Amboise

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Amboise, in the Touraine region, where living is an art! In the world-famous Loire Valley and its chateaux, Amboise is a little city counting around 12.000 inhabitants. Renowned to house an amazing castle, and the last mansion of Leonard de Vinci, you will like the hilly landscape covered with (...)

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Getting there You can get to Amboise from Tours, Blois and Nantes. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 01:40 € 15
From Orleans 00:39 € 15
From St Pierre Des Corps 00:10 € 9
From Tours 00:16 € 9
From Blois 00:13 € 9
From Nantes 01:49 € 32
From Les Aubrais Orleans 00:39 € 15


Getting around From Amboise, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To St Pierre Des Corps 00:20 € 9
To Blois 00:24 € 9
To Tours 00:27 € 9
To Les Aubrais Orleans 04:09 € 15
To Orleans 04:09 € 15
To Paris 04:41 € 15

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Amboise, in the Touraine region, where living is an art!

In the world-famous Loire Valley and its chateaux, Amboise is a little city counting around 12.000 inhabitants. Renowned to house an amazing castle, and the last mansion of Leonard de Vinci, you will like the hilly landscape covered with vineyards.

Amboise is a perfect starting point to discover medieval and renaissance architecture of the Loire Valley.

In the city are 25 historic monuments such as the Clock tower, the castle or the "Clos Lucé" mansion. Visiting the castle you will learn more about the history of France. From Louis the XIth to Louis Philippe, you will go through more than 500 years! Admire the architecture and the precious pieces of furniture, wow discovering the flamboyant gothic chapel with its lace of sculptures, and engage in private prayer Leonard de Vinci supposed to be buried here.

Head the "Clos-lucé", house of the brilliant painter, and discover one of his inventions in the park surrounding the building.

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