Stroll through the ancient medieval streets of Amboise or rent bicycles to explore the local vineyards or some of the nearby villages.
Le Vieux Manoir in Amboise, is located in the very heart of the chateaux country. A 30 minute drive takes you to Chenonceau and all the other chateaux, with the exception of Valencay, are within an hours drive. You can drive yourself or take a tour that leaves Amboise daily. See Useful Links for the name and web address of the local tour company. Don’t forget that the Loire Valley wines are celebrated worldwide. Follow the fascinating wine routes where the sparkling whites of Vouvray and Montlouis, and fruity reds of Chinon and Bourgueil await:
If you are going directly to Le Vieux Manoir after arriving in France, you have several options.
Please check the SNCF train schedules in our Useful Links section for the dates and time of day you wish to travel. Reservations can also be made by calling Rail Europe at 1-800-438-7245 or through your travel agent.
On the regional tourist agency website