On the left bank of the Loire, the beautiful town of Amboise is a town steeped in history. Louis XI, Charles VIII and François Ier lived in the castle which dominates the city and the river. Nearby, the Château du Clos-Lucé pays tribute to Leonardo da Vinci who spent the last years of his life there. But Amboise is also a city of wines and vineyards. And dozens of wineries proposing wine tastings from local produced wine appellations such as “Touraine Amboise”, of course, but also Montlouis. Chenonceau is also only about fifteen kilometers to the south. Wine and castles, visits easily grouped together! Welcome to Amboise, on a strategic stopping point on the Loire Valley wine route. Looking for the best wineries and wine tasting tours near Amboise? Keep reading.