New season 2023 !
Hello and welcome to the 2023 season of La Villa de Mazamet! After a beautiful and fruitful winter vacation between the Paris region, Canada, Malaysia and maintenance work on the Villa, we reopened for the season on Friday, April 7th. This first Easter opening weekend was a great success, and we now wanted to take ….
Les Plus Beaux Détours de France – A detour by Mazamet
Les Plus Beaux Détours de France If you have already visited France, you must be familiar with the Plus Beaux Villages de France label. And if you stayed at la Villa de Mazamet, we certainly pointed you towards our local gems Lautrec and Cordes-sur-Ciel. We had already published an article on this label, but today ….
September events in and around Mazamet
Whether you call it late summer or early autumn – September has a lot going on It’s a lovely time of year to visit our region – the sun is still warm, the nights a little cooler, yet everything is still open and there’s lots to see and do. Weekly markets The Marché des ….
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 ….
Easter Weekend 2021
Easter Weekend 2021 Enjoy Easter at La Villa Arrive at La Villa on either Good Friday (April 2nd) or Easter Saturday (April 3rd) for three nights. Our Easter package includes: Three nights Bed & Breakfast in your choice of bedroom – the last night is on us! Four-course dinner each evening Box of hand-made chocolates ….
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 ….