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Welcome to Amboise


Welcome to Amboise - The City of the Amboise Castle and the Clos Lucé

 

 

Amboise is situated on the Southern bank of the Loire river in the Centre region, in the middle of France. Its nearest big city is Tours. The city is well known for its castles and more especially the Amboise castle where several kings of France used to live. It was also the place where Leonard de Vinci lived his last days. This famous historical figure appeals a lot of tourists as there is a museum dedicated to him in the Clos Lucé.

 

 

 

Information and Facts

Night-life
In Amboise, you can find several bars and pubs especially along the Loire river on the violettes dock.

 

Shopping
Shoppers must go to National street where you can find a numerous number of clothes shop. You can also have a look to those situated on the docks.


Sightseeing : 5 places to visit
The Amboise Castle, one of the many castles that are situated along the river.
The Clock Tower, in the centre of the city, built at the top of an old door of the city. It was later turned into a belfry.
The Clos Lucé Mansion, the place where Leonard de Vinci spent his last 3 years. There, you can visit the house which has now been turned into a museum and also the park where some of his inventions are exposed.
The Pagode de Chanteloup, this monument close to the forest gives people a great view of the Loire Valley.
St Florentin’s Church, next to the Amboise Castle and the Loire river, is in the heart of the historical district. This neogothic monument is one of the few churches still under construction by now.

 

Time
Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour


Climate
Amboise has a tempered climate. The hottest month is July with an average of 22 °C and the coldest is December with an average of 6 °C. Summer remains the best season to go there.

 

Public transportation
Amboise has a well-developed transport system with a large variety of services. First, the city is crossed by the Eurovelo6 which is a bicycle road that crosses Europe from West to East. It enables to get to neighbour cities easily. Then, there is the TER which links several big cities of the region. Finally, the buses can take you anywhere in Amboise so that you can sightsee round the city.

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