Touraine Evasion

Tour Details - N° 2


Meeting at the tourism office of Tours 15 minutes prior departure where you’ll be welcomed by your driver

Leaving at 9.30 am

for a 30 minutes trip to Amboise following the Loire river banks.

The Clos Lucé( Visit: 1h15)

The home of Leonardo da Vinci

Magnificient pink brick and limestone Manor house where Leonardo da Vinci lived the 3 last years of his life.
Man of greater intelligence and multiple talents who was all at once painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, musician, poet and scientist.
While visiting the Clos Lucé, we realise that his visionnary eye was 4 centuries ahead of his times.

15 minutes trip to Amboise

through the forest of Amboise

The château of Amboise( Visit: 1h15 )

A royal dwelling

Built on a limestone cliff overlooking the town, a lot of fortifications and defensive fortresses were buit there since the gallo-roman era. In the XVIth century, it became the royal dwelling of kings Charles VIII, Louis XIIth and Francis Ist. These three kings made a lot of changes in the architecture, expanding and embellishing the château, and making the transition between the gothic period and the beginning of the Renaisssance.

30 minutes trip back to Tours

Back at 1pm

Your driver will drop you off at the tourism office of Tours

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