The final residence of Leonardo da Vinci
In 1516, Francis 1 invited Leonardo da Vinci to Amboise, upon the recommendations of his sister, Marguerite de Navarre: ""Here, you will be free to dream, think and work". The King of France welcomed the Italian genius who travelled across the Alps on the back of a mule, taking with him three of his best works: the Mona Lisa, The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and John the Baptist, which he completed here at the Château du Clos-Lucé in Amboise.
- Indre et Loire - Amboise
- 800 hours of work