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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
Discovery of wine by the wine 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)
Canyoning in Vercors or Chartreuse
Sports sensations45 € Les Échelles (19.1 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Winter trail n°1 Chemin des Hameaux
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h45Montgellafrey (38 km)
Winter trail n°2 Sentier des Paquiers
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h30Saint-François-Longchamp (38 km)
Mountain bike tour n°3 : the "Sapin" route
Mountain bike itineraryEasy25 minSaint-François-Longchamp (38 km)
The Séran and the Cerveyrieu waterfall
HikeEasy2h30Artemare (39 km)
Winter trail n°8 Les Gens Heureux
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h30Montaimont (40 km)


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