Skip-the-line tickets to the Château Royal d'Amboise
Attractions & guided tours

Skip-the-line tickets to the Château Royal d'Amboise

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Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 24 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the architectural jewel of the Renaissance
  • Immerse yourself in history of the French kings with the Histopad
  • Discover the chapel containing Leonardo da Vinci's tomb
  • Your entrance ticket is valid until 31th December 2021
What to expect

A place of residence for French kings from the 15th to the 19th centuries, its destiny is inextricably linked to the history of France. Numerous literary figures and artists were invited here, like Leonardo da Vinci whose tomb is preserved at the château.

This royal château is thus the expression of French-style luxury. From its balconies, its roofs and its terraced gardens, visitors can take in the Loire landscape and delight in what the kings enjoyed.

Enjoy the 'Renaissance' of the Royal Château of Amboise with the Histopad, a new tablet-based visitor experience, which offers visitors the chance to really immerse themselves in history. Move through long-disappeared buildings; witness the evolution of the royal lodge over time and discover works of art - now found in museums around the world - in their original location. Finally, cross paths with the sovereigns as well as the more humble characters who made history.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees
    • Histopad available in 12 languages
    What's not included
    • Guide
    Reduced price
    • Student (age 18-25)
    • Children (age 7-18)
    Where

    Château of Amboise, Montée de l'Emir Abd el Kader, 37400 Amboise

    Meeting point:

    Present your ticket at the entrance of Château of Amboise.

    What to remember
    • Histopad in 12 languages included in the entrance fee
    • Several departures per day for guided tours (free)
    • Self-guided visit with a brochure available in 16 languages
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Picnic allowed in the park
    • Open ticket valid until 31th December 2021
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    When
    • The castle is open every day
    • Opening hours:
      1 January until 5 January: 9.00am to 4.45pm
      6 January until 31 January: 9.00am to 12.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.45pm
      1 February until 29 February: 9.00am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.00pm
      1 March until 31 March: 9.00am to 5.30pm
      1 April to 30 June: 9.00am to 6.30pm
      1 July to 31 August: 9.00am to 7.00pm
      1 September to 1 November: 9.00am to 6.00pm
      2 November until 15 November: 9.00am to 5.30pm
      16 November until 24 December: 9.00am to12.30pm and 2.00pm to 4.45pm
      26 December to 31 December: 9.00am to 4.45pm
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    Provider
    Chateau Royal d'Amboise
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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