Sightseeing route in Amboise

Amboise

【City description】

It’s a town on the banks of the Loire river. There is a center street beside a castle on a hill. Leonardo Da Vinci was invited in this town and passed his last years here. There is his castle on the east of the town and it’s open as his museum. We can discover his inventions.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 4 h 30

【Budget】

 28.80 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Amboise station

Gare d’Amboise

★Go to Jules Ferry St in front of the station. When you arrive at Loire river, turn left and pass a bridge. When you finish to pass, turn right. It takes 20 minutes by walk.



②St-Florentin Church

Église St-Florentin

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – 7 pm

Close: No

★Go to François 1st St in front of the church and turn right at the first crossroad.



③Clock Tower

Tour de l’Horloge

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go back to the street and go up a path of the castle on the left hand.



④Saint-Hubert Chapel

Chapelle Saint-Hubert

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 12.80 euros (the ticket for the castle)

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm (9 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 4 h 45 pm in winter)

Close: 1/1, 12/25

⑤Royal Castle in Amboise

Château Royal d’Amboise

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 12.80 euros (include the chapel)

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm (9 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 4 h 45 pm in winter)

Close: 1/1, 12/25

★When you leave the castle, turn left and go to Victor Hugo St for 15 minutes.



⑥Clos Lucé Castle

Château du Clos Lucé

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 16 euro (13.50 euros between November and February)

Opening hour: 9 am – 7 pm (until 6 pm between November and January)

Close: 1/1, 12/25

It’s the museum of Leonardo Da Vinci.

★Return to the station with the same route. It takes 35 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Amboise station

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