Getting around Amboise
Given the small extension of the center, the best way to get around Amboise is on foot. Moreover, the distances are not even excessive, moving away from the Old city.
On foot, you can also easily move from the train station, just 500 meters from the renowned Chateau. Buses and, above all, bicycles, are valid solutions to cover medium / long-haul distances.
A really comfortable and "eco-friendly" solution to move around Amboise and the surrounding areas. The most trained, will have no difficulty covering long distances crossing the charming Loire à Vèlo. It is a fantastic cycle route, which stretches for 900 kilometers between Castles, villages and evocative landscapes. The path, well identified by a special sign, will take you to discover the beauty of this magical land.
In the city, you will find numerous agencies to rent your bicycle. At Quai du Général de Gaulle, you will find Detours de Loire Amboise that offers the possibility to rent a bike, and leave it in one of the agencies scattered throughout the territory. The choice is wide enough, and competitive prices.
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The bus is the ideal solution to reach the neighboring areas of the city, rather than moving around Amboise. Despite this, whoever wants, can use the comfortable and efficient means of REMI CENTER-VAL DE LOIRE. The French company manages the interurban traffic between numerous areas of the Loire, with numerous regular lines passing by Indre-Et-Loire, Cher, Indre, Eure-Et-Loire and many others. Cities, castles and the main points of interest are crossed by the means of the REMI. The latter, among other things, has passed into the limelight for having introduced the Free of school transport!
Among the REGULAR lines that cross AMBOISE, there are the line C from Montrichard to Tours and the TA line from Amboise to Chateau Renault.
In Amboise, line C stops at Mini-châteaux, Pagode, Lycées, Hôpital D431, Théâtre> Choiseul e La Fuye> Haut Chandon. It is active from Monday to Saturday, from 06: 40 to 18: 40 from Amboise and 06: 55 to 19: 20 from Tours. The stops of Pagode, Lycées, Hôpital D431 they are accessible by people with reduced mobility and on wheelchairs.
The TA line, stops at Amboise a Pagode, Lycées, Hôpital, Max Ernst, Gare d'Amboise e Gendarmerie Boul. Anatole France, all accessible by people with reduced mobility. All buses operate from Monday to Saturday. No service, however, on Sundays and holidays.
To those who had to move to Amboise by bus, sporadically, we recommend buying the Ticket à l'unité. Costa 2.40 € per person and is valid for a single journey. You buy directly on board the driver. Otherwise, you can buy the Cards à voyages rechargeable at the cost of 2.00 € (card only). This is a special rechargeable card from 10 to 100 tickets, with increasing cuts of 10 units. 10 tickets cost 20.80 €. Every time you make a trip on board the REMI vehicles, the journey from the remainder will be climbed. It is purchased on board the vehicles and in all the stores that display the REMI brand.