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TICKET OPENING HOURS

from 26/12 to 02/01

9 h - 16 h 45

from 03/01 to 04/02

10 h - 12 h 30

14 h - 16 h 30

from 05/02 to 28/02

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

03/01 - 03/31

9 h - 17 h 30

from 01/04 to 30/06 

9 h - 18 h 30

from 01/04 to 30/06 

9 h - 18 h 30

from 01/04 to 30/06 

9 h - 18 h 30

from 07/01 to 08/31 

9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

from 07/01 to 08/31 

9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

09/01 - 10/21

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

22/10 - 06/11

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

07/11 - 16/12

9 h - 12 h 30

14 h - 16 h 30

12/17 - 12/31

9 h - 16 h 30

The Château is open every day of the year with the exception of January 1 and December 25.

Reception at the ticket office in French and English.

Closing of the domain 45 minutes after that of the ticket office.

For disabled visitors, access recommended at least 1 hour before the ticket office closes.

RATES 2022

  ADULT STUDENT CHILD
7-18 YEARS OLD (1)
Right of access & Histopad (2) € 13.50 € 11.60 € 9.20
Access rights for the disabled & accompanying person
( disabled audio-visit included)
€ 10.70 € 9.80 € 8.40
Behind the Scenes of History (3) € 18.00 € 16.10 € 13.70
Annual subscription  Subscription area € 26  - -

(1) Free for children under 7 years old.

(2) Histopad available in 12 languages ​​(F, UK-US, D, E, I; NL; R, PL, Br, CHN, J, K).

(3) Includes free access to the royal residence and the chapel, and the "behind the scenes of History" guided tour

Free: children under 7

Reductions: disabled visitor and his companion (see table above); Large family (€ 1 reduction per paying child); jobseeker (€ 1 reduction on presentation of the certificate).

Rules:

Advance payment: possible by credit card at the online ticket office .

Payment on site:  cash (€); bank checks (€); special vouchers (“holiday” vouchers (€); “culture” from the group vouchers; Everest); Credit cards (Visa, Eurocard, Mastercard, Maestro, Wechat Pay, American Express, Union Pay).

Groups


From 20 people

  ADULT STUDENT CHILD
-18 YEARS OLD (1)
Right of access & Histopad (2) € 9.80 € 9.40 € 7.70
Access rights for the disabled & accompanying person
( disabled audio-visit included)
€ 8.70 € 7.90 € 7.20
Behind the Scenes of History (3) € 14.30 € 13.90 € 12.20
Group guide package (50p. Max; duration: 1h) € 92.00

Conditions for Tourism Professionals

Professional rate : the "Group rate" is applied from 1 person on presentation of proof at the ticket office.

Discount : preferential rates may be granted depending on the volume of visitors after signing an agreement. In return, professionals undertake to promote Château d'Amboise to their customers.

(1) Free for children under 7 years old.

(2) Histopad available in 12 languages ​​(F, UK-US, D, E, I; NL; R, PL, Br, CHN, J, K).

(3) Includes free access to the royal residence and the chapel, and the "behind the scenes of History" guided tour

Free: children under 7

Reductions: disabled visitor and his companion (see table above).

Rules:

Payment on site: cash (€); bank checks (€); special vouchers (“holiday” vouchers (€); “culture” from the group vouchers; Everest); Credit cards (Visa, Eurocard, Mastercard, Maestro, Wechat Pay, American Express, Union Pay).

Deferred settlement: vouchers; vouchers and administrative vouchers accepted. Consult us beforehand.

VISIT CONDITIONS:

For your comfort :


Drinks / Coffee point

Adapted toilets

Baby diaper

Selective sorting

Carried dog (castle)

Dog on a leash (gardens)

Underground: dogs prohibited

Shop

Lunch on the grass allowed

For your safety :


Attack alert

Backpack carried by hand in the home

Drone prohibited

No smoking 

Bag control

Stroller inspection 

Luggage storage closed 

Large capacity bags and suitcases not allowed

All vigilant:
abandoned package = Evacuation + demining + compensation for the castle in the amount of € 10,000.


Around the ramparts 

Do not heckle near the ramparts.

Do not climb the walls and ramparts.

Think about the tranquility and safety of local residents: it should be remembered that throwing projectiles from the top of the ramparts can be dangerous for local residents.


Fire Evacuation 

In the event of an incident, a siren gives the audible signal (message broadcast in French and English) and luminous evacuation signal.

The personnel identifiable with their yellow vests are responsible for the calm evacuation of the public.

The permanent staff trained in first aid (PSC1) are able to provide first-aid assistance to visitors.

Labels and quality of services

Touraine - Loire Valley: for a quality destination

The Royal Castle of Amboise and the main sites of the Loire Valley have created, in partnership with the Departmental Tourism Agency of Touraine, a common benchmark " Quality of tourist and cultural sites in the Loire Valley ".

The approach taken and the respect of reception and service level criteria should ultimately enable them to obtain the national Quality Tourism mark .

Commitments to visitors to tourist, cultural and heritage sites in the Loire Valley

Health rules in place since 05/20/2020

Conditions of access to the castle

COMING TO THE CASTLE

Rise of Emir Abd El Kader, 37400 Amboise

Prepare my route to Amboise

My place of departure

picto_lieu.png The Royal Château d'Amboise

Rise of Emir Abd El Kader

BP 371
F-37 403 AMBOISE CEDEX

By car: GPS N47.412908 E 0.985605

A10 motorway , exit. Amboise, 15 km away on the D31 followed by the N152 .

Highway A28 , south exchanger Tours towards the A85 .

A85 motorway , exit Bléré Amboise Chenonceau, direction Amboise by D31 .

 

Tours-Saint-Pierre-des-Corps TGV station 20 km from the castle and SNCF connection to Amboise station or direct connection by INTERCITES from Paris Austerlitz station to Amboise station in less than 2 hours . Access on foot from Amboise station in 17 minutes (1.3 km). Learn more

Tours-Val de Loire international airport. www.tours.aeroport.fr .

Liaison quotidienne London Stansted-Tours. Liaison hebdomadaire Figari (Corse) - Tours.

Héliport privé dans le parc du château. Hélisurface privée dans le domaine 150 m du château, sur réservation. Contactez-nous


Amboise city ​​map

Find the car parks HERE and the pedestrian access to the castle.

See the map

  The 16 and 17 October 2021 will see the inauguration of the Golden Tower White of artist Jean-Michel OTHONIEL installed on the roundabout Bout des Ponts. A circulation arrangement is planned to allow the public to settle around the work. + detail

Itinerary dedicated to motor and visual disabilities

A route has been laid out to facilitate access to the castle.

See the itinerary

Find out more about reception conditions

 

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SUGGESTED TOURS AND TRIPS

A French heritage site, the royal château is situated on the main routes to explore France and Europe.

Come and enjoy tours and trips created by our main partners.

Tours Tourist Information Office

2 day/1 night tours: The Loire Chateaux in a minibus. 1-2 days/1 night

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Amboise Tourist Information Office

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PARISCityVISION

Regular shuttle tours leaving from Paris

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Avis Car Away – Camping-cars

How about visiting the Loire Valley in a motorhome? Discover an all-inclusive package, including vehicle rental and activities.

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Green bikes

Discover the Loire by bike

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Loire bike

Discover the Loire by bike and its castles

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