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The Forges Castle is now certified with the European Ecolabel!

By adhering to a charter of 67 criteria, we commit to 7 major challenges:

💡 Electricity

🗑 Waste

🥗 Catering

🍀 Chemical products

👩‍🎓 Training

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From October 7th to November 5th, Terra Botanica celebrates autumn. On this occasion, the amusement park located just a stone’s throw from Château des Forges offers you unique entertainment. You will discover the park dressed in its finest seasonal attire, featuring a circus show, tastings of seasonal vegetables, quirky games… This year, the program is packed. It’s a unique opportunity to come and have fun, feel the thrill, and rediscover the park in a new light! You’ll also find the park’s …


Le Château des Forges, a hotel in Angers for a unique and Slow stay in the heart of magnificent grounds

Come and experience life in a castle in an old, grand family home fully renovated by a passionate antique dealer. A prestigious residence for a slow, natural, and authentic stay! This true piece of paradise on the outskirts of Angers is ideally located in a 6-hectare green setting and enjoys an exceptional view over the Saint-Aubin valleys. Take the time to slow down and spend a business or leisure stay for a genuinely Slow interlude!

The reception is open every day from 7:30 am to 9:30 pm (phone lines open until 7:30 pm)

Practical information and bookings

+33 (0)2 52 60 64 85

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How about making a stop in a remarkable 19th-century residence? It is in the Pays de la Loire, in Angers, the top city in France “where life is good” and the greenest in France, that you will access the Château des Forges. A characterful establishment, with 14 rooms, a heated pool (open during the spring and until the end of September depending on current weather conditions, please inquire with the hotel for specific opening and closing dates), overlooking the low valleys of Angevines and the Saint-Aubin island, classified and protected sites where thousands of birds and other species come to winter. A biodiversity of great wealth in the heart of Anjou.

Whether it’s for a business trip, a Board of Directors meeting, a workday, a motivational seminar with recreational activities, a romantic weekend, a unique stay with friends, or a family reunion, come and enjoy this break at the gates of Angers and experience the “slow life.”

A genuine haven conducive to disconnection, rejuvenating and relaxing in a real castle, a dream opportunity to fully savor your stay.

The ideal place to disconnect from everyday life and discover the wonders that surround you, the rare essences located in the park, or even the famous Terra Botanica plant park, located just a stone’s throw from the hotel.

The château


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.


the “classique”s


the “supérieure”s


the “prestige”s

le “studio”


From the moment you wake up, enjoy an exceptional panorama of the Saint-Aubin valley and an idyllic location at the gates of Angers in your Slow Village Château des Forges.

A Slow experience to savor after a day’s work, during a seminar, with family or friends in one of our hotel rooms.

Natural, organic, and local wines, a “healthy” breakfast, a small menu for dining and snacking for light appetites, and recommendations on the team’s favorite local spots and highlights nearby.

Experience the Slow lifestyle at the gates of Angers.



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.

The activities

It’s slow time !

Hotel in Angers

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.



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.

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The Forges Castle is now certified with the European Ecolabel!

By adhering to a charter of 67 criteria, we commit to 7 major …



From October 7th to November 5th, Terra Botanica celebrates autumn. On this occasion, the amusement park located just …



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.

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Le Château des forges hotel, by Slow Village

Chemin du Port de l’Île,
49100 Angers

Practical information and bookings

Telephone : + 33 (0)2 52 60 64 85

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