Discoveries

Boat tour on a pond

Rowing boat available for our guests on the ponds of the Domaine.
Children must be accompanied.
Mandatory boots and lifejackets available at reception.

Escape from it all aboard one of the Domaine’s rowing boats and soak up the magical surroundings. Boots and life jackets available at the front desk.

Enjoy using one of our high-quality telescopes to contemplate the beautiful sky with its stars and nebulas. You can learn or relearn to truly wonder at the world and rekindle your childhood spirit.

Sharing the secrets of the stars and the cosmos

Adults and children.
Group size: up to 15 people.
Price upon request.
At nightfall.

BIRD WATCHING

€30 per person per hour.
€15 per person per additional hour.
Groups up to 4.

Learn about the many birds that live in and fly over the forests and ponds of Domaine des Etangs. Sway to their melodious songs as you indulge in a moment of peace and beauty.

The Domaine gardener will be your guide as you enjoy the colours and fragrances of our 2,000-square metre spiral vegetable garden. You will discover all the flavors and scents of aromatic plants during a blind tasting.

DISCOVERY OF THE VEGETABLES GARDEN

Free. Group of 4 guests maximum. From 9 am till 6 pm. Daily.

Guided tour of the Farm

Free. Groups up to 4.
From 9 am to 6 pm. Daily.

Year-round, our passionate team will be delighted to take you on a tour of our farm, offering you an opportunity to enjoy rare, privileged moments with our Limousine cows: baths, brushing, shaving, etc. for agricultural fairs and competitions, or, if you’re particularly lucky, the birth of calves from late September to late May. A real behind-the-scenes look at our cattle farm and its herd of 800 cows.

Learn more about the history of this castle, built in the 11th century by the knights of Chasteignier de la Roche-Posay and their families, as well as the 2,500 hectares of land that make up the estate. Reception staff will be happy to tell you the history and legends of Domaine des Etangs.

Discovery of the Domaine des Etangs' history

Free. Groups up to 4.
From 9 am till 6 pm. Daily.

Discovery of the fauna and flora

Free. Groups up to 4.
From 9 am till 6 pm. Daily.

Our forest rangers will be delighted to help you explore Domaine des Etangs and discover its surprising fauna and flora. They can also suggest seasonal activities, including observing game animals in their habitat, listening to the stag roar, and gathering mushrooms in the woods. A voyage of the senses for children and adults alike over the 2,500 acres of the Domaine.