"Charming City and Chateau" Top 5 Page for this destination Amboise by black_mimi99

Amboise Travel Guide: 131 reviews and 378 photos

Exploring Chateaux de la Loire

At the heart of the Loire Valley World Heritage site belongs to the Unesco, Amboise has attracted all time. Royal city, it hosted the first François and Leonardo da Vinci. Amboise is industrial heritage of the late 19th century that she looks as Today. It is also home to prestigious landmarks such as the imposing castle, Clos Luce, former residence of Leonardo da Vinci and the Pagoda of Chanteloup, Chinese inspiration monument.

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  • Pros:Great City and Great history
  • Cons:The chateau not as great as the story
  • Last visit to Amboise: Dec 2010
  • Intro Updated Nov 23, 2011
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jul 6, 2013 at 3:53 PM

    Nice page Mimi! I love the garden and the inside of the Chateau. Nice to see photo's of the inside as so many of these places don't allow it.

    • black_mimi99's Profile Photo
      Jul 6, 2013 at 8:39 PM

      thanks Dee, yes some castle here also not show all the rooms too, and mostly no flash for the photo.... :)

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2011 at 8:14 AM

    Great helpful tips for first time visitor. Thanks for sharing, SL :)

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