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France’s Top 10 Châteaux in Loire Valley

Clos Luce, Amboise, France is where Leonardo Da Vinci lived and worked during the last years of his life. He died in 1519 in his upstairs bedroom.

Chateau de Chenonceau, spanning the River Cher, near the small village of Chenonceaux in the Indre-et-Loire département of the Loire Valley in France.

Twilight at the ancient guard tower at Chateau Chenonceau © Brian Jannsen Photography -- wonderful family weekend getaway from Paris.

Clos Lucé houses a museum and park filled with prototypes of some of da Vinci's most imaginative creations, including the machine gun, helicopter, etc.

Chateaux deluxe: 5 best Loire Valley castles

Amboise (Loire Valley), France – Chateau du Clos Luce, home of Leonardo de Vinci, built in Leonardo moved in The building was organized around the octagon corner tower, containing a spiral staircase. The facade is pink brick and tufa stone.

Tour des minimes, chateau d'Amboise. -Instruction de Jean Fouquet: Amboise au 17° est devenu prison d'Etat, Nicolas Fouquet y fut enfermé du 4 au 16 décembre, selon la légende sa prison serait celle au dessus de la porte d'entré du château. En 1663, Jean de la Fontaine viendra à Amboise en pèlerinage en souvenir de Fouquet.

Tour des minimes, chateau d'Amboise. -Instruction de Jean Fouquet: Amboise au 17° est devenu prison d'Etat, Nicolas Fouquet y fut enfermé du 4 au 16 décembre, selon la légende sa prison serait celle au dessus de la porte d'entré du château. En 1663, Jean de la Fontaine viendra à Amboise en pèlerinage en souvenir de Fouquet.

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