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Le Châtelard

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Le Châtelard - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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Le Châtelard is the capital of the canton of the same name.

In the heart of the Bauges (Savoie, Regional Natural Park), the Châtelard is a mountain village of 649 inhabitants. Its old town is visible from a distance, perched on an ice bolt that serves as border between the "front Bauges" (east) and "Bauges behind" (west).

The village's history is closely linked to its status as capital of Canton, the country's agricultural tradition and small local businesses.

The local specialty is of course the cheese including the Tome Bauges (AOC). Many other specialties are also present in the solid chocolates, organic breads and pastries, aromatic and medicinal plants bio ...

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Châtelard
Postcode73630
Latitude45.6838140 (N 45° 41’ 2”)
Longitude6.1378230 (E 6° 8’ 16”)
AltitudeFrom 608m to 1920m
Surface area18.00 km²
Population715 inhabitants
Density39 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (46 km, 43 min)
Insee code73081
IntercommunalityCA du Grand Chambéry
DepartmentSavoie
TerritoryAlps
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

La Motte-en-Bauges2.6 km (5 min)
La Compôte3.8 km (6 min)
École5.1 km (7 min)
Lescheraines5.9 km (9 min)
Doucy-en-Bauges7.1 km (13 min)
Arith7.1 km (11 min)
Jarsy7.4 km (11 min)
Bellecombe-en-Bauges8 km (13 min)
Aillon-le-Vieux8.5 km (12 min)
Sainte-Reine10 km (12 min)
Allèves10.9 km (15 min)
Aillon-le-Jeune11.4 km (18 min)
Le Noyer11.4 km (17 min)
Saint-François-de-Sales11.9 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Classical Music Festival Music and Nature: every year in July and August, in the Regional Natural Park of the Bauges.

Photos

The water Châtelard (© C. Haas)
The water Châtelard (© C. Haas)
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Le Châtelard in the Mist (© Ms. Devaut)
Le Châtelard in the Mist (© Ms. Devaut)
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Le Châtelard (© Dominique Boccon Ondoure)
Le Châtelard (© Dominique Boccon Ondoure)
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The ancient village of Châtelard (© Christine Haas)
The ancient village of Châtelard (© Christine Haas)
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Attilly, hamlet Châtelard (© Christine Haas)
Attilly, hamlet Châtelard (© Christine Haas)
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Le Villaret, hamlet Châtelard (© Christine Haas)
Le Villaret, hamlet Châtelard (© Christine Haas)
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The waterfall Pissieu (© Christine Bertone)
The waterfall Pissieu (© Christine Bertone)
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Bauges (© Christine Bertone)
Bauges (© Christine Bertone)
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Bauges (© Christine Bertone)
Bauges (© Christine Bertone)
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Ski Aillons to 20 minutes from Châtelard (© OT)
Ski Aillons to 20 minutes from Châtelard (© OT)
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skiing in Savoie Grand Revard (Solignac ©)
skiing in Savoie Grand Revard (Solignac ©)
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Weather

Saturday 1 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C
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Sunday 2 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 20°C
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Monday 3 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden paraglider flight above Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € to 150 € Doussard (12.3 km)
Paragliding above Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 145 € Doussard (12.7 km)
Tandem paraglider on Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € to 150 € Doussard (12.8 km)
Maiden paraglider flight in Annecy
Sports sensations85 € to 190 € Doussard (13.1 km)
Rejuvenation by a nature outing
Nature and the great outdoors35 € to 320 € Aix-les-Bains (17.8 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mountain Coal
HikeIntermediate6:00Lathuile (9.6 km)
Taillefer Duingt loop
HikeIntermediate3:30Lathuile (12 km)
The Arc Pass
HikeIntermediate5:00Pussy (28 km)
Arpettaz Lake
Village visitIntermediate4:30Celliers (32 km)
Donkey rides
Horse rideEasy1:00Belley (37 km)

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