Activities & Leisure
In Amboise :
- Amboise Royal Château, was an official royal residence from 1431 which enjoyed the presence of François 1st
- The Château du Clos Lucé Parc Léonardo Da Vinci, Leonardo da Vinci’s last residence, now a museum around his apartments with models of his inventions and flying machines
- The 44-metre-high pagoda of Chanteloup, the last remains of the Duc de Choiseul’s château.
The Loire Castles :
- Saint Aignan
- Azay-le Rideau
The vineyards, the cellars to visit, the many wines to taste: AOC Touraine Amboise, Vouvray, Montlouis, Cheverny.
Cycling : 300 km of track from Anjou as far as the Loiret along the Loire. Bike hire available in Amboise.
The Golf courses : The Domaine de la Carte at Chouzy sur Cisse, the Château de Cheverny golf course (our favourite), the Château des 7 Tours golf course, The Touraine golf course.
Fishing: The Loire is the last wild river in Europe. 5 min. from Amboise, fish zander, bream, perch, catfish and carp.