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Château Gaillard

Château Gaillard, 37400 Amboise, France

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About Château Gaillard

The remains of a Majestic chateau which for more than 800 years has overlooked the town of Andelys and one of the most beautiful loops of the Norman Seine.  the ruins of Château-Gaillard bear witness to the past of one of the most famous fortresses in the region and offer a 360-degree view of the Seine, Petit-Andely, and the chalk cliffs. This fort has a long history to say and it is listed as a historic monument since 1862. The castle was expensive to build, but the majority of the work was don



Attractions near Château Gaillard

Château du Clos Lucé0.55km from Château Gaillard

A beautiful castle which was Leonardo da Vinci's last residence. The site of the manor house dates back to the 12th century when it was surrounded by fortifications of which only the watchtower remains. The house as it is today, a good example of Renaissance art using both brick and the local tufa stone. Today it is a historical monument and is also a well-known museum about Leonardo da Vinci's life, work and memory.

Château Royal d'Amboise0.99km from Château Gaillard

A place of residence for French kings from the 15th to the 19th centuries. It is one of the examples of the French style luxury architecture. Numerous men and women of letters and European artists stayed at Amboise on the sovereigns’ invitation. It has been recognized as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture since 1840. It is situated at an elevation of 81 meters.

The Chanteloup Pagoda2.53km from Château Gaillard

The Pagoda of Chanteloup located in the heart of the castles of the Loire is the testimony of the castle of the Duke of Choiseul. The pagoda is  44m high and is held up by a ring of 16 columns and 16 pillars and it offers a panoramic view of the Amboise forest and the  Loire Valley. The château was mostly demolished in 1823, but some features of the park remain there.

Grand Aquarium de Touraine7.08km from Château Gaillard

The Grand Aquarium de Touraine is an aquarium located between Tours and Amboise. it is the largest freshwater aquarium in Europe and consists of 70 basins including a 30-meter-long freshwater tunnel sheltering species from this river but also oceans around the world. A total of 12,000 fish are staged in two million liters of water.

Château de Valmer - Vins et Jardins9.97km from Château Gaillard

The Valmer Castle is a castle of the Renaissance erected in the xvi th century xviii th century near the village of Chançay in Indre-et-Loire. Its Renaissance Italian-style terraced gardens, listed as historical monuments since 1930 1 , were recognized as a “  Remarkable Garden  ” by the Ministry of Culture in 2004. The castle has been registered as a historical monument since 1930.

Château de Chenonceau10.9km from Château Gaillard

One of the beautiful castle located in the heart of France which is also called the ladies chateau’ as throughout its history it is they who have most influenced its design and its destiny. The current château was built in 1514–1522 on the foundations of an old mill and was later extended to span the river. An architectural mixture of late Gothic and early Renaissance and it also has a beautiful garden that is open to the public.

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The Centre-Val de Loire is a large inland region of central France located in the south-west of the French capital Paris. The region is known for its fine historical towns, for its vineyards and agricultural produce, and for its many beautiful castles.