A midsummer night’s dream in Mazamet

What to do in Mazamet this summer   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 what the French call ‘conviviality’ (coming together ….

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 ….

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!). ….

So, what is there to do in and around Mazamet?

That’s a question guests often ask before booking a stay with us and, in no particular order, these are our top 10 right on the doorsteps of Mazamet: Montagne Noire – Mazamet’s wonderful backdrop is the stunning Montagne Noire montagne range which, despite is name, is an oasis of green for most of the year ….

Bienvenue from Geoffrey & Janice

Welcome to the new owners of La Villa de Mazamet We would like to say bonjour as new owners of La Villa de Mazamet. Geoffrey is from Saint Germain les Corbeil, a small suburban city located 40 kms south of Paris (and a mouthful to pronounce!). While pursuing a Master’s degree in Bordeaux, he studied ….

Decorating your fireplace for Christmas

Here at La Villa we are getting into the Christmas spirit – here’s our step by step guide to creating an impressive decorative fireplace.   We are very fortunate to have some magnificent fireplaces at La Villa, each made from locally quarried marble from either Sidobre of Caune Minervois, from where the pink marble in ….

Easter Weekend 2020

Easter Weekend 2020 Enjoy Easter at La Villa & and the opening weekend of our 2020 season. Arrive at La Villa on either Good Friday (April 10th) or Easter Saturday (April 11th) for three nights. Our Easter package includes: Three nights Bed & Breakfast in your choice of bedroom Four-course dinner each evening Box of ….

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 ….

Food for thought !

What’s new & tasty at La Villa 2019? Taking inspiration from our travels this past winter in Spain, Portugal and South America – we decided to do things a little different at La Villa this season when it comes to dining…… At breakfast time, in addition to our continental buffet with many homemade treats… we ….

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