Activities

On Site

Massages

Created exclusively for LOIRE VALLEY LODGES by Anne-Sophie DUFEUTRELLE, specialized in energy massages and energy rebalancing, our forest massages are practiced in your private lodge, on the terrace or in your room, depending on the scents and sounds of the surrounding nature. All our massages incorporate natural elements from the trees, plants, flowers or even the essences of our forest, starting with our exclusive massage oil based on essential oils. An energy boost, an inner journey, a sensory break to feel your body and reconnect with yourself.

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Art Path

Composed of monumental contemporary works installed by renowned artists. Nature inspires, welcomes and magnifies, you will be able to stop for a walk in front of a bronze by Clauda, a deer by Laurent Garreau, a giant ant by Michel Audiard, an XXL scale by Pierre Marie Lejeune, a totem of AURELE, a cow of the Cow parade painted by Jacques BOSSER.

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Forest Baths

We have assembled a team of well-known and recognized practitioners to give you the keys to the benefits of trees that are both our ancestors and our future. We have much to learn from them, from their wisdom, from their resilience, from their strength, from their kindness to each other, from their relationship to the other species around them.

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Bike Rides

We have bicycles at your disposal to allow you to explore the alleys and discover the different atmospheres of the forest. You can also visit the charming village of Esvres, just 5 km away, with its church and shops offering local products as well as the banks of the Indre.

Reading

Save time, let it go and stretch… This may be an opportunity for you to read. We provide in our library or corner-shop, a series of books on nature, trees, sylvotherapy, slow-living, contemporary art… To open up and and always rise more.

Relaxing at the pool

A swimming pool of 20m long is available from April to September from 9am to 8pm, behind the house. In addition to the pool terrace where mattresses are at your disposal to enjoy the sun, sofa areas around aromatic and perennial plants and offer a comfortable setting to enjoy coffee, a tea, a fresh herbal tea, a fruit juice or a glass of wine.

Around Loire Valley Lodges

Visit Castles

Spend a royal weekend visiting the Valley of the Kings and its 150 listed monuments. For sale at the reception, we offer skip-the-line tickets for the following castles : Chenonceau, Azay-le-Rideau, Amboise, Clos Lucé, Chaumont sur Loire, Chambord and Cheverny.

Nearby the Hotel

Tours, capital of France during the reign of Francis the 1st, has a huge culture and historical legacy and hides the longest river in France classified by UNESCO : The Loire. Walk its cobbled streets of the Middle Ages and admire its half-timbered houses, discover its monuments (St Gatien Cathedral, a Gothic jewel listed as a historic monument, St Martin’s Basilica, the Opera house whose staircase is inspired by the Opéra Garnier), visit its Museum of Fine Arts which hides a collection of works by Balzac or even Monet, admire the Place Plumereau elected most beautiful place in France. If the weather is right, continue along the banks of La Loire and observe a beautiful summer sunset on the terrace of a “guinguette”(outdoor bar). See the surroundings, discover the museum of contemporary art or even the museum of wine and vines only 10 minutes away from the city centre by car.

Wine Itinerary

Want to discover the richness of Loire Valley wines? Take advantage of your getaway to visit a troglodyte cave, explore the vineyards and discover the secrets of the best wines of the region, taste a Loire wine accompanied by an agreement of local dishes. LOIRE VALLEY LODGES has selected wine growers to guide you in this discovery.

Balloon Flight

Fly over the castles of the Loire and the surrounding vineyards through a VIP hot air balloon tour. A trip full of sensations.

Boat trip

River trip : Discover the Cher on a cruise or a gourmet cruise, go under the castle of Chenonceau or opt for the rental of an electric boat for a walk in complete freedom. For the sporty ones, the discovery of the Cher can also be considered in canoe.

Horse Riding

The equestrian centres nearby will offer you a stroll in the surrounding countryside and why not take a horse riding tour to visit the castle of Chenonceau.