Address, opening hours and rates, practical information

The Clos Lucé - la Terrasse Rennaissance

One hour from Paris by the TGV fast train or two hours away by car, the Château du Clos Lucé is located in the middle of the town of Amboise, 400 metres from the Royal Château. Here you can enjoy an unforgettable encounter with Leonardo da Vinci, at the heart of his life and work.

Address

Le Château du Clos Lucé - Parc Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci's residence

2, rue du Clos Lucé
37400 Amboise
Val de Loire
France
Tél. : +33 (0) 2 47 57 00 73

How to get there

By car

A10, Paris-Tours-Bordeaux, exit No 18

The exit is located 20 minutes from Le Château du Clos Lucé.

A85, Nantes-Tours-Vierzon, exit No 11

The exit is located 20 minutes from Le Château du Clos Lucé.

GPS : N 47 24’ 37’’ / E 0 59’ 29’’

Free and private parking for bus in the rue du Clos Lucé, 300m on foot from the visitors' entrance.

Bus may get to the rue du Clos Lucé's parking by avenue Léonard de Vinci .

Fee-paying and private parking for cars in the rue du Clos Lucé, 300m on foot from the visitors' entrance.

Parking in Amboise : to see the map, click here


By train

Paris Montparnasse : St Pierre des Corps in 55 minutes by TGV fast train (the station is 20 km from Amboise, connection possible by local train or by road)

Paris Austerlitz : Amboise direct in 2 hours (Amboise TER - Loire Valley station is 2 km from Le Clos Lucé)

All year, a bus service provides connections between the station and Amboise town centre.

The Château du Clos Lucé is located 300m on foot from the town centre.


Navettes Paris - Amboise PARISCityVISION runs a regular shuttle service departing from Paris, more information here

Castle and parc Leonardo da Vinci opening hours

The castle and the park are open all year round (except on 25th December and 1st January)

January: 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
February - June: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm
July - August: 9.00 am to 8.00 pm
September - October: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm
November - December: 9.00 to 6.00 pm

Ticket office closes 1 hour before the site. The castle closes 30m before the park.

Prices 2020

Individual rates

High season
(1st April - 15th November )

Low season
(16th November - 31st December )

Adults
Reduced (large families, unwaged)
Children (from 7 to 18 years old - free for children under 7 years)
Students
Family rates (2 adults and 2 children)
Family rates (2 adults and 3 children)
Family rates (2 adults and 4 children)
Disabled person
Exhibition "Léonard de Vinci et la France" (closed temporarily)
17.00€
15,50€
12,00€
12,50€
47,00€
50,00€
52,00€
7.50€
Adults 5€
14,50€
12,50€
11,50€
11,50€
37,00€
42,00€
44,00€
7.50€
7 - 18 yrs old 1 €

Group rates

Prices 2020
(1er janvier - 31 décembre 2020)

Adult groups (booking from 15 people)
School and children groups (from 7 to 18 years old)
School groups with educational materials (from 7 to 18 years old)
Student groups
13.00€
9.00€
10.50€
12.00€

Tarif professionnel

Prices 2020
(1er janvier - 31 décembre 2020)

Adult groups (from 15 people)
School and children groups (from 7 to 18 years old)
School groups with educational materials (from 7 to 18 years old)
Accompanist school group
Student groups
11.50€
8.50€
10.00€
11.50€
11.00€

Practical information

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, we love dogs too!
Dogs must be carried whilst inside the buildings and kept on a lead in the grounds.

Which areas of the site are accessible to people with disabilities?
The ground floor and basement of the Château and the entire park.
A wheelchair can be loaned for your visit: please present a piece of ID at the entrance.

Where can I park my car/coach/bike?
- Our car park is located 300 metres from the site entrance
(one disabled parking space is available next to the site)
- A free coach park is provided
- A bicycle garage is available opposite the ticket office

Languages spoken:
French and English.

Accepted payment methods:
Card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, JCB), cheque, cash, holiday vouchers.
Discounts are not available to teachers visiting in a non-professional capacity


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