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“The Royal Château of Amboise”
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Chateau d'Amboise
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Small-Group Day Tour of Loire Valley: Chenonceau Amboise and Clos Lucé with...
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Amboise
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: With the dawning of the Renaissance, the mighty medieval fortress of Amboise gave way to a royal residence, during the reigns of the Kings of France Charles VIII and François I. The Court, a large number of men and women of letters and European artists, stayed here on invitation from the sovereigns, one example being Leonardo da Vinci who lies here in peace in the Château’s Chapel.This place of high renown in the History of France boasts an exceptional collection of Gothic and Renaissance furniture illustrating the artistic finery of the first French Renaissance. After a visit of the Royal House and the impressive Cavalry Towers, the walk continues in the magnificent panoramic gardens overlooking the Loire river.
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