Travel Blogs from Amboise
... We parked a couple blocks away from our apartment, and walked to meet the host, Walid. We buzzed his apartment, and he came right away to meet us. He was a super nice guy. He showed us around the apartment, and even took me out to the streets to show me where the key stuff is that we would need (metro stations, bus stops, supermarket, etc.). Unfortunately, the apartment was really small – by far the most cramped quarters ...
... a field, and they would come right up to you to say hi if you came to the fence. We finished our visit with a trip to the big hedge maze they have here – a fun time for the girls, away from all the history!
We drove back to Amboise, parked at the apartment, then walked over the river to visit the Chateau d’Amboise. The castle is highly elevated, and It was quite a hike up the entrance ramp. We were surprised to see how much ...
... project – she’s going to try building an “Archimedes screw” – a device da Vinci created that could pump water uphill against the pull of gravity.
We spent a lot longer there than we had anticipated (we were there for over three hours!) – we had no idea how big the place was, and also no idea how interesting it would be. It was definitely a highlight for all of us.
We walked back to ...
... going up and down and
wonderfully preserved stately homes. Let down by the Musee we took
Ella to mcDonalds for Lunch and a Play...and of course free internet!
We were hoping to find a campsite tonight (as I smell) and found one
called 'Camping Ch-ti'mi'... And I think it was a joke as it was
really 'Camping ******** me' as we could not find it ANYWHERE! So the
Aires again it was!
... br> After this we went to a Chocolate Factory, Ella was totally inspired
and couldn't keep her eyes off the factory floor and the making of
chocolate bunnies. definitely a delicious stop. Amazing how much rain
there is around at the moment, all the rivers have burst their banks,
ditches are full etc, But thankfully we are high and dry in our
Other places to stay in Amboise
17 Rue des Sablonnieres, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $121
Z.I. La Boitardiere, Amboise | Hotelfrom $78
12 Avenue Emile Gounin, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $105
36 quai Charles-Guinot, Amboise | 4 star hotelfrom $237
1, rue du Clos Bourget , Amboise | Hotelfrom $56
11 pl. Richelieu, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Rue du CÃ¨dre - 37530 ChargÃ©, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $176
27 rue Rabelais, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Very disappointed--be sure to confirm the details!
- Excellent, comfortable, central - ideal for a Loire tour
- Best Stay Ever
9 Rue D'orange, Amboise | Hotelfrom $153
11-13 rue Chaptal, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $55
Route des Ormeaux, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $141
Rte. de Chenonceaux, Amboise | Hotelfrom $60
12 quai Charles-Guinot, Amboise | Hotelfrom $105
6, Rue Voltaire, 37400 , Amboise | Hotelfrom $74
34, Quai Charles Guinot, Amboise | Hotelfrom $144
- A must!
- The Life
- You must stay here!
1 Mail Saint Thomas, Amboise | Hotelfrom $172
- Highly Recommended
- Enjoyed Le Manoir
- Undemanding perfection
26, rue Jules Ferry, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $86