Amboise, France: Château du Clos Lucé

published 4 years ago by Rick Steves

Clos-Lucé, a small mansion down the street from the royal Château d'Amboise in Amboise, France, was Leonardo da Vinci's official residence for the last years of his life. At www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

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