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Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé
Château of Clos Lucé

The final abode of Leonardo da Vinci, the Château of Clos Lucé is situated just 500 meters from the Royal Château at the heart of the Loire Valley in Amboise. Both the park and the château are devoted to rebuilding the universe of Leonardo da Vinci and bringing it to life!

MEMORIES OF A PLACE

The red-brick château

Built on Gallo-Roman foundations during the reign of Louis XI, the château became the property of one of the king’s favourites.

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ESSENTIALS

In the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci

It was at the Château du Clos Lucé that Leonardo da Vinci spent the last three years of his life, devoting himself to numerous projects for the king, Francis I, and adding the final touches to his paintings and other works. A visit to Le Clos Lucé is an invitation to share the life and work of this timeless genius.

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HIDDEN TREASURE

Nature, the key to the mystery ?

Take a stroll in Leonardo's Garden and into the realms of initiation, botany, and education. Here you will discover the sources of Leonardo da Vinci’s inspiration.Leonardo da Vinci’s various works help us to understand nature while also providing us with a clearer perception of his philosophical approach.

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