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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...more
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This is a must see in Amboise. The 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci`s death is 2019. The chateau is half a mile from the Royal chateau and is walkable. There is also a land train for non walkers from the town centre chateau area....More
Very interesting Chateau where Leonardo da Vinci spent his last years of life. Leonardo is featured extensively, especially, his inventions.
The Chateau is compact compared to others in the Loire Valley and can be completed in a reasonable amount of time.
The park is pretty...More
We loved exploring this Chateau - after all it was the home of Leonardo Da Vinci during the last few years of his life.
Interesting architecture the red brick design was unusual compared to other Chateau in the area.
There was so much history to...More
This is a small but famous chateau where Leonardo DaVinci was kept by has last patron, the french king. Here he did the last strokes on the Mona Lisa, and died peacefully in his bead. Gorgeous, well maintained ,and dripping with history. A must visit...More
This museum dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci is a home in which he spent three years, and contains some of his personal items, as well as scale models of many of his inventions. There is beautiful garden with plants he often painted and a bridge...More
So I had no idea that daVinci lived here, although the story and history of his paintings then made sense. The house was interesting, great models, really nice display of his work area...but the best was the park! Lots of trails, hidden gems...loved the little...More
Great place for family day out or just a visit to a small but lovely Chateau . Fantastic exhibit of Leonardo Da Vinci inventions in the place he called home during the last part of his life. Working models in the grounds, lovely outdoor area...More
What a great way to honor da Vinci! The was the last home of Leonardo da Vinci. There’s dozens of small scale models of his works. The garden has about a dozen of life scale models of his most famous inventions that you can actually...More
A delightful museum and Chateau experience with lovely Gardens. This is a hidden gem and we would have overlooked it apart from the insistence of a fellow traveler at our hotel. We were so glad to have taken time to see this as it was...More
The visit exceeded all expectations! The house is very interesting, but the exhibits in the outbuildings near the house and dotted around the garden are fascinating. We could have spent hours there, but had so many other things to fit in. It felt a fitting...More