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Prepare your family holiday in Mazamet

« Mazamet is not just for adults ! »

The territory and its surroundings are also adapted for children: unusual educational and cultural outings, plenty of parks for fresh air, games and exercise, leisure centres for having a good time.


Tourism and Heritage in Occitan

Tourism and Heritage in Occitan is the free guide to 37 selected destinations for your vacation and leisure. From Carcassonne to Toulouse, prepare your stay in Languedoc Roussillon and Midi Pyrenees with the red guide TPPO. Show your guide in the places presented and benefit from discounts.
Consult the brochure 2018 online.


The Wood & Toy Place

Situated at the foot of the medieval village of Hautpoul and of the Himalayan gateway (15mn on foot by the GR7) and near from the river, a World of Wood and Toys welcomes you for a playful experience, from the forest to the tree, from the tree to the wood and from the wood to the toy. Discover more than 2000 games et toys from all around the world all in wood from yesterday to nowadays.
Exposition: Doll houses. Come discover 31 houses from different eras, Tudor, Georgian, American… and contemplate this universe.
The visit ends in a huge game room, kids and adults can find again the joy of playing in family. More than 40 games are available (billiards, skill games, board games). An area is reserved for toddlers.
In the shop, you will find a huge choice of wooden objects, games, toys from the production of more than 20 French craftsmen presenting their savoir-faire.
Outdoor: Arboretum (50 species of the Black Mountain), picnic areas and playful tours (wood of tales and wood of fables de La Fontaine). Free Access.
School holidays, all French zones: open every day from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
January, February, March, November and December (except school holidays): Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
April, May, June, September and October (except school holidays): from Tuesday to Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
July and August: open every day from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Open in the morning on reservation
Open onpublic holidays except the 1st of January, the 1st of May and the 25th December.
Reception of groups every day on reservation.
Adult entry: visit + game room 6€
Child entry from 4 to 14: visit + game room 4€
Child entry until 4 years old: Free
Reduced tariffs (TPPO card).
Payment option: Cash, check, credit card, holiday voucher, culture voucher.
Possible discounts with a justificatory (student, pass card, TPPO, groups…)
Free parking, Camping Car access.

Video presentation of « la Maison du Bois et du Jouet » : 

La Maison du Bois et du Jouet
Moulin de l'oule
81200 Mazamet


Montagnes Lake

This lake reveals a serene, majestic and peaceful setting. Surrounded by a generous vegetation, this small paradise is ideal for relaxation and walking, welcoming families all year round for water and beach games, fishing enthusiasts, hikers and mountain bikers. foot that will enjoy many walks, paths and tree climbing park.

Warning ! Boating is forbidden!

Fishing dock and launching chair accessible for people with reduced mobility.

Supervised swimming July and August.
A Libellus shuttle bus connects the town centers of Mazamet and Aussillon to the Lac des Montagnes free of charge every day during the summer holidays.

Mini Golf Le Choupa

Snack bar and creperie.
A cool and shady 18 hole course of fun and games for friends and family!

Lac des Montagnès
81200 Mazamet

Lac'cro Parc

Acrobatic Park high on the leisure base of Lake Montagnès in Mazamet. With innovative workshops in a natural environment, and especially 100% secure on all of our courses thanks to a new carabiner concept and a continuous lifeline system. We never get off !!!! A real guarantee of security and confidence for YOUR comfort. Do you dare, have fun? At LAC'CRO Park Montagn'YES we go .... !!!

Our courses are ACCESSIBLE TO ALL, children, adults, athletes or not. You will discover an activity of leisure with an orientation of adventure without degrees of extreme difficulty but varied and progressive, adapted to the motivation of each one and filled with emotions for the pleasure of all. ....
Our park offers +130 games including some INNOVATIVE in the region. Spread over 13 safe courses with 25 zip lines including 1 MEGA thrill of 200!
Breathtaking acceleration with the Maxi-Bungee that will project you from the ground to more than 18m high to eject you to 3G acceleration.

