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Bars & Restaurants

In and around the nearby town of Mazamet there are dozens of Bars and Restaurants to choose from.


The nearest beach is just 10 minutes away at the Lac du Montagnes.

Mediterranean beaches are just an hour away.

Bird Watching

If bird watching is your pastime then the wide variety of natural habitats offers numerous opportunities to watch different species all within a few kilometres of Mazamet.

You can also visit the Bird Zoo near Carcassonne.


The nearest Bowling is just 12 km away in Castres.


Canoeing on the rivers of the Agout, Tarn, Thore and many others is as close as 12 km away.

Cities to Visit

Mazamet is superbly positioned to explore the Cities South West France, such as Carcassonne, Albi, Castres, Béziers, Foix, Gaillac, Millau, Montpellier, Narbonne, Perpignan, Revel, and Toulouse.


The French are cycling fanatics and there are many wonderful cycling routes throughout the area as well as gentle leisure routes for the casual cyclist.


There are many rivers and lakes throughout the area and fishing is permitted all year round.

Fish Licence required.

Go Karting

The nearest Go-karting is just 3 minutes drive away on the outskirts of Mazamet.


The Golf Course in Mazamet is ranked in the top 30 in Europe. There is  a driving range and a superb restaurant.

Non-members are welcome to come and play all year round. There are a further six courses all within an hour's driving.  -

Horse Riding

There are a number of Horse Riding Centres within a few minutes of Mazamet.

Lessons cost from as little as €12 per hour. Riders from the age of five are welcome.

Ice Skating

The nearest Ice Skating rink can be found just 12km away at Castres.


If you are an artist then you will be in your element enjoying the amazing and varied sceneries all within a short walk or drive from Mazamet.


Anytime, anyplace, anywhere.

In every town and village there are areas and dedicated boule pistes as well as established clubs.


The Annual Rallye Montagne Noire takes place every July / August.


South West France is the home of Rugby Union in France.

Two local teams, Castres Olympic & Toulouse play in the French Premiership well as the Heineken Cup and European Challenge Cup.  -


Mazamet has over 200 shops. Castres just 12km away is a large town with many more.

Carcassonne larger still, just 50km away, but the best shopping can be found in the city of Toulouse which is just an hour away by car or direct train or bus.


The nearest skiing is 75 minutes drive away at Formigueres - There are 17 pistes, 1 black, 7 red, 6 blue and 3 green. Ski lifts, snow park and a ski school.

Other ski resorts such as Aix les Therms, Les Angles, Font Romeu are just a few hours away. - - -


There are many Spa's throughout the region, many within an easy drive from Mazamet.


We have our own salt water swimming pool. If you are looking for a water park then look no further than L’Archipel at Castres just 12km away.

There is a beach and you can swim at the Lac du Montagne just 6km away and the Mediterranean beaches are an hour away.


We have our own tennis court. There are public Tennis Courts nearby, in both Mazamet and Castres.

Theme Parks

There are a number of Theme Parks all within an easy drive from Mazamet.

InfoParks is a useful website which give information about many of the theme parks in the area.


There are many wonderful routes throughout the area for both the serious walkers as well as gentle leisure routes for the casual ramblers.

Guides are available from the local tourist office.

Wine Tasting

There are many places within easy driving to visit for wine tasting and buying.

Guides are available from the local tourist office.


Within easy driving distance there are a number of Zoos including an Australian Zoo as well as an Africa Safari Park and special Bird Zoos.



For booking enquiries please contact: or call us on +33 6 18 81 40 56


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