Chambery travel guide
Visit Chambery: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Chambery travel guide
Location