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Amboise

23 November 2009

15th C. – Chateau Amboise, Indre-et-Loire, France

The Chateau of Amboise, built by order of Charles VIII, Louis XII and Fran├žois I between the 15th and 16th centuries was one of the first truly “royal” residences. Built on a rocky...

23 November 2009

Le Clos Luce, Amboise, Indre-et-Loire, France

King Francis I invited Leonardo da Vinci to spend the last years of life in Amboise which was then the seat of the court of France. In autumn 1516 Leonardo arrived in Amboise....