Things to do in Amboise – visit the Clos de Lucé

Amboise is a delightful market town perched alongside the river Loire. Leonardo da Vinci spent the last 4 years of his life living at the Clos de Lucé, right in the heart of the town.

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The Clos de Luce where Leonardo da Vinci spent his last days

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Leonardo da Vinci’s bedroom

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Where Leonardo da Vinci finished the Mona Lisa

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The kitchen at Clos de Luce

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Clos de Lucé – a beautiful building

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In the garden where there are loads of his inventions

We can highly recommend a visit.  It’s good for families too as a whole range of Leonardo’s inventions has been recreated in the lovely gardens. This year marks 500 years since his death and there are big plans afoot.