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Amboise Castle Tickets for the visit of the castle and its gardens.

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Royal Château of Amboise: Buy your tickets

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  • Access to the royal residence
  • Access to the chapel (tomb of Leonardo da Vinci)
  • Visit to the gardens
  • Histopad experience
€15

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Château de Chenonceau + Château d'Amboise

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  • Ticket for the Château d'Amboise

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Château d'Amboise + Beauval Zoo

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Buy your tickets now to visit the Royal Château of Amboise and its gardens!

The Royal Château of Amboise, located on a rocky spur at the confluence of the Amasse and the Loire, is a little wonder of the Loire Valley. Although not the largest castle in the region, it has **a rich and fascinating history **dating back to the Middle Ages.

From Charles VII to Louis XIV, all the sovereigns of France visited the Château d'Amboise, making it a symbol of the country's royal history. By visiting the castle, you can discover the different periods of its history through its architecture, from the medieval era to the French Renaissance.

Upon entering the castle, you'll be transported into the history of France. 15th-century furniture and period tapestries will literally immerse you in the daily life of kings and queens. But the jewel of the castle is undoubtedly the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci. The famous Italian artist and inventor spent his last years in Amboise, where he died in 1519. His tomb, located in the castle chapel, is a place of reflection for visitors from around the world.

The gardens of the Château d'Amboise are also a must-visit destination. With its flowerbeds, fountains, and views of the Loire Valley, the gardens offer an oasis of calm and beauty. A walk in the gardens is an excellent way to relax after the castle visit.

Finally, the Château d'Amboise is also an ideal starting point for exploring the other castles of the Loire. The majestic Château de Chambord, with its imposing towers and French gardens, is only 25 km away. The beautiful Château de Chenonceau, which spans the Cher River, is 30 km away. With their gardens and richly decorated rooms, these castles are a must-see for history and architecture enthusiasts.

In summary, a visit to the Château d'Amboise and its gardens is an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Whether you're interested in history, art, or simply the beauty of the place, you won't be disappointed.

Opening hours of the Château Royal d’Amboise

The Castle is open every day of the year (except December 25 and January 1)

January: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
February: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
March: 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
April, May, June: 9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
July, August: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
From September 01 to November 01: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
From 02 November to 15 November: 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
From November 16 to December 24: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
From December 26 to 31: 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Access to the Château d'Amboise

By train:
From Paris (Around 1,5 hours 1h50): Take the TGV between Paris (gare Montparnasse) and Tours (Gare Saint-Pierre-des-Corps), then the TER Tours-Amboise or the direct connection INTERCITES from Paris, Austerlitz station to Amboise station.
From Tours (Around 25 mn): Take the TER Tours-Amboise.

By car:
From the A10 motorway, take the exit n ° 18 (Château-Renault / Amboise) and then go about ten kilometers on the D31 until Amboise
GPS coordinates of Château d'Amboise : N47.412908 E 0.985605
Free car park.

Customer Reviews

5/56 reviews

ROMAGNOSI
5/5
Comodo veloce e preciso
Published over a year ago
Comodo veloce e preciso
Miriam
5/5
Fantastico!
Published over a year ago
Fantastico!
Riky
5/5
Grande affidabilità
Published over a year ago
Le esigenze di semplicità di fruizione e tempestività di ottenere soluzioni sono state pienamente soddisfatte. Grazie
angela tiziana m.
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Mi sono trovata benissimo
Published over a year ago
Mi sono trovata benissimo. Mi è stato utile per pianificare il viaggio e le visite ai luoghi fi interesse.
GIOVANNI N.
5/5
Itinerario in Francia
Published over a year ago
Consiglio questo sistema a chiunque
BRICE
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J ai pu prendre mes places en e clics…
Published over a year ago
J ai pu prendre mes places en e clics et 5 min. C'était vraiment très pratique.

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Château Royal d'Amboise
37400 Amboise

Common questions

What is Chateau d'Amboise?

Chateau d'Amboise is a historic castle located in the Loire Valley in France.

What is the history of Chateau d'Amboise?

Chateau d'Amboise has a rich and fascinating history dating back to the Middle Ages. It was visited by all the French sovereigns from Charles VII to Louis XIV.

What can visitors see at Chateau d'Amboise?

Visitors can see different periods of the castle's history through its architecture, including medieval and French Renaissance styles. They can also see the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci, who spent his last years at the castle.

What is the highlight of Chateau d'Amboise?

The highlight of Chateau d'Amboise is undoubtedly the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci, which is located in the castle's chapel.

What are the gardens of Chateau d'Amboise like?

The gardens of Chateau d'Amboise are an oasis of calm and beauty, with flower beds, fountains, and views of the Loire Valley.

Can visitors relax at Chateau d'Amboise?

Yes, visitors can relax in the gardens or take a leisurely stroll around the castle.

Is Chateau d'Amboise a good place for history buffs?

Yes, Chateau d'Amboise is a must-see for history buffs interested in the French Renaissance and the life of Leonardo da Vinci.

Is Chateau d'Amboise accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes, Chateau d'Amboise is accessible to people with disabilities. However, some parts of the castle may be difficult to access due to stairs and narrow passages.

Is there a gift shop at Chateau d'Amboise?

Yes, there is a gift shop at Chateau d'Amboise where visitors can purchase souvenirs and local products.

Is photography allowed at Chateau d'Amboise?

Yes, photography is allowed at Chateau d'Amboise. However, the use of flash is not allowed in some areas.

Is there a café or restaurant at Chateau d'Amboise?

Yes, there is a café and restaurant at Chateau d'Amboise where visitors can enjoy local cuisine.

Can visitors visit other chateaux in the Loire Valley from Chateau d'Amboise?

Yes, Chateau d'Amboise is an ideal starting point to explore other chateaux in the Loire Valley, such as Chateau de Chambord and Chateau de Chenonceau.

Is there a guided tour available at Chateau d'Amboise?

Yes, there are guided tours available at Chateau d'Amboise. Visitors can choose from different types of tours, including audio-guided and private tours.

Is there an admission fee to visit Chateau d'Amboise?

Yes, there is an admission fee to visit Chateau d'Amboise. The fee varies depending on the type of ticket and age of the visitor. The price of the ticket 2023 is € 15 for adults, € 9,30 for children from 7 to 18.

Is it recommended to book tickets in advance for Chateau d'Amboise?

Yes, it is recommended to book tickets in advance for Chateau d'Amboise, especially during peak tourist season to avoid long lines and ensure availability.

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