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Activities around Amboise

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Sports and leisure

vendredi 21 février 2014, par Tifany

Want to venture out of the beaten tracks ? Want to see the Loire Valley from a new perspective ? Board a hot air balloon for a memorable flight or go for an audacious canoe ride along the Loire River...

Hot Air Balloon over the Loire Valley :

Hot air balloon over the Loire Valley {JPEG}

Air Ballooning is now a well-established tradition in the Loire Valley, as the view of the chateaux from the sky is truly unbelievable. You can choose between an early morning departure or a late afternoon ride. Appreciate the silence while flying over some magnificent landscapes rich with lush forests, vineyards and the last wild river in Europe, the Loire.
Contact RiverLoire Hot Air Balloon +33 (0)2 47 50 64 42

Cycling along the Loire :

Biking near Château of Chenonceau {JPEG}

Thanks to the Loire à Vélo scheme, the Loire valley has become the perfect place for a cycling holiday or a day out on a hired bike with a mix of dedicated cycle paths and meticulously signposted routes along minor roads. VillaConcorde will be happy to provide detailed maps and all the information you need to cycle around Amboise.
Contact RiverLoire Cycling the Loire Valley +33 (0)2 47 50 64 42

Canoeing down the Loire river :

Canoeing down the Loire river {JPEG}

The Loire River, often called the last wild river, is probably one of the most striking river in Europe. In its most characteristic stretch, from the hills of Sancerre to the city of Angers, it flows past an extraordinary parade of castles, palaces and fine mansions, making it the perfect place to canoe for a truly environmental friendly experience...
Contact Loire Aventure +33 (0)2 47 23 26 52

NaviLoire :

Boat on the Loire river {JPEG}

If you drive to Rochecorbon, you will be able to board the 66 seat boat “Saint Martin de Tours” for a cruise on the Loire River. From wild islets to nature reserves, you will enjoy the landscape of cave dwellings and castles.
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Loire Experience Photography workshop :

Photo tour - Chateau of Amboise {JPEG}

Within just a few hours, Brian, your workshop instructor, will teach you the best ways to set up your camera for shooting in different conditions and allow you to apply this newly learned knowledge. Your day will be spent immersed within the spectacular photographic opportunities along the Loire : architecture, castles, landscapes...
Contact RiverLoire Photo Tour +33 (0)2 47 50 64 42

Cooking class at home :

Private cooking class at home {JPEG}

For that special lesson, you won’t even need to leave VillaConcorde. Your private chef will come and teach you, in your own kitchen, how to prepare freshwater fish, to roast game meat or to fix a French aperitif… Tell her what you would like to cook and put your apron on, after this 2 hour class you will be a real chef !
Contact RiverLoire Cooking class +33 (0)2 47 50 64 42

Golf breaks in the Loire Valley :

Golf breaks in the Loire Valley {JPEG}

The Loire valley with its gentle greenish hills is the perfect place to practice your swing… You will have the choice between no less than 6 different Golfs from 9 to 18 holes. So while your spouse is touring the historical site why not pitch and putt on an historical green ?
Contact RiverLoire Golf +33 (0)2 47 50 64 42

Free Move Segway in Amboise :

For a fun and unconventional visit of Amboise, zip around on a Segway PT.
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