DISCOVER AMBOISE, CLOS-LUCE (LEONARDO DA VINCI HOUSE) & CHENONCEAU.
A member of our staff can pick you up wherever you want.
Then, you will discover the treasure of the Val de Loire Valley on a 9-seat comfy minibus.
You will first visit Chenonceau castle, one of the most visited castles after Versailles.
Chenonceau is built on the Cher and this makes it unique and amazing.
The gardens are named after Catherine de Medicis and Diane de Poitiers and the setting accurately depicts the French art of living at that time.
You will have lunch at a restaurant where you can taste and eat some typical French and local dishes (Michelin reference restaurant).
Feel free to go for a walk in the beautiful town of Amboise.
Visiting Amboise royal castle, is an opportunity to discover the kings’ secrets.
This castle was one of Francis I’s favorite castles.
The medieval fortress became a royal residence.
The castle undergone some changes that recalled the Renaissance architecture.
It is one of the first times Renaissance architecture was brought in the Loire Valley.
The king invited Leonard de Vinci who, at that time, was living at the Clos Lucé.
The Italian genius spent his time drawing and teaching urbanism and architecture.
Leonard de Vinci died on May 2 1519.
His cremains were moved to the Chapelle Saint Hubert.
The view on the Loire river is breathtaking.
You will continue your trip to the castle of Clos Lucé where Leonard De Vinci got to spend a part of his lifetime.
You can discover the beautiful park and the greatest engineering inventions of history.
The tour will end with the wine tasting in the beautiful Valmer’s gardens.
You will fall in love with these enchanting gardens isolated from the rest of the city.
One of the best moments of the day.
At the end of this rich experience, we will bring you back to the departure place.