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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Chambéry - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude45.5646010 (N 45° 33’ 53”)
Longitude5.9177810 (E 5° 55’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 245m to 560m
Surface area20.99 km²
Population60299 inhabitants
Density2872 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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Saturday 28 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 9°C
Sunday 29 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 9°C
Monday 30 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 8°C

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 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)
Tandem paragliding for all
Sports sensations75 € to 140 € Saint-Hilaire (28 km)
Horse riding in the Alps
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 950 € La Ferrière (30 km)
Karting at one of Europe’s most beautiful sites
Sports sensations24 € Rumilly (30 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Séran and the Cerveyrieu waterfall
HikeEasy2h30Artemare (39 km)
Arpettaz Lake
Village visitIntermediate4h30Celliers (40 km)
Le Semnoz from the North
Cycling itineraryAthletic1h55Annecy (41 km)
Le Semnoz from the North
Cycling itineraryAthletic2h10Annecy (41 km)
The Arc Pass
HikeIntermediate5h00Pussy (41 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals