and its historical center
Amboise is a town full of historical monuments and remarkable locations :
- The Amboise Royal Castle
- The Clos Lucé (house of Leonardo da Vinci)
- The Chanteloup Pagoda
- The Clockwork Tower
- The Caesar's Granaries
- The banks of the Loire...
of the Loire
Amboise is located not far from the main castles of the Loire, thus, within a radius of 50km, in addition to the Amboise Royal Castle, you can visit the castles of Blois, Villandry, Langeais, Azay-le-Rideau, Ussé, Chaumont, Cheverny, Chambord, Chenonceaux, Jallanges, Montpoupon...
landscape, fauna and flora
For nature lovers, do not miss the discovery of the Loire, Vienne and Cher by boat : fauna, flora, preserved landscapes (the Loire is one of the last rivers of Europe to have remained wild and free of any dam)...
The Touraine is also known for its remarkable gardens. The gardens of some castles shouldn't be missed : Valmer, Chaumont, Villandry, La Bourdaisière (and its conservatory of tomato)...
The Touraine and the region of Amboise as worthy heirs of Rabelais, are rich in gastronomic specialties and are famous for their wines : Vouvray, Touraine-Amboise, Montlouis...
from the sky
From Amboise, take a little altitude to enjoy a unique point of view : discover the region and its castles, seen from the sky.
most beautiful of France
of the Loire Valley