In Gâvre Forest, between Nantes and La Baule

Activities near the Auberge de la Forêt

Our hotel-restaurant is located in a 4,500-hectare natural setting. Set off in search of the stags and does. Our pleasant site is perfect for anyone looking to explore one of the hikingor MTB trails. We also offer horse-drawn carriage rides (by reservation only).

Thrill-seekers can try their hand at go-karting in Plessé less than five kilometres from the hotel. Otherwise, jet ski rides are available at the lake less than 15 kilometres from our hotel.

Head five kilometres down the road to Blain and visit its castle with its 14th century drawbridge tower.

Route en forêt

Beauty care and massage

Beauty care services and massages are avaible for booking.

There are many types of massages. You will find, definitely, this one perfect for you. You will enjoy and have a relaxing time.

Booking at our reception 02 40 51 20 26, according to availability of the staff.


30 minutes from Redon

Just 35 km from Redon, our hotel is the ideal base for discovering a city noted for its rich and surprising heritage. In Redon, water is omnipresent. Succumb to the temptation and explore its historical circuit and its inner-city island. The harbour area is reminiscent of an island with bridges and walkways connecting it to the city and locks.

Not to be missed:

  • Abbey of Saint-Sauveur and its Romanesque tower
  • The Grande Rue lined with beautiful half-timbered houses
  • Ship-owners' houses along quai Duguay-Trouin
  • Ramparts
  • Croix des Marins
  • Musée de la Batellerie along quai Jean Bart
  • Richelieu Tower
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Less than an hour from La Baule

Less than an hour from the beaches of La Baule, the Auberge de la Forêt is the ideal vantage point for a seaside stroll with the family after a gourmet lunch.

La Baule is home to several tennis courts, as well as horse-riding and thalassotherapy centres. La Baule is a gold mine for walking enthusiasts with countless circuits, such as the Bois d'Amour trail, no. 25 - Les Mottes, no. 26 - La Petite Marchande, and Vélocéan.

Anyone looking for a non-sporting holiday can stroll along the city's main roads and visit the many museums and monuments.

Not to be missed:

  • Chapel Sainte-Anne
  • Escoublac Forest and its fitness trail
  • Parc des Dryades
  • Château de Careil (1 km from La Baule)
  • Casino

Less than an hour from Nantes

Less than an hour from Nantes, our hotel-restaurant serves as the perfect base for visiting the beautiful city of Nantes. Whether travelling with friends, family or as a couple, Nantes will provide you with a wonderful excursion in the Loire-Atlantique department.

Fall under the city's spell with its estuary, and get ready for a unique walk. Water-lovers will be delighted to discover that Nantes is criss-crossed with rivers, representing the ideal opportunity for a walk alongside the river Loire.

Not to be missed:

  • Château des Ducs de Bretagne
  • Memorial to the abolition of slavery
  • Carrousel des Mondes Marins
  • St Peter and St Paul's Cathedral and its crypts
  • Machines of the Isle of Nantes
  • Jardin des Plantes
  • Trentemoult
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One hour from Rennes

At slightly more than an hour from Rennes, the Auberge de la Forêt is in the ideal position for easily reaching one of the capitals of the Duchy of Brittany. Rennes is a fortified city teeming with stone, half-timbered houses. Fall for the charm of a city in a perpetual state of motion.

Not to be missed:

  • Duchesne Tower and the 15th century rampart
  • City hall
  • Chapel Saint-Yves
  • Opera house
  • Saint George Palace
  • Parliament of Brittany
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Musée de Bretagne
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