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Feel the unique and magical atmosphere of the Domaine de Chambord. After crossing the forest, discover an extraordinary architecture imagined by Francois I and on which floats the spirit of Leonardo da Vinci. By visiting Chambord, you travel through 500 years of French history.
The most visited and photographed castle. It is often described as "the ladies' castle". Throughout its history, women have influenced it conception and it destiny the most. Chenonceau with its famous two-story gallery is one of the jewels of the architecture of the Loire Valley.
In a renaissance style, the Château d'Amboise, residence of Charles VIII in the 15th century, houses the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci, royal apartments, gardens and underground corridors.
On leaving the town of Amboise, the Clos Lucé castle is the former residence of Leonardo da Vinci, where he lived until his death in 1519. The Clos Lucé was the residence of Leonardo da Vinci between 1516 and 1519. He was invited by King François I at the age of 64. In his travel bags was a painting that da Vinci gave to the king ... you guessed it, the Mona Lisa.
Cheverny inspired the Belgian designer Hergé to create the Château de Moulinsart in the world famous Adventures of Tintin.
The gardens of Château de Villandry are beautiful and the highlight of this visit. Villandry was built by Jean le Breton, Minister of Finance under François I. This renaissance chateau was completed in 1536.
Azay le Rideau:
Resting on an island in the Indre, the castle of Azay-le-Rideau is one of the most beautiful, typical of the Renaissance period. Its turret facade is reflected in the calm waters of the river, making time itself seem to stand still.