Hôtel Le Clos d'Amboise - Val de Loire - 27 Rue Rabelais - 37400 Amboise - +33 (02) 47 30 10 20 - infos@leclosamboise.com

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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 :

  • La Bourdaisière
  • Villandry
  • Chaumont
  • Blois
  • Chambord
  • Cheverny
  • Chenonceaux
  • Montrichard
  • Thésée
  • Saint Aignan
  • Montpoupon
  • Montrésor
  • Loches
  • Azay-le Rideau
  • Chinon
  • Langeais...

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.