During your stay, discover one of the most emblematic cities of the Loire Valley, a place full of history and castles. Amboise will charm you with its welcoming city, its castles, its gastronomy and its vineyards through many unusual experiences. Stay in a castle, and live a real fairy tale in the heart of the Loire.

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Royal Tour in Amboise

In Amboise discover not one but three castles witnesses of the French Renaissance, from the castle of Amboise to Clos Lucé passing by castle Gaillard, travel through time and the history of France. Enjoy many exceptional experiences in and around Amboise, hot air balloon, toue rides on the Loire, bike rides on the banks of the river, and so many others. 

Taste the gastronomic specialties of the region between rillettes, cheeses and nougat from Tours in the best restaurants in the city, to make your taste buds travel. Take the time to discover local wines like Vouvray by visiting the vineyards surrounding Amboise. The winegrowers will be delighted to welcome you to learn about the specificities of Loire wines, through visits to the cellars, tasting and food and wine pairings. 

Stay in the heart of a historic residence between elegance and the French art de vivre. Whether you are a couple, with family or friends, Amboise will charm you with exceptional stays in all seasons. Amboise is a tasty mix of nature, heritage and history, enough to offer you unforgettable experiences. In winter discover the city and its castles decorate for the holidays, in spring enjoy the flower gardens, in summer admire the vineyards and picnic in front of the castle of Amboise, in autumn stroll on the Loire by toue or by bike on the banks. Ideally located, Amboise is surrounded by other historical splendours such as the Château de Chenonceau and Chaumont sur Loire, do not hesitate to send us your wishes for visits to compose your tailor-made trip to Amboise.

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Day 1

Arrive in Amboise at your luxury and historic hotel in the heart of the town. Enjoy a guided stroll through the streets of Amboise to discover its charm and history. Then visit the château and gardens of Amboise, a landmark of the Renaissance and the Loire Valley.

Enjoy a delicious gastronomic dinner in town to discover the typical dishes of the region.

Day 2

Accompanied by an expert oenologist, visit a vineyard, its cellars and vines, then enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by local produce.

In the afternoon, explore the splendid Château Gaillard, an Italian-inspired symbol of the Renaissance. Its orangery and gardens make it a haven of peace, and the recently renovated château is a true gem of the region.

Enjoy an aperitif on a local “toue” boat on the Loire opposite the Château d’Amboise.

Day 3

In the morning, take a guided tour of Le Clos Lucé, Leonardo da Vinci’s last home, in the heart of Amboise.

In the afternoon, you can explore the banks of the Loire on a bike tour, or visit the Château de Chenonceau, not far from Amboise.

At the end of the day, you’ll leave with wonderful memories of Touraine and your stay in Amboise.

Optional day

If you wish, you can stay longer in Amboise to visit other châteaux such as Chenonceau and Chaumont sur Loire, and enjoy a hot-air balloon ride over the châteaux and a canoe trip on the Cher.

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Your Travel Designer’s Tips

(Manon, discovered in 2020, 2021 and 2022)

  • The wines of the Touraine region are exceptional, so don’t hesitate to discover them during a visit to the winery and a wine and food pairing tasting session.
  • Don’t miss a stroll along the Loire River, on foot or by bike, as the scenery is sublime.
  • Take a night-time stroll past the illuminated Château d’Amboise, with its magnificent panorama.
  • If you have the time, don’t miss the châteaux of Chenonceau and Chaumont sur Loire, two wonders of the region, not far from Amboise.

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