Come and enjoy château life in a vast former family home, entirely renovated by a passionate antique dealer. A prestige residence for a slow country and authentic stay! This genuine piece of paradise at the gateway to Angers, is perfectly situated in a 6-hectare green setting, making the most of an exceptional view over the Saint Aubin valleys. Take time to slow down, to come for an out-of-the-ordinary weekend, having a historically Slow interlude!
Reception is open from 7.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
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THE FRENCH WAY OF LIFE
What if you were to stop over in a remarkable 19th century residence? In the Pays de la Loire region, in Angers, you will reach Le Château des Forges. A character establishment, with 14 bedrooms, a heated swimming pool (on hand from spring to the end of September) overlooking the Lower Valleys of Anjou and the Ile Saint Aubin island. These are listed and protected sites, where thousands of birds and other species come for winter. A very rich biodiversity, just a stone’s throw from the heart of Anjou.
Come and make the most of an interlude at the gateway to Angers, to live in “slow life” mode. Out-of the-ordinary and relaxing weekends in a genuine château, a dream opportunity, to take time to fully enjoy your weekend in Angers. A perfect location to switch off from the everyday and discover the wonders around you, notably the famous Terra Botanica botanical theme park, located just a stone’s throw from the hotel.
SLEEP “HISTORICALLY” WELL!
A historic setting Unique bedrooms, immaculately decorated with all necessary comforts; the deliciously Slow cocktail on the Château des Forges. For a romantic weekend, or maybe one with friends or on business, we have thought of everything.
A ZEN AND COUNTRY CHÂTEAU LIFE
Make the most, from waking up, of an exceptional panorama over the Saint Aubin valley, and an idyllic location at the gateway to Angers in your Slow Village Château des Forges hotel. A Slow experience to enjoy as a family or with friends, in one of our hotel rooms.
Natural wines at the bar, a “healthy” breakfast, room service when you’re a little peckish, make the most with family or friends of a Slow experience at the gateway to Angers.
We offer advice upon the nearby “organic and natural” catering establishments.
A ROYAL PLAYGROUND!
As soon as sunny days arrive, make the most of a heated pool with an unrestricted view over the Ile Saint Aubin island, or of a moment of relaxation in the hotel’s wooded park. Just a stone’s throw from the hotel, plunge into the unique world of the Terra Botanica park, the leading botanical theme park in France!
The Loire and its tributaries, a natural playground where numerous convivial activities await you. From the hotel, go to the banks of the Maine or Mayenne rivers for a countryside trip by bike, on foot or on the water. Take time to discover all the countryside has to offer you at your next Slow destination.
It’s slow time !
Discover the highly remarkable Anjou mild climate (known as the douceur angevine) in our region at Slow Village Château des Forges. A return to your roots, which makes you feel good in this wonderful area at the gateway to Angers. Magnificent castles are dotted around here: Saumur, Angers, Brissac, Brézé, Plessis Macé… Also make the most of your stay to go to Terra Botanica, a botanical theme park just a stone’s throw from your Slow Village resort.
ANJOU, A LAND OF EMOTIONS
The Val de Loire, an evocative land rich in heritage listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its wonderful castles, vineyards, character villages and abbeys, Anjou conceals numerous treasures, that you can discover through exceptional trips on the Loire à Vélo cycle route. Next head for Angers, a unique delightful town, which abounds in equally as many treasures.
A PERFECT LOCATION FOR YOUR EVENTS
For your events and seminars, find the perfect room at the best price in our hotel in Angers.
Only 500 metres from the Terra Botanica, the Château des Forges, from Slow Village, accommodates you for all your professional and private events.