Access & Parking

The Royal Château of Amboise is situated in the heart of Amboise. Public access is via the Emir Abd El-Kader sloping walkway that you take from the Place Michel Debré (opposite the Pâtisserie Bigot).

Prepare your trip

Amboise's Castle

Montée de l'Emir Abd El Kader, 37400 Amboise

TGV Train station Tours-Saint-Pierre-des-Corps at 20 km from the château.

SNCF Connect

By bike by the edge of the Loire.

Loire by bike

MDN

Le Mans

1h13 0h45

Paris

2h39 1h20

Nantes

2h17 1h56

La Rochelle

2h30 1h56

Limoges

2h48 2h00

Clermont Ferrand

3h14 2h20

Tours

0h35 0h20

Amboise train station (with direct services from Tours, the Saint-Pierre-des-Corps TGV (High-Speed Train) station, Orléans and Paris Austrelitz) is a 10-minute walk from the château entrance. Shuttle buses between the station and the city center are also set up by the city of Amboise (information from the tourist office – 02 47 57 09 28)

Access for reduced mobility visitors

Visitors with reduced mobility, who hold proof of disability documentation, can access the château by car via the private entrance. This is situated at the end of Rue Augustin Thierry in Amboise (GPS coordinates: N47.41.31.44/EO: 988.904). 

When you arrive at the gate, please use the intercom to ask our attendant to open the gates. You can then park your vehicle on the château terrace and benefit from single-level access. If possible, please buy your tickets before arriving.

Before going to the reduced mobility visitor entrance, you are invited to purchase your right of access and the services of your choice online here:  Online ticketing

 

Entrance disability person Entrance disability person

This access is reserved only for people holding a disability certificate and their companions. Visitors with strollers, who do not have a disability, are invited to use the main public entrance

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Work in progress in the Saint Hubert chapel

Since january 2022, access to the interior of the chapel is suspended from time to time.

During these times, HistoPad tablets will allow you to discover and explore the building using augmented reality technology.

These tablets, included in the entrance ticket to the castle, are given to you on your arrival.

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