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Make a holiday villa in Amboise your away from home

Amboise is a small settlement of approximately 12,500 inhabitants, situated directly on the banks of the stunning Loire River in France. The township’s rich royal history, in addition to the magnitude of sights and attractions on offer, make it the perfect place for a romantic getaway, a family holiday, or a relaxing break from the everyday grind. If you can picture yourself on the balcony of a luxury holiday villa in Amboise with a glass of mouth-watering French wine and a view of the stunning Chateau d'Amboise, then Amboise is the holiday destination for you. As well as holiday villas in Amboise, HomeAway also presents a range of accommodations including apartments and farmhouse cottages.

Things to do in Amboise

Although Amboise is a small town, the area provides travellers with a plethora of things to see and do. If you choose to hire a car for the duration of your stay, your Amboise holiday villa may also act as a fantastic home base, from which to explore all that France has to offer.

-Wine tasting is an absolute must whilst staying in Amboise, as a superfluity of fantastic vineyards dot the region, producing world-class red and white wines. Some such establishments include Biovidis (a certified maker of organic wine), Le Caveau des vignerons d'Amboise and Domaine Le Rocher des Violettes; all of which can be easily reached on foot from Amboise holiday homes. You may however, also enjoy visiting some of the more remote vineyards, which is easily undertaken via one of the various wine tours that regularly run through the area.

-Hot Air Ballooning is a great way to enjoy the beautiful landscape and scenery surrounding Amboise. Although this activity is only offered from April to October owing to the favourable weather conditions, it is an impressive way to spoil your significant other, and will also provide you with some absolutely once in a lifetime photographs to take home.

-The Chateau d'Amboise is a stunning must-see castle which boasts an extremely rich history; including ties to the French and Scottish royal families, in addition to Napoleon Bonaparte during the French Revolution and Nazi Germany during both world wars. If you’re not overly interested in history however, the castle is still worth visiting, if only to enjoy the sheer beauty of the architecture, as well as the surrounding gardens.

-The Parc des Mini-Chateaux is a fantastic attraction for kids and adults alike, and is situated a mere 7 kilometres from most Amboise holiday apartments and villas. Once there you will be greeted by miniature models of all of the popular chateaux within the Loire region, in addition to a miniature railway landscaped with well-tended bonsai trees and shrubs. The park may also help you decide which of these superb buildings you’d like to visit during your time in Amboise.

-A Segway is an extremely novel way to explore the Amboise region and learn a little about this exclusive area of France. The Freemove Segway Centre, located just 11 kilometres from Amboise, offers fantastic guided tours of the region, which are guaranteed to be a big hit with your children, regardless of age or gender. If guided tours are not really your cup of tea however, you may like to rent a Segway and discover the area at your own volition.

The weather in Amboise

Amboise experiences warm summers and cool damp winters, and as such, the period between May and October is generally favoured by travellers interested in outdoor pursuits. If you are looking for a winter holiday destination however, an Amboise holiday home will not disappoint, with a plethora of great activates on offer, including the fabulous Amboise Winter Markets.

Getting to Amboise

Amboise may be easily reached from the Tours Airport via a short 30 minute bus, taxi or hire car drive. A hire car is highly beneficial however, if you’re interested in stopping to take full advantage of the beautiful scenery offered along the banks of the La Loire River, which parallels the road for the majority of your journey.

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Multiple rentals House #6700787
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      Excellent! 4.5/5
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Cottage #6736561
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Cottage #426924vb
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          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
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          House #1419967a
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            • 1 BA
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            Apartment #990055a
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 3
              Apartment #1029713vb
              5
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Multiple rentals House #6700787
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Cottage #6685810
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                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (26 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Separate Toilets
                    • Sleeps 8
                    Apartment #668616a
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                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Separate Toilets
                      • Sleeps 5
                      House #6601721
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                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (43 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 5
                        Apartment #397969vb
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                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (13 reviews)
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                          • Studio
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 3
                          Studio #1006831a
                          13
                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (36 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            House #6387011
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                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (50 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              House #258188vb
                              50
                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (33 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Sleeps 7
                                Cottage #1229000a
                                33
                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                  (11 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  Cottage #6665145
                                  11
                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (24 reviews)
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #1479031
                                    24
                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      Apartment #1386656a
                                      4
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (29 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                        Apartment #985557
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                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (31 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #370060vb
                                          31
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (22 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Apartment #370003vb
                                            22
                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                              (28 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Apartment #1018645a
                                              28
                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                House #1375213a
                                                13
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                  Apartment #240299vb
                                                  18
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #1292681a
                                                    5
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #1473127a
                                                      5
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Apartment #1013635vb
                                                        2
                                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #1311208a
                                                          7
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (29 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
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                                                            House #6300182
                                                            29
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              House #942964a
                                                              20
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Cottage #1056393a
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  House #1502017a
                                                                  1
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    House #1529255a
                                                                    2
                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #6961051
                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                        (16 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        House #1477577
                                                                        16
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Cottage #6582621
                                                                          10
                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (7 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            House #6705236
                                                                            7
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              Apartment #1279411a
                                                                              3
                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                                House #6585427
                                                                                8
                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #1210494a
                                                                                  13
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Cottage #3926751
                                                                                    1
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                      House #1526226a
                                                                                      1
                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Cottage #1388763a
                                                                                        1
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                                          Studio #6401500
                                                                                          11
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                            (14 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                                            Apartment #1302412a
                                                                                            14
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #1472302a
                                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Apartment #296496vb
                                                                                                5
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  House #1551945a
                                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    House #1495168a
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      House #6808866
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Amboise Holiday Homes & Cottages (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Wonderful home and hosts

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Stayed in June 2017 during period of extremely hot weather. House very good, clean and very well equipped and a lovely welcome pack was given to us when we arrived. Lots to see and do in the area, our favourites were Clos Luce, Chenonceaux and Cheverny. House is outside Amboise so car needed for shopping and sight-seeing but parking in Amboise easy and free in the right place - at Des Tanneurs, very convenient for town centre and close to Clos Luce. Francoise and Thierry were absolutely brilliant and made us very welcome. Francoise was very attentive whilst never intrusive, Perfect!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Quality accommodation

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We can highly recommend this property. Well equipped, comfortable and spacious the cottage is on the outskirts of Amboise, a busy traditional town with lots to see and do. A short walk to the river Loire and short driving distance from wonderful chateaus and vineyards. Wine tasting is relaxed and friendly with no pressure salesman in sight. We loved the area and loved the cottage. Just perfect, many thanks to our host Françoise who provided everything for our comfort and responded quickly and pleasantly to our initial and subsequent contacts by email and phone.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017