VISITES AND ACCESSIBILITY
VISITES AND PHYSICAL DISABILITY
ACCESSIBLITY AT THE MONUMENT
ADAPTED ACCESS FOR PHYSICALLY DISABLED VISITORS: PORTE DES LIONS, RUE AUGUSTIN THIERRY, 37400, AMBOISE. GPS: N.47.413144/E.O. 988908
Speak to the ticket office staff via the interphone. They will open the gates leading to the parking area near the royal loggia. From there, it is possible to reach the St. Hubert Chapel (Leonardo da Vinci’s tomb), then the royal loggia.
The visitor in question must be with an accompanying adult (their presence is required to traverse the steep slopes and sloping gravel paths in the gardens).
Direct access to the ticket office via a lift from the private entrance and the terraces.
However, it is advisable to pre-purchase your entrance tickets and your chosen visits online.
« Drop-off area near the royal loggia. Please park as directed by staff on the day »
Adapted toilets in the Orangery. Priority access via the lift from the grooming courtyard, level 1
Access to the ticket office, to the audio-video guide counter and to the shop, via the life from the grooming courtyard, level 0
CHAPEL & LOGGIA
BEGIN YOUR VISIT
Using the visitor guide
Individuals can discover the château and its gardens at their own pace using the visitor guide. Guide available in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Brazilian, Japanese, Chinese (traditional and simplified) and Korean.
The Royal Château of Amboise was the playground of the kings’ children. Charles VIII, François 1er and the children of Henri II and Catherine de Medici were raised here. Guide cost included in château entrance ticket price.
Bilingual (French-English) illustrated visitor guide recommended for visitors between 7 and 12 years.
The Royal Château of Amboise was the playground of the kings’ children. Charles VIII, François 1er and the children of Henri II and Catherine de Medici were raised here.
Visitor guide included in château entrance ticket price.
Ground floor: Entrance courtyard side. Ramp access over steps.
1st floor: Access from garden side (mezzanine) via a straight staircase. Retractable ramp access over steps.
2nd floor: Not accessible (spiral staircase). The video-guide made available for you at the entrance will enable you to see the inaccessible parts of the loggia (St. Hubert Chapel, 2nd floor and the Minimes Tower). Audio and video guided visits available in French and English.
Château staff will guide you and help with your visit to the loggia.
Interactive visit circuit on mini iPad, «Au Service du Roy. Amboise, 1518.»
Amboise, 1518… Having returned victorious from Italy, François 1er still has to fight to retain his power: crime, seduction, diplomacy and conspiracies could still ruin his dreams of glory and Empire. "In the King's service", fight, avoid the traps and overcome the plots of the Court. Take a trip into History. Live the adventure on iPad at the Royal Château of Amboise.
Interactive visit circuit on mini iPad, recommended for 10-15 years old, an additional €5-, + 2€ additionnal headset.