The Loire Valley Sights

Pagode de Chanteloup

  • Rte. de Bléré Map It
  • Amboise
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 10/16/2017

Fodor's Review

Just 3 km (2 miles) south of Amboise on the road to Chenonceaux, the Pagode de Chanteloup is a remarkable sight—a 140-foot, seven-story, Chinese-style lakeside pagoda built for the Duke of Choiseul in 1775. Children will adore puffing their way to the top for the vertigo-inducing views, but some adults will find the climb—and the 400-yard walk from the parking lot—a little arduous. You can rent a little rowboat (€5 per hour) to float across the adjoining lake. This is worth a quick stop if you're in the area already.

Sight Information

Address:

Rte. de Bléré, Amboise, Centre-Val de Loire, 37400, France

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Phone:

/02–47–57–20–97

Sight Details:

  • €9.70
  • Closed mid-Nov.–mid-Feb.

Published 10/16/2017

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