Things to see and do - Amboise
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
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.
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. A long ramp enables you to gain access to the terrace , where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Loire. The path leads to the St. Hubert..
r. François-Ier F - 37400 Amboise
This fine museum is housed in Amboise's former Town Hall (16C) and gives an account of the royal town's history. Here, you can admire Aubusson tapestries, a 14C sculpted Madonna, as well as portraits of the Duke of Choiseul.
9 Rue D'orange F - 37400 Amboise
Prix Prices from : 130 €
Pavillon des Lys is located in the centre of Amboise a 5-minute walk from the Amboise Chateau among the castles of the Loire Valley. Golf de Fleuray is a 20 minute drive away. The terrace offers views over the park and free Wi-Fi access is available...
11 Place Richelieu F - 37400 Amboise
Set in a 15th-century house in the heart of Amboise, Hôtel Le Blason offers a 24-hour reception and a patio. It is the perfect base to visit the Loire Valley, only a 15-minute drive from Chenonceau and Chaumont. Decorated in a traditional style, all..
13 rue Chaptal F - 37400 Amboise
Prix Prices from : 49 €
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..
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!
17 r. des Sablonnières F - 37400 Amboise
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.
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 ..
Berthellerie F - 37400 Amboise