VISITS

Individual adult visits, every day: find out more about opening times

Discover all the history of the Royal Château of Amboise!

 
Individual visits

INDIVIDUAL

WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE TICKET OFFICE

Our ticket office staff remain at your disposal for further
information in French and English.

You are invited to consult the updated visitor terms and conditions. 

CHAPEL & ROYAL LOGGIA

 

DEPARTURE OF THE VISIT

L’HISTOPAD©, new visitor tool

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CLASSIC GUIDED VISITS

"The château throughout the centuries"

Guided tours for all audiences in French are temporarily suspended. every day in July and August, by reservation with a supplement of 2 €

Reserve

Departures at fixed times: 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

45-minute guided tour, including the Saint-Hubert chapel and the 2 Renaissance floors of the Logis.

Group of 20 people maximum.

* In addition, presentations "The castle in 10 minutes flat" will be offered by the castle guides as an introduction to the independent visit (Notice or Histopad). Outdoor presentations, in French at regular intervals in July and August, from 9:30 am to 6 pm, without reservation.

 

SPECIAL AUDIO-GUIDED VISIT

"Visit with explanatory leaflet"

Individual visitors can discover the château and its gardens at their own pace using a visitor guide. Guide available in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Brazilian, Japanese, Chinese (traditional & simplified) and Korean. Visitor guide included in château entrance ticket price

See map of the gentle stroll through the gardens

 

CHRISTMAS, CHILDHOOD DREAMS, SHARING MAGICAL MEMORIES

From 5th December 2021 to 3rd January 2022. The little Renaissance princes celebrated the nativity festivities at the royal château of Amboise. Now, 500 years later, this joyous tradition lives on. Festive “Christmas, childhood dreams” decor will enrich the permanent collections. It is a chance for different generations to unite around imagination and memories of our childhood Christmases. Super-sized staging, renewed every year, is installed throughout the visitor route.

No supplement payable for access

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CHAPEL & ROYAL LOGGIA & GARDENS

AUDIO GUIDED VISIT

Available in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian, Dutch, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Korean and Chinese.

Duration 1h. Supplement payable (+4€/adult & student and 3€/child)

Last availibility 1 hour before the ticket office closes.

Adapted visits for the 4 disabilities

Accès adapté aux visiteurs handicapés moteur

Video-guided visit in French and English available free of charge: discover the inaccessible collections in the chapel and upper floor); as a bonus feature, views of the lower part of the Minimes cavalry tower.

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Accès adapté aux visiteurs handicapés auditif

Video-guided visit in French (featuring French sign language or subtitles) and in English subtitles, available free to aid the visitor.

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Accès adapté aux visiteurs handicapés visuel

Audio-guided visit with adapted audiodescription, kindly created by the Valentin Haüy association, in French and English, available free to aid the visitor.

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Accès adapté aux visiteurs handicapés cognitif

Audio-guided adapted visit in French and English, available free to aid the visitor.

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TOWERS AND UNDERGROUND AREAS

 

Guided visit

"The Corridors of History",

 

Individual visitors (in a small group, formed in situ) will get the exceptional opportunity to enter the underground passageways and towers of the medieval fortress situated under the Renaissance royal loggia. Thus they will enter at the foot of the ramparts in the Garconnet Tower, built in the 15th century on the orders of Louis XI, before reaching the Lys Room, former guards’ refectory. From there, they will take a round trip through the ditches of the former keep and walk along the rooms where stone was stored. Visitors will then enter the underground mazes before reaching the Minimes cavalry tower.

One-hour, guided visit in French for individual visitors in good physical condition, aged 7 and up.

Group of individuals, formed in situ (18 max. per group)

Only in july ans august

Booking recommended:

Book online

Secure online payment, at least 36hrs before the time of visit. Any remaining places will be available at the ticket office until the start of the tour.

Information on rates

VISIT EXTRAS

 

New discovery routes in the gardens