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Things to do in Amboise

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Ranked #1 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Segway Tours
Owner description: Enjoy this magical experience by discovering the famous Amboise city, where Leonardo da Vinci spent the three last years of... more » Owner description: Enjoy this magical experience by discovering the famous Amboise city, where Leonardo da Vinci spent the three last years of his life,while driving your own Segway ! Five minutes to master ! Follow our guide along this smashing tour and reach the heights of the city to admire the panoramic view of the Loire and its surroundings ! « less
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Ranked #2 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Tours
Hot air balloon flight on the Loire Valley
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Ranked #3 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: At the invitation of Francis I, Leonardo da Vinci came to live at the Château du Clos Lucé and stayed here for the last three... more » Owner description: At the invitation of Francis I, Leonardo da Vinci came to live at the Château du Clos Lucé and stayed here for the last three years of his life, devoting himself to perfecting his inventions. Leonardo was prolific and inspired, working as an engineer, architect and theatrical director, organising lavish festivities for the Court. At his residence 300 metres from the Château Royal, he drew up plans for a model château for Francis I in Romorantin and designed the double-helix open staircase in the Château de Chambord.The Château du Clos Lucé is dedicated to showing and explaining to the public the great knowledge acquired by the Italian Maestro.  « less
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Ranked #4 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; History Museums; Gardens
Owner description: With the dawning of the Renaissance, the mighty medieval fortress of Amboise gave way to a royal residence, during the reigns... more » Owner description: With the dawning of the Renaissance, the mighty medieval fortress of Amboise gave way to a royal residence, during the reigns of the Kings of France Charles VIII and François I. The Court, a large number of men and women of letters and European artists, stayed here on invitation from the sovereigns, one example being Leonardo da Vinci who lies here in peace in the Château’s Chapel.This place of high renown in the History of France boasts an exceptional collection of Gothic and Renaissance furniture illustrating the artistic finery of the first French Renaissance. After a visit of the Royal House and the impressive Cavalry Towers, the walk continues in the magnificent panoramic gardens overlooking the Loire river. « less
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Ranked #5 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Owner description: The Touraine area seen from the sky with BalloonRevolution !We are based in Amboise, in the heart of the Loire Valley, former... more » Owner description: The Touraine area seen from the sky with BalloonRevolution !We are based in Amboise, in the heart of the Loire Valley, former residence of the kings of France and a Unesco World There are many options in order to treat yourself to a balloon flight, especially through one of our individualised options. « less
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Plou Et Fils (Charge)
Ranked #6 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Wineries
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Ranked #7 of 18 attractions in Amboise
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Ranked #8 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Owner description: Based in Amboise, Riverloire offers exclusive, tailor-made tours of the Loire Valley and off-the-beaten-track... more » Owner description: Based in Amboise, Riverloire offers exclusive, tailor-made tours of the Loire Valley and off-the-beaten-track experiences.With a true passion for luxury travels we have explored every inch of our region and organize only private Loire Valley tours. So no mini-bus with us but a unique experience with a private and friendly bilingual guide « less
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Ranked #9 of 18 attractions in Amboise
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Ranked #10 of 18 attractions in Amboise
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Ranked #11 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Spas
Owner description: the spa hammam valentine's garden is located in town centre d 'Amboise on the road of Tours in front of the parking of... more » Owner description: the spa hammam valentine's garden is located in town centre d 'Amboise on the road of Tours in front of the parking of the market 600 places.This new relaxation space on Amboise, top of the range contacts the women, the men and the children of more than 3 years.Our team highly skilled offers you following care massage balinais, in hot stones, oriental massages, massages thai, Lomi-Lomi, Ayurvédique Africain, of a length of one hour, as well as rubbing-outs body in the hammam, envelopments in seaweeds,remedies of putting back into shape, care of the face, plantar reflexologies, removals of unwanted hair in wax. « less