Opening time:
Every day in Non-stop
March, April May 10h - 18h
June 10h - 19h
July & August 9h - 19h
September, October 10 am - 6 pm (Wednesdays, weekends, school holidays)

Lac'cro Parc
Lac des Montagnès
07 83 19 04 55 / 06 62 49 06 16

Friends of « the Otters’ Lair »

You will be welcome in the tranquility of the Otters’ Lair to take things at your own pace.  There is trout fishing, walking trails, barbecue picnic areas, and a mini animal farm.

Open every day from 10 to 12h and 14 to 18h.
Admittance is free, but fishing is not.

Les amis du gourp de la loutre
D54 direction Pradelles Cabardès
81200 Mazamet


The Green Way Passa Païs

From Mazamet to Bedarieux this traffic-free Green Way invites you to enjoy 80 safe and pleasant kilometres on the old railway track with very gentle slopes.  You can go for miles or just a short outing; you can do a marathon or simply enjoy the fresh air and admire the varied countryside of vines, forests, pastures and streams.  There are tunnels and even an Eiffel type bridge.
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Guided tours Hautpoul aux Flambeaux

Summer nights tours of Hautpoul by torchlight
The Tourist Office arranges torch-lit night tours of the medieval village of Hautpoul: the cathar refuge with the ruins of its castle and fortifications, wood & toy workshop, and exceptional panoramic views.

Family reductions with the « carte pass » 


The postman's round

A postal adventure in the Thoré Valley. Marcel the postman needs help to find the destination of a letter. Find the clues hidden in the landscape of the VoieVerte: a funny treasure- hunt for all the family. On the ancient postmen and peddlars’ footsteps, walk or cycle along the paths to deliver precious parcels: postcards, letters, love letters, materials…
Your mission is to find the postal boxes with automates( white colour) along the paths. These 4 vagabond parcours along the VoieVertePassaPais are a mixture of different epochs in the valley.
 A booklet is available at the Tourist Office of Labastide-Rouairoux.
Download the brochure.


Albine giant

The trip starts with a tale lost in the middle of beeches. You will go through a moor which goes to the “Oreille du géant”-the giant’s ear- where a machine will open its doors on a resounding landscape. At the Peyremaux rock, you will see strange shapes hidden in rocks.
Will you find the big man?
2 hours walking, not suitable for pushchair.
Coordonnées: on the toad: 43.420089,2.572542(at the big singn).
At the 4 paths point: 43.422323,2.564073.
Download the brochure

Puech Balmes Sagne path

Enter the fascinating and mysterious universe of the sagne between land and water….to listen, imagine, play and learn.
With your family, find and identify animal droppings, face the water daemon’s challenges and enigmas( lo drac) in a terrible tunnel. This path is equipped with interactive games and information boards.

You need to have good shoes and clothes, at 700m. of altitude, the path is damp. It is marked”tourisme and handicap”(auditive and mental).
Brochure available at the tourist office. The parcours lasts 1h30. Download the brochure
GPS:longitude:02°31’21’,5”E   latitude: 43°31’07,6”N

WORKSHOPS (reservation necessary)

Wood workshops – “La maison du bois et du jouet”

Conception and production: 40 min – 5.50€
Visit the museum and games room: 2h – 7€
During school holidays from 14h to 18h
Shut on Sundays

Maison du Bois et du Jouet
Moulin de l’Oule
81200 Mazamet



WORKSHOPS (reservation necessary)

ZMAM Circus School

During the school holidays of Zone C, the circus school offers circus courses for children from 6 to 12 years old: make-up workshops, magic, discovery ... Initiation and / or improvement depending on the level.
Information on  : Stages ZMAM

36 rue St Jacques
81200 Mazamet

Horse Riding School

For everyone from beginners to experienced riders: jumping, dressage, pony games, trek, horse ball, outings…

Valérie Trojnar
05 63 97 95 53
06 62 27 66 83


Domaine de Bonnery
81200 Caucalières
05 63 98 95 40
06 88 23 01 53

Pascal et Jean Manuel CHAZOTTES
La Môle