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Amboise

A charming town, two remarkable castles and a wine appellation, "Touraine Amboise".

Visit of Amboise, a charming town, two remarkable castles and a wine appellation (Touraine Amboise)

This travel guide will help you plan your stay and organize a wine tasting in some of the best wineries nearby.

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.

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Amboise : the castle seen from the Loire river
Amboise : the castle seen from the Loire river
Streets of Amboise, a great wine & castle visit in the Loire Valley
Streets of Amboise, a great wine & castle visit in the Loire Valley
Amboise: Clos Lucé, home of Leonardo da Vinci
Amboise : the Clos Lucé castle, last home of Leonardo da Vinci
The picturesque (and steep) streets of Amboise
The picturesque (and steep) streets of Amboise

Château royal d'Amboise

Skip-the-line entrance to Amboise Castle, resting place of Leonardo.
Visiting Amboise : esplanade of the Amboise castle
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Loire Valley Day Trip with Wine Tasting

Tickets for Loire Valley Castles. Day Trip from Paris. Visits of Chambord, Chenonceau and Blois.
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Amboise: where to taste wine?

A selection of great wineries in the area. Pick a winery to book the perfect wine tasting experience.

Closest wineries

Wine tasting near Amboise? Among the wineries closest to downtown Amboise, we can recommend Château de Montdomaine , Plou & Fils and La Grange Tiphaine. Other wine tasting opportunities in the neighboring Montlouis vineyards (approximately 5 miles away), will be at domaine Laura David a young talented winemaker  or at Domaine de la Taille aux Loups, whose reputation crosses the borders.

Wine appellations near Amboise
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Things to do and to see in the area

Recommended attractions and must-see places nearby.
Divine Loire wine bottle with smile
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