Hotel Des Arts

32 Rue Victor Hugo, Amboise, Loire Valley, Centre, 37400, France | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 32 Rue Victor Hugo, Amboise, is near Clos-Luce, Chateau d'Amboise, Parc des Mini-Chateaux, and Chanteloup Pagoda (Parc de la Pagode de Chanteloup).
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Travel Blogs from Amboise

Clos Lucé: Leonardo da Vince's house.

A travel blog entry by beandip on Oct 08, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

... because an adapted version of them we have today! Da Vince never actually manufactured any of his inventions because he was so busy designing new ones. But, a company called IBM took Leonardo's designs, followed them precisely and made models of what they would have looked like had Leonardo made them! Some ideas you may recognize include a parachute, circular life buoy, flippers, a military tank and even a 3 wheeled car! Pretty amazing!
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Tours. Leonardo Da Vinci

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 02, 2014

9 photos

Drove across more pretty county, more corn, sunflowers and grapes. Arrived at Tours. Booked our chateaux tour for tomorrow. Then went to find a campsite and have lunch. Set off for Amboise, where we went to Clos Lucé, a small chateau/country house built in 1590. It was given in 1516 by King Francis 1st to Leonardo Da Vinci. The latter spent his last 4 years there and died in 1519. ...

Nice batch

A travel blog entry by plimmerton on Sep 20, 2014

2 photos

Chambord is another French folly, it never worked for most of its owners, it was built as a hunting lodge by the king and as with other chateau successive kings it was added to over the decades. Appallingly it was lived in for only a few weeks a year ...

Great camp and company

A travel blog entry by plimmerton on Sep 19, 2014

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Camping for free in a magical place. Just like being at home but surrounded by 2000 years of history. Biking is a delight on dedicated roads, way safer and superior often to the main road. A swim was great and these camp sites have very few bugs ...

Chateaus, Chateaus, Chateaus

A travel blog entry by bobstacytrips on Sep 10, 2014

42 photos

... and cows to dodge. It took us down this skinny street so narrow that I had to pull the mirrors in. If it had been 2 inches narrower, we would have been stuck. When we pulled out of that street an old French man was staring at us like he had just seen the second rising of Jesus. We asked him if we could continue down the street and he said we. So off we ...

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