Facilities & Activities at La Forge De Ste Marie
Between the end of April and middle of September there is an activity programme for kids and adults alike. The staff put on a programme of sporting events and family activities such as camp fires and organised walks. If old habits can’t be broken there is a TV room and a games room with pool, table football, darts, pinball and electronic games to be had. During high season there is a children’s disco organised which is just perfect for creating some seriously adult only time
Swimming is geat fun at La Forge De Ste Marie. The Main pool is indoor, heated and really great for all the family together. There is also a second indoor pool, again heated, that’s perfect for children and toddlers. You can also make use of the sun loungers sun terrace to catch a few French rays. Whilst we’re talking about wet the site has its own fishing river for trout and carp. You can purchase permits locally on site.
Cycle hire is also available and is a great way for the kids to learn how to get around on bikes.
Sporting activities include table tennis, five aside footie. Perfect for the kids so why not drum up an international tournament while you are here. There is also volley ball, archery and where would any holiday to France be without boules.
If you are looking for action off site there’s a great choice. Windsurfing and dingy sailing make a great day out at 25 miles travelling with horse riding closer to the site at 15 miles.
Being located in the heart of France’s champagne region a visit to either Reims or Epernay is a must and while you’re there take a guided tour of one of the Champagne houses. The cellars just have to be seen to be believed.
You can also visit Nigoland which is the area’s best known theme park. A variety of children’s rides and more white knuckle thrill seekers rides are available and a visit to this park is sure to be one the kids holiday highlights.
Another great day out is to be had at Lac du Der. A centre for practically with every water sport you can think of all provided in stunning surroundings with great wildlife. With jet skis, beaches, sailing, wildlife walks this park has something for everyone.
Feeding the family can always be a challenge when you are on holiday but La Forge De Ste Marie has it all covered. As well as your great self-catering (stock up from the local markets for a very French time) you can eat on the food terrace bar, overlooking lake where the restaurant serves local specialities. During high season there is also a pizzeria for those with more home based taste buds.