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Studio Leonardissimo at the Château d'Amboise

Workshop in the gardens and a downloadable app available from App Store and Google Play. Easels and life-size frames are provided so that participants can freely interpret the works of Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardissimo creative competition: create a work of art in the manner of Leonardo da Vinci and enter our international competition. Each work is shared on social media and an artist of the month, season and year is chosen. Leonardo da Vinci and drawing at the Château d'Amboise © L. de Serres

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Châteaux Highlights

©Martin Argyroglo/LVAN - Musée d’histoire de Nantes-Château of the Dukes of Brittany in Nantes

Château des Ducs de Bretagne de Nantes

This gigantic construction made of granite and white tufa is the last château on the banks of the Loire River before reaching the ocean. Its remarkable 15th and 17th century buildings will take...

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Rendez-vous in the Loire Valley

Quai de la Fosse - Nantes © V.Joncheray

Towns and heritage around and about the Loire

Towns and heritage

The châteaux of the Loire are a testament to history, and the river has also left its mark on the  towns and traditions around and along the river. From a cultural...

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