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Review of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci

Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci
2 rue de Clos-Luce, 37400 Amboise, France
0247570073
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Ranked #3 of 16 attractions in Amboise
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums
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“Best in class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

A pure delight. This is where Leonardo spent the last three years of his life. The family which owns the domain takes extraordinary good care of it and everything denotes a generous attention towards the visitor/guest. The restaurant offers a large choice, including ways of cooking (and drinks) from the 16th century. Exceptional (and Chateau d'Amboise is 10 minutes away walking).

Visited October 2012
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“Nice Tribute to Leonardo da Vinci”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The chateau wasn't very impressive in itself, but the display of Lenoardo da Vinci's inventions was excellent. Life-size inventions were also present outdoors in the surrounding park. There is supposed to be a tunnel connecting the Chateau du Clos Luce with the Amboise Chateau, but it was not accessible. This would have made a nice addition to the chateau tour.

Visited October 2012
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“nice for children”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Chateau du Clos Luce is where Leonard de Vinci spent the last 3 years of his life. In 1516 King Francois I invited Leonardo da Vinci to France and he gifted Chateau du Clos Luce to Leonardo. you can visit the bedroom and some of his work. it's great for children.a fee of 18 eur/adult.

Visited October 2012
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“A Special Feeling Here . . .”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

This Chateau evokes feelings of homeliness amid its beautifully appointed rooms and lovely chapel. It is a private world and when visiting I had a sense of privilege to have walked where Leonaro da Vinci walked, slept, worked and dined. He only lived here for three years but his presence lingers . . .

Visited July 2012
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“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This is a must see while staying in Amboise. Very interesting see all of the things Leonardo invented (and the working models)

Visited September 2012
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