airports; visits to vineyards, sight-seeing days out, cycle hire and golf… or just a relaxing time at La Villa ….
Some of our favourite B&Bs
We love to travel & always try to stay in similar quality B&Bs… so here’s a few places we have loved and think you will too ! There’s something great about staying at a B&B. For us, it’s the individuality of the property, the decor and the hosts – no two are ever the same. ….
Cooking by the Canal du Midi
A one-day French cookery course, on the banks of the Canal du Midi, near Carcassonne. Picture the scene. A converted French farmhouse by the banks of the Canal du Midi, joining fellow foodie enthusiasts with a trained chef, learning how to cook a three-course French meal……then sitting down with a glass (or three) of wine ….
Packed with fresh vegetables and great either hot or cold… We were kindly given this recipe by the owners of Julesy’s B&B on the island of Malta when we stayed a few years ago. At La Villa, we serve it chilled on our Mediterranean sharing platters and vary the ingredients according to season. Ingredients 1 pack ….