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Ranked #12 of 18 attractions in Amboise
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Ranked #13 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Ranked #14 of 18 attractions in Amboise
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Category: Tours
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Ranked #15 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Water sports
Owner description: L'equipe Loire Aventure vous accueille sur son site privilegie : une ancienne guinguette des annees trente rehabilitee, au... more » Owner description: L'equipe Loire Aventure vous accueille sur son site privilegie : une ancienne guinguette des annees trente rehabilitee, au milieu de la Loire, sur l'Ile d'Or.Nous vous proposerons de partir librement decouvrir les atmospheres ligeriennes, la faune et la flore de ce fleuve classe au Patrimoine Mondial de l'Unesco, a bord de nos canoes canadiens ou de nos kayaks de randonnee.Nos "balades journee" vous permettront de profiter a votre rythme, en famille ou entre amis, de la quietude du fleuve, des panoramas uniques des chateaux de Chaumont et d'Amboise.Nous vous conseillerons un parcours adapte a vos envies, vos attentes, vos projets ...Vous pourrez egalement choisir de vous laisser guider lors de nos "Balades Accompagnees", en soiree ou en bivouac, sous les plus belles lumieres de Loire, aux heures propices a l'observation et a la detente.Loire Aventure est specialisee depuis 23 ans dans les randonnees moyennes et grandes distances. Nous vous proposons ainsi de partager notre passion et de vous immerger dans le milieu ligerien pour 2 jours, 3 jours ... plusieurs semaines !Que vous soyez seduits par quelques heures de detente et de decouverte ou par une randonnee itinerante, tous les conseils et la logistique necessaire vous seront fournis : "pack bivouac", transferts de personnes, de materiel de navigation, de bagages, de velos.Pour votre confort et votre plaisir de navigation, nous avons choisi de mettre a disposition un materiel haut de gamme que nous utilisons nous-meme : canoes canadiens Old Town et Nova Craft, containers etanches de 6 a 75 litres, chariot de portage, corde...Seul imperatif : savoir nagerNous sommes situes a proximite du camping d'Amboise (50 metres), de la gare et du centre ville (1 km).The Loire Aventure team welcomes you to its privileged location : an old tavern thirties rehabilitated, in the middle of the Loire, on the Ile d'Or.We propose you to discover the Loire Valley from free atmospheres, the flora and fauna of the river listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, aboard our Canadian canoes or kayaks touring.Our " day trips " allow you to enjoy at your own pace, with family or friends, the tranquility of the river, unique views of the castles of Chaumont and Amboise .We will advise a course suited to your needs, your expectations, your projects ...You can also choose to be guided in our "Accompanied Tour", evening or overnight educationals, in the most beautiful lights Loire, hours conducive to observation and relaxation .Loire Aventure has specialized for 23 years in the medium and long-distance hiking. And we invite you to share our passion and immerse yourself in the middle Loire for 2 days, 3 days ... weeks !Whether you are attracted by a few hours of relaxation and discovery or a traveling hiking, all the advice and the necessary logistics will be provided : "bivouac pack", transfers of people, navigation equipment, luggage, bicycles .For your comfort and pleasure of sailing, we have chosen to provide a high-end equipment that we use ourselves : Canadian canoe Old Town and Nova Craft , waterproof containers from 6 to 75 liters , carriage carrying, rope ...Only requirement : swimWe are located near the campsite of Amboise (50 meters), the train station and the city center (1 km). « less
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Ranked #16 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Parks
Owner description: Visite royale pour toute la famille : Dans un parc arbore de 12 ha, 45 chateaux miniatures, les plus beaux fleurons du Val... more » Owner description: Visite royale pour toute la famille : Dans un parc arbore de 12 ha, 45 chateaux miniatures, les plus beaux fleurons du Val de Loire vous devoilent, la richesse et la diversite de l'architecture francaise, la beaute des jardins. You've seen your share of castles, villas and chateaux. Now see them again: this park contains over 40 miniature models of the country's most famous chateaux. « less
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Ranked #17 of 18 attractions in Amboise
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Ranked #18 of 18 attractions in Amboise
Category: Parks; Historic Sites
Owner description: The Pagoda, built in 1775, is a Chinese curiosity of pure Louis XVI style. Virtual reconstruction images show the splendour... more » Owner description: The Pagoda, built in 1775, is a Chinese curiosity of pure Louis XVI style. Virtual reconstruction images show the splendour of the Duke of Choiseul’s palace, destroyed in 1823 by the “Black Band”. Quaint Chinese garden, its oriental plants and Chinese ornaments invite to meditate. Awe-inspiring panoramic view from the top of the Pagoda, “old-fashioned” outdoor games, boat ride on the ornamental lake. « less
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