Amboise, royal city of the thousand wonders
Along the Loire banks, the city of Amboise deploys all its beauties to narrate you centuries of history. This royal city has a strong cultural and architectural heritage.
The Royal castle of Amboise, located at few minutes (walking) from our hotel, overlook the city and gives you an oustanding view on the Loire. Built from the XVth century, it became the royal castle where succedeed Charles VIII, Louis XII and Francois Ier. you will discouver its Gothic charm and its breataking view on the Royal River.
Continue your visit at the Château du Clos Lucé this old king's leisure place that also was the last home of Leornado of Vinci. The great inventor and italian artist who stayed in Amboise, upon request of the king Francois 1st, from 1516 until is death in 1519, in this Renaissance style castle. You will be able to discover machines invented by this italian master, as well as Renaissance masterpieces and magnificients frescos.
Surprise yourself wiyh the Chanteloup pagoda, original work built in the XVIIth century, last testimony of the Duc de Choiseul castle. Located in the middle of Nature, this this tower of Asian inspiration offer an outstanding view on the serene and elegant parc.
Finally, these charming streets of Amboise will enlight your agreable promenade. On the Loire river banks, Amboise will seduce you with its graceful life, its pedetrains areas but also by its troglodyte houses, and other touristics place of the Loire valley.Tourism in Amboise Tourism in Touraine