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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Chambéry - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Geographical information

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Latitude45.5646010 (N 45° 33’ 53”)
Longitude5.9177810 (E 5° 55’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 245m to 560m
Surface area20.99 km²
Population60029 inhabitants
Density2859 inhabitants/km²
Insee code73065
IntercommunalityCA Chambéry Métropole

Nearest cities & towns

Barberaz2.9 km (8 min)
Jacob-Bellecombette2.9 km (7 min)
Cognin2.9 km (7 min)
Bassens3.5 km (8 min)
Saint-Alban-Leysse5.3 km (12 min)
Montagnole5.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Baldoph5.7 km (12 min)
Saint-Cassin5.8 km (10 min)
Vimines6.1 km (12 min)
Barby6.2 km (13 min)
La Motte-Servolex6.8 km (12 min)
La Ravoire6.8 km (13 min)
Sonnaz7.2 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Main events:


Sainte Chapelle Chateau des Ducs de Savoie - Chambéry
Sainte Chapelle Chateau des Ducs de Savoie - Chambéry
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St. Leger - Chambéry
St. Leger - Chambéry
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Prefecture Chambéry
Prefecture Chambéry
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City Council Chambéry
City Council Chambéry
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Fontaine des Elephants - Chambéry
Fontaine des Elephants - Chambéry
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Detail stairs
Detail stairs
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Detail of ironwork - Chambéry
Detail of ironwork - Chambéry
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Great rummage sale Chambéry
Great rummage sale Chambéry
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Between lakes and mountains ... Chambéry, ideal base to discover the Alps. Its privileged location promises every day a new field of discovery and adventure: the heart of mountains renowned for their beauty and natural, on the threshold of three parks (Regional Parks Bauges and Chartreuse and the National Park the Vanoise), close to the largest ski areas in the Alps, near the largest natural lake in France, Lake Bourget, and a pearl emerald lake Aiguebellette, and many more lakes smaller but equally charming, such as Lake St. Andrew or the lake of La Thuile. Alpine crossroads of Europe, also offers Chambéry Italy and Switzerland a few miles of highway for a trip beyond the borders. Chambéry, door three lakes and three parks.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover wine through wine tourism in all its forms
Local flavours38 € to 120 € Les Marches (9.7 km)
Chartreuse discovery hiking break
Nature and the great outdoors139 € Chapareillan (12.4 km)
Canyoning around Aix-les-Bains
Sports sensations40 € to 55 € Aix-les-Bains (14.1 km)
Discover oenology with a wine-grower
Local flavours10 € to 50 € Cruet (14.2 km)
Maiden paraglider flight
Sports sensations60 € to 100 € Saint-Hilaire (28 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hiking trail : "Pointe de la Galoppaz"
HikeEasy2h50Aillon-le-Jeune (13 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Nant d'Aillon"
HikeEasy20 minAillon-le-Jeune (14.9 km)
Hiking trail : "Morbié to Mont Pelat"
HikeEasy2h35Aillon-le-Jeune (15.9 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Colombier via le Col de la Cochette"
HikeEasy4h10Aillon-le-Jeune (17.3 km)
The Grand Arc
HikeEasy6h20Montsapey (36 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals