Individual junior visits, every day: find out more about opening times
Discover all the history of the Royal Château of Amboise!
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
START OF THE VISIT
L’HISTOPAD©, new visitor tool
CLASSIC GUIDED VISITS
"The château throughout the centuries"
Guided tours for individuals are temporarily suspended.
Visit with explanatory leaflet
Bilingual (French-English) illustrated visitor guide recommended for visitors from 7 to 12 years.
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
"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
CHAPEL & ROYAL LOGGIA & GARDENS
Adapted visits for the 4 types of disability.
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.
Video-guided visit in French (featuring French sign language or subtitles) and in English subtitles, available free to aid the visitor.
Audio-guided visit with adapted audiodescription, kindly created by the Valentin Haüy association, in French and English, available free to aid the visitor.
Audio-guided adapted visit in French and English, available free to aid the visitor.
TOWERS AND UNDERGROUND AREAS
"The Corridors of History"
from 7 years old
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
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.
The Naples Garden, a garden rediscovered