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 ….

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 ….

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 ….

Floriales 2019

With a plant fayre, inter-community competition and, new for 2019, a fountain show…..Le Floriales is a great event to kick off the 2019 event season in Mazamet     From the 26th-28th April, Les Jardin des Promenades, located just 100 metres from La Villa, springs to life. It’s a great weekend for garden lovers with ….

Guide to Mazamet’s 2019 Spring & Summer Events

From the end of April, Mazamet plays host to a wonderful array of events… this round up, whilst not exhaustive, will give you a flavour of what’s taking place in 2019.   Floriales – April 26th-28th Plant sale, themed garden planting and an international floristry competition – all just 200 metres from La Villa in ….

30,000 Visit Mazamet’s New Passerelle…. including us !

Le Passerelle, linking the medieval village of Hautpoul to the 14th century ruins of the Saint Saveur church is proving very popular. Since its inauguration on September 18th 2018, visitors have come from far & wide to experience the spectacular vistas on offer from the suspension bridge. Sitting 70 metres about the l’Arnette valley below, ….

A Brief History Of Mazamet

Mazamet sits in a natural valley, le Thoré, at 280 m altitude, between the two mountain ranges of the Montagnès Noire and the Monts de Lacune, both rising to 1,200 m. Considering its geography within SW France, it surprises many that both ranges are the furthest outpost of the Massif Central. The mountains that surround ….

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