Chambery – Between mountains and lakes
An exceptional sightAn sight
The City of the Count and Dukes of Savoy is ideally lo-cated, between the Jura and the Alps mountains.
The city is the gateway to several parks, notably those of Vanoise, Chartreuse and the Bauges.
A Park and Mountain’s House welcomes the three parks’ offices and houses national mountain concerning associa-tions. Exhititions are held.
|Hotel de la Ville – Municipio Chambery|
Chambéry also owns a 500 square meters Scientific, Tech-nological and Cultural Centre, called Eurêka.
Numerous walkings are possible in mountain or around lakes.
Leading mountain cityLeading city
A mountain tuition pole is held at the Savoy University and a Mountain National Institute has been created. It’s the only one in France!
A city with eventsA events
Chambéry is highlighted by various mountain events.
The International Festival of Mountain Professions takes place in Chambéry every two years, al-ternately with another country.
Other asset : the most fa-mous French skiing resorts are near Chambéry which is an obliga-tory passing gate for the mountain lovers.
Surrounded by lakesSurrounded lakes
Bourget, Saint André, Aigue-belette…
The water reaches 26°C!
The first 2 are easily reachable by cycling paths.
Swimming in summer or skiing in winter, that is the question!
___________Chambéry has numerous assets.
If you need more information about one of the city advantages, please contact the Tourist Office.
The First Novel Festival
The Comic Strip Festival
The International Festival of Folklore
The International Mountain Festival
The fountain of the elephants
The trompe l’oeil
A precious heritageA heritage
The Dukes of Savoy Castle
The Holy Shroud
The « Carillon »
The Charmettes museum of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The Fine Art Museum
The Savoisien Museum
A city with multiple facesA faces
Chambéry, bicycle golden award
Chambéry, golden award for the handi-capped people integration
Night Lighting award
The congress centres
The year program of events of Chambéry
The city gardens
In the mountain heartIn heart
The year events concerning the mountain
The Eurêka Gallery
Gastronomical specialitiesGastronomical specialities
The Chambéry specialities
The Savoy Wine road
The Opinel knife