8 days in Amboise & Villandry Itinerary

8 days in Amboise & Villandry Itinerary

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8 days in Amboise & Villandry Itinerary

Start: Amboise
1
Amboise
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Villandry
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Amboise

4
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Change things up with these side-trips from Amboise: Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres), Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord) and Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau Royal d'Amboise, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Closerie de Chanteloup - Brasserie d' Amboise, get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Denis.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Amboise trip builder .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport and Limoges Airport. October in Amboise sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Villandry.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chateau de Cheverny, ZooParc de Beauval, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Chambord, Chartres Cathedral
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Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau

3
nights
Villandry

Villandry ©
Villandry is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 14th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Chateau de Langeais, step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Usse. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo de La Fleche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St-Etienne, and then look for gifts at Savonnerie Soap'erlipopette.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Villandry trip planner .

Traveling by car from Amboise to Villandry takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Villandry sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Villandry

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, Zoo de La Fleche, Chateau d'Usse, Chateau de Langeais
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau
Zoo de La Fleche ©
Zoo de La Fleche

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