A few kilometres from the hotel, discover one of the most beautiful forests in France: the Forest of Tronçais. This forest in Allier is known as the most beautiful oak grove in France. Some majestic trees are several hundred years old. These include a few remarkable specimens which should not be missed: the Chêne Carré (Square Oak) believed to date back to 1630, the Sentinelle (Sentinel) whose first leaves appeared around 1580 and is 6.55 metres in circumference, Les Jumeaux (the Twins) which grew out of the same seed 400 years ago. Extending over an area of 11,000 hectares, the forest of Tronçais is an extraordinary place to discover on foot, by bike or on horseback. Several circuits will lead you through its paths to discover is legends.