Invited by François I, Leonardo da Vinci passed the last years of his life at the Château Of Clos Lucé, working on his thousand passions.
Today, the Castle is engaged in the restitution of Leonardo’s universe in all its truths. Visitors are invited to discover his every-day-life, and forty of his fabulous inventions.
In the Leonardo da Vinci park, 18 giant machines, 40 translucent paintings and 8 sound installations help to understand Leonardo the painter, the engineer, the architect, the botanist, the ingenious inventor.
- Opening 2020 :
The Leonardo da Vinci ' Park , The Castle and the scenographic and audio-visual space are open all the year, every day without interruption (except on December 25th and January 1st).
January: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
February to June and September and October : 9 a.m. to 6 p.m..
July and August: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Novembre and December: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Visits :
Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 1h .
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
- Charges :
adults: 15€ / 13 € - Peak season/low season.
Cheap rates (see Internet site): Students, unemployed, large families.
Tariff child : from 6 to 18 years. Group: starting from 20 persons. Fixed price family.
- Services :
Shop, Picnic area, Public lavatory, Cafeteria, Refreshment stall and sweet shop, Fastfood-Restaurant, Drinking water fountain, Restaurant, Saloons to let, Seminars, Receptions, Marriage photos, Shooting of films, Children's playground, Swings, Pedal boats, Wheelchairs at your disposal, Wi-Fi Access, Pedagogical presentations, Lawns for sunbathing, Dog admitted if kept on a lead, Carpark arranged, Camping car site, Castle visitation, Exhibition visitation.
Restaurants , Shop
Seminars, Cocktails, Receptions, Shooting of films, Marriage photos
- Access :
In the center of the town of Amboise, 400 meters of the Royal Castle of Amboise.
- To 25 km of Tours (20 mn)
- To 10 km of Chenonceau
GPS (Lat x Long) : 47.409334000, 0.992685800