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Amboise

Getting there & around

Amboise is 34km downstream from Blois and 23km upstream from Tours.

Bus & tram

Bus

Touraine Fil Vert’s line C1 links Amboise’s post office with Tours’ bus terminal (€2.10, 45 minutes, seven daily Monday to Saturday). In July and August, you can take this line to Chenonceaux (at 10.52am) and back (at 5.08pm) from Monday to Saturday.

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Train

The train station (blvd Gambetta), across the river from the centre of town, is served by trains from Paris’ Gare d’Austerlitz (€24.20, 2¼ to three hours, 11 daily), Blois (€5.60, 20 minutes, 10 to 20 daily) and Tours (€4.50, 15 minutes, 10 to 20 daily).

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Bicycle

Hire mountain bikes at Cycles Richard (02 47 57 01 79; 2 rue de Nazelles; per day €15; 9am-noon & 2.30-7pm Tue-Sat).

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