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The Royal Château d'Amboise – Visit with optional audio guide

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Amboise

The Royal Château d'Amboise – Visit with optional audio guide - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Amboise
Culture and education

BP 371 - Amboise

Visit the impressive and elegant château d'amboise, an important historical site overlooking the loire valley.

From its royal dwellings and watch towers to its vast gardens, this prestigious castle offers visitors plenty of refined sites to explore.

The Château d'Amboise boasts artistic elegance from the Renaissance period and offers a remarkable panorama of the Loire Valley. Once a former medieval fortress, it was transformed into the royal residence under the reign of French Kings Charles VIII and François I.

Whether you choose the self-guided or audio-guided tour, you'll discover the exceptional collection of Gothic and Renaissance-style furniture in the royal appartments. You'll be free to explore the areas that interest you, including the impressive watch towers, the Saint-Hubert Chapel which contains Leonard de Vinci's remains, and the ornate gardens which look out across the Loire.

Be swept away by the charm and beauty of this stunning Renaissance castle in Val de Loire!


The Royal Château d'Amboise – Visit with optional audio guide
13 €
Pricing formulas
Adult (18 years +)
Child (7 to 17 years)
Infant (0–6 years) – Free

Practical information

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Good to knowActivity subject to weather conditions
In detail

• Availability: every day (excluding January 1 and December 25)
• Duration of the audio-guided tour: 1 hour approx.
• Times: from 9am to 7pm (depending on the time of year; see calendar)
• Audio-guide languages: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Polish
• Departure Point: Château Royal d'Amboise
• To take part in this activity, simply present your booking voucher at the Château's ticket office

Establishment policy

PaymentCredit card
Included in the price
• Admission to the Château d'Amboise
• Audio-guide commentary for the audio-guided tour
Not included in the price
• Tips (optional)
• All other extras
Cancellation conditions
This activity cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded. - Cancellation insurance

Places of interest nearby

Museum of L'Hôtel de ville (60 m)
The Royal Château of Amboise (110 m)
Church Saint-Florentin (110 m)
Tourist Office of Amboise (470 m)
Castle of the Clos Lucé (630 m)
Train station of Amboise (960 m)
Castle of Chanteloup (2.7 km)
Theme Park Mini-Châteaux de la Loire (2.7 km)
Forest of Amboise (3.5 km)
Barn Aux dîmes (4 km)

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
International Garden Festival
A unique place for temporary modern landscape creationsFrom 21 april to 6 november 2022Chaumont-sur-Loire (16.5 km)
A fun and festive wine tourism event to discover the wines of the LoireMay 2022Tours (22 km)
Touraine Loire Valley Marathon
An accessible marathon for all on the banks of the LoireSeptember 2022Tours (23 km)
Terres du son
A big musical and ecological festival in Tours in the Centre regionFrom 8 to 10 july 2022Monts (27 km)
World Cultures Festival
International folk dance and music festivalAugust 2022Montoire-sur-le-Loir (39 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le Clos d'Amboise
French cuisine38 € Amboise
Le 36
French cuisine71 € Amboise
Restaurant La Bréche
French cuisine71 € Amboise
La Bonne Étape
French cuisine18 € Amboise
Le Château de Pray
French cuisine104 € Chargé (2.7 km)
Restaurant Les Closeaux
French cuisine19 € to 38 € Vallières-les-Grandes (9.5 km)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Amboise between the two waters
Vines and heritage
HikeEasy1h45Vernou-sur-Brenne (10.6 km)
Visit of Montrichard Val de Cher
Village visitEasy1h30Montrichard Val de Cher (17.1 km)
Autour du ruisseau de Villiers
HikeEasy30 minFaverolles-sur-Cher (17.2 km)
Along the Cher by bike
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Pouillé (25 km)
Dolmen of the Grotte aux Fées and the castle of Plessis
Village visitEasy2h00Mettray (26 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Villa Roma B&B
Hotel Restaurant Bellevue
Appartement Amboise, 4 pièces, 6 personnes - FR-1-381-250
Hotel69 € to 142 € per nightAmboise
Hotel76 € per nightAmboise
Hôtel le Pavillon Des Lys
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