Hotel in the heart of Amboise


The castles

of the Loire

One of the most famous castles of the Loire Valley is only a 5-minute walk from the Lanex Hotel. Travel through French history by visiting this former medieval fortress and royal residence. The royal castle of Amboise has been classified as a historical monument since 1840 and its architecture and furniture reflect the refinement of its time.

The magnificent landscaped gardens of the château open onto the landscapes of the Loire Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Set on a rocky spur, the (late 15th-early 16th century) and its landscaped gardens open onto an exceptional panorama of landscapes listed as World Heritage.

Enter the world of Leonardo da Vinci by visiting the Clos Lucé, his last home. The Master stayed there from 1516 to 1519 at the invitation of Francis I. Its delicate architecture in pink brick and tufa, its harmonious proportions and its rooms displaying Leonardo da Vinci's knowledge make it an exceptional place, rich with 800 years of history.
This educational space is suitable for children and adults alike and approaches its work in a playful and attractive way, only 10 minutes from our hotel.


The Royal Estate of Château Gaillard, DOM PACELLO's "Forgotten Royal Paradise", is a must-see during your stay in the Loire Valley. Discover this Renaissance landmark nestled in a 15-hectare setting in the heart of Amboise and a 20-minute walk from the hotel. After 5 years of restoration, the estate has become home to the first Renaissance gardens in France. Follow the 7 Paths of Paradise to discover an unusual or romantic aspect.


The Château de Chenonceau, also known as the Château des Dames, is a real gem and a must-see in the Loire Valley. This historic monument is only 20 minutes from the Lanex hotel and welcomes you every day, all year round.
Discover its singular history through the different rooms, chambers and salons. The castle was loved, administered and protected by women such as Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici.
The castle welcomes you with sublime bouquets of fresh flowers, like "guests for a day".

Chenonceaux, Indre-et-Loire, France - July 5, 2012: The Chateau de Chenonceau near the village of Chenonceaux on a sunny day.