Going Underground

We all picture SW France for its beautiful scenery, vineyards, mountains and medieval villages… but dig a little deeper on your next visit for an amazing underground experience. Dotted around France are some wonderful natural caves and our region of the Country is no exception with some awe-inspiring wonders just a short drive from Mazamet. ….

Le Salon du Vauban – a tasty treat in the Montagne Noire

  When we first moved to France in 2009, we had never heard of a “tartine” until, one day, when researching routes for our self drive day tours we stumbled across Le Salon du Vauban. Named after 17th century engineer Vauban (who helped create the waterways through the village of Cammazes to flow into Lac ….

Les Grands Buffets – France on a plate

As the most visited country on the planet, France has long attracted tourists who flock to visit its iconic cities & institutions; take wonder at its stunning natural scenery & diversity of landscape and are in awe at its Roman & medieval history that has left its mark on both the built environment & culture. ….

Great SW France Wines A Short Drive from La Villa de Mazamet

During our very recent last delightful visit to La Villa de Mazamet in SW France, we were enjoying the delicious Rosé from Chateau de Salitis.   Our hosts introduced us this wine last year.  Mark and Peter suggested we visited the producer’s vineyard.  We were very happy to do this, especially as it is only a ….

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