Whether you call it late summer or early autumn – September has a lot going on.

Passerelle Mazamet

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.

Every Tuesday & Saturday, Mazamet holds markets in the centre of town – wonderful fresh produce to buy and take on a picnic, or just sit with a cup of coffee (or glass of wine!) and soak up the ambiance

Mazamet Market Endives Chambres d'Hôtes Mazamet La Villa de Mazamet Luxury Bed and Breakfast SW France

September 15th – the 3rd annually vintage car rally will take place. After breakfast in town, the drivers and their cars take a 70km tour of the Montagne Noire before returning to Mazamet and parking adjacent to the Office of Tourism. Vintage Citroen, Renault, MG and Ford will

vintage car rallye mazamet 2017

 

…. and on the same day, after the morning’s official inauguration, from 2pm Mazamet’s new “Passerelle” will be open to the public. Why not book a table at the Taverne d’Hautpoul for lunch and walk across the 140m span of this new suspension bridge and be one of the very first to experience the terrific views?

September also sees two “Vide Greniers” taking place. Literally translating as empty attic, these are flea markets meet car boot sales and you just never know what you might find. Look for a Lalique, hunt for a Hermes, or rummage for a Renoir… September 16th will see an event in our neighbouring town of Saint Amans Soult (just 10 mins by car or why not cycle along the Voie Vert ?)… then on the 30th, one of the largest Vide Greniers in the whole of the Tarn takes places in Mazamet

Vide Grenier

 

 

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