Your holiday to Chambery starts here
Situated in the heart of Savoie in the Rhone-Alpes, the town of Chambery is famed for its art and history. Close by are the some of the world’s most famous ski resorts and some of the largest lakes in France. Whether you plan to relax and admire the scenery or take a drive to the slopes, Chambery is a fantastic place to visit to explore this area of France.
Things to do in Chambery
Located near to the French Alps, Chambery offers visitors the chance to experience the ski slopes. For those looking for something less energetic, enjoy the 360 degree views of the Alps or take a visit to the regional natural parks of Chartreuse, the Bauges and the Vanoise National Park.
On Saturdays, there is a busy local market selling fresh cheeses, meats and other local produce, giving visitors a chance to experience local foods and the vibe of the market.
Sailing and rock climbing are popular in the area as well as a wide range of snow sports. During the summer, the Tour de France cycling race passes through the area and is ideal for fans of cycling.
There are a number of bus and walking tours for visitors to experience the area. For more energetic visitors, hire a bicycle and explore beautiful Chambery. Take the north cycle route out of the city towards the Lake at Bourget or the south route to the local vineyards.
There are a wide variety of dining options in Chambery, from traditional and modern French to international options. Sample some of the local wines, which are made in this area. For a special night out, visit Chateau de Candie, a 14th century chateau, serving a selection of fine French cuisine. Le Tonneau and L’Hypnoteuse offer fantastic value dining out options, as well as the great range of pubs and wine bars in the area.
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Whether you’re looking to explore this region of southern France, relax at the foot of the nearby Alps with a much needed hot chocolate, or take advantage of the nearby cultural and natural beauty the area has to offer, a holiday to Chambery is the perfect place to base yourself. Book today and get a great value break with lastminute.com.