Things to see and do - Amboise
Unmissable tourist sites
Amboise Travel guide
Amboise : Michelin's recommendations
Perched on the left bank of the Loire, the lovely town of Amboise is redolent of the memory of illustrious characters. The château that dominates the town and the river has been host to Louis XI, Charles VIII and François I. Showing the influence of the Italian Renaissance, this fine building is one of the most sumptuous royal residences of the Loire Valley. Nearby is theChâteau du Clos-Lucé, where Leonardo da Vinci spent his declining years.
Tourist attractions Amboise : Things to see and do
Montée de l'Emir Abd-el-Kader F - 37400 AMBOISE
This fine château has no architectural unity of style. It retains imposing remains of its past magnificence. The St. Hubert Chapel, located on the terrace, houses the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci, who died at Amboise in 1519. In the castle itself, succe..
2 r. du Clos Lucé F - 37400 Amboise
This summer residence was selected by Charles VIII for his wife, Anne of Brittany. Leonardo da Vinci took up residence here in 1516. On the ground floor are some magnificent frescoes from the master's workshop (to which a protective coating was added..
pl. Michel-Debré F - 37400 Amboise
This is also called the Amboise Belfry and was erected in the 15C. It overlooks a lively pedestrian street. The latter is full of charm, and is lined with all types of shops, including souvenir shops and cafés.
1 Mail Saint Thomas F - 37400 Amboise
Prix Prices from : 157 €
This manor is located near the Château d'Amboise. It offers a large outdoor swimming pool with a terrace and sun beds, and a free bottle of Liqueur de Fraises. The large rooms and suites are air-conditioned and feature a traditional decoration. Each..
13 rue Chaptal F - 37400 Amboise
Prix Prices from : 56 €
The Hotel Chaptal is located in the city centre of Amboise, near the Clos Lucé and Amboise castles, and the Loire River. It offers free Wi-Fi access. All the guest rooms at the Chaptal are soundproofed. Each is equipped with a private bathroom and a..
27 rue Rabelais F - 37400 Amboise
Housed in a mansion in the heart of the old town, Le Clos D'amboise is surrounded by a large landscaped garden. The property was built in the 17th century. It offers charming rooms designed for ultimate comfort. Enjoy lovely views of the grounds fr..
17 r. des Sablonnières F - 37400 Amboise
17 quai Charles-Guinot F - 37400 Amboise
Here, a stone's throw from the Château du Clos Lucé, you eat under the watchful eye of Leonardo da Vinci, whose portrait hangs in this resolutely contemporary restaurant. The chef draws on an abundance of fine ingredients to concoct his contemporary ..
36 quai Charles-Guinot F - 37400 Amboise
Dine in the winter garden or, in the evening, in the beautiful classic-style dining room overlooking the Loire. Le 36 serves elegant, beautifully presented contemporary cuisine in a comfortable, romantic ambience.
Berthellerie F - 37400 Amboise
r. du Cèdre F - 37400 Amboise
A classic château setting for cuisine with a dash of modern flair. Technical finesse, balance of flavours, locally sourced ingredients... in a nutshell, very good!