Amboise is located in the department of Indre-et-Loire is a cultural destination in itself. With the number of historical monuments it houses, Amboise each year attracts thousands of tourists in search of discoveries. If this is you, hang Aboard Amboise. Things to see and do in Amboise Amboise is full of cultural attractions of international renown and headed the first Amboise Castle tourist attraction of the city. Formerly it belonged to the royal family until 1434, he then served as a residence for the royal family at the time of the kings of France Charles VIII and François 1st. By visiting the castle you will find a nice collection of Gothic and Renaissance furniture. A must see: the royal house, the riders towers, the castle gardens and the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci. Visiting hours: daily except on 1 January and 25 December. Amboise certainly attracts first with its castle, but not only, the city has other historical monuments are also worth exploring, including: - The Chateau du Clos Lucé: this is where Leonardo da Vinci spent the last three years of his life, or from 1516 to 1519. Today the Clos is a kind of museum that traces the life of the painter. During your visit, you will discover the room where Leonardo da Vinci died. Do not miss the models of Da Vinci drawings. Allow two hours to visit the castle in full: home and garden. Address: 2 Rue du Clos Lucé - Tel: 02 47 57 00 73 - Visiting hours are as follows: January 10 to 18, February-June from 9am to 19pm, July and August from 9h to 20h, September and October from 9h to 19h, November and December from 9am to 18pm. -