The Château de Epinay offers its guests many activities and leisure activities on site, for a timeless stay between nature and relaxation. For visit programs and tourist activities, go to our "Touristic Stays" page.

Borrow our bikes to stroll along the Loire, or take advantage of the tennis court, table tennis and pétanque area at your disposal. Game lovers (giant chess board, backgammon, poker) will undoubtedly find their happiness at the castle. Musicians can enjoy the grand piano in the music room. Our pool table is open to you until 9 p.m., as is our home cinema to watch a good movie on rainy days.

Whether you're a fishing enthusiast or a great romantic, you will appreciate the extraordinary natural microcosm of the Boire de l'Epinay, a former branch of the Loire stretching over 3 kilometers and over an area of ​​7 hectares. Canoes are at your disposal to take advantage of the flight of the ducks and the blowing of the wind.

Natural Swimming Pool


The operation principle of a natural swimming pool comes from a simple observation: a polluted natural environment can be purified thanks to its fauna and its flora. The natural swimming pool is a sustainable solution to benefit from a bathing space at home without having to use chemicals.


Tennis court


Our tennis court is open to everyone and available free of charge. We lend rackets and balls, so don't hesitate to take advantage, train or simply exchange a few balls during your stay at the Château.

A basketball hoop is also available on the court for children who would like to try it out!

Fitness Room


The castle's fitness room, fully equipped with Technogym equipment, is open all day from 7 am to 9 pm with free access. The 80m2 room is equipped with various bodybuilding machines, elliptical, bicycle, punching ball and boxing gloves. Between mirrors and visible stones, your training session will be a good memory!

Yoga Class


The Château de l'Epinay offers a weekly yoga class in high season every Sunday morning. Depending on the weather, the course can be given indoors or outdoors to enjoy the fresh air, the calm near the pond and the bird's field!

25 € / person, upon reservation

Outdoor Jacuzzi


Our jacuzzi, located near the pool, will allow you to enjoy a moment of intense relaxation, with the hot water, the soft rays of the sun on your face, and the sound of the fountains of the natural swimming pool. The bubbles and eddies will then take care of relaxing your muscles and tensions from the shoulders to the feet!

Steam Room


The hammam is a well-being ritual particularly recommended for the care of the skin thanks to its heat. It is complimentory for all people staying at the hotel. In addition to its natural benefits, the treatments and rituals performed at the spa (exfoliation and massage) prolong the action of the steam and allow you to have the most beautiful skin!

Lake and Canoes


Take advantage of a canoe trip on our "Boire", a 3 km long arm of the Loire, to discover this true haven of peace shared by wild ducks, white swans, eels and pike. The less adventurous can walk along the banks at the foot of the majestic bald cypress trees of Louisiana.

Pétanque, Tennis table


Boules players will be able to enjoy the pétanque court, to play with friends or family. We lend petanque balls free of charge on request! So are you ready to play in the rays of the late-day sun, possibly with a glass of rosé in hand?

A ping-pong table with balls and rackets is also available to enjoy a game in the shade of the trees near the hanging hammocks.

Bicycle Rides


Mountain bikes are at your disposal to explore the surrounding countryside or along the Loire. Do not hesitate to ask us for a map or follow the magnificent route of La Loire à Vélo ! The towns of Montjean-sur-Loire, La Possonnière and Bouchemaine are only a few kilometers away and you will appreciate a stop in a tavern or a picnic on the sandy banks of the Loire.

Permaculture Vegetable Garden


At the Château, we are committed to putting nature and ecology at the heart of our decisions. We therefore work our vegetable garden in permaculture, to produce vegetables while respecting the earth, animals and plants. We also favor old seeds for more richness and diversity in our food! All the production is used for the Orangerie  restaurant of course!


Meditation & Walks


A 17 hectare park surrounds the castle to allow you to take full advantage of the countryside and leave the bustle of the cities. A walk will allow you to feel alone in the world near the pond, take a breath of fresh air, marvel at the beauty of nature, do breathing exercises or meditate. You will be able to pass in the enclosure of the horses, to stroke them, to observe the ducks on the lake, to tread the fresh grass ...

Golf of Avrillé


Located 10 minutes from Angers, this golf course is located in the prestigious setting of the Château de La Perrière where century-old trees, water features and plantations come together to offer a nice diversity and quality course. All golfers will be delighted by the diversity of its departures, its well-designed doglegs, its well-defended greens and its long par 4s.

Cave & Swing


Kids will love the cave for the hidden trails that lead to the cave ! You will see its discreet presence it in front of the castle, behind the trees and many colorful plants that surround it, to transport you to the world of Alice in Wonderland.

There is also a swing on site in the shade of the large chestnut trees, near the hammocks.



The numerous board games available will delight both adults and children! They will suit those who want to play cards, backgammon, darts, or even chess players on the giant chessboard. On the second floor, you will also discover a billiard room which is waiting for you!

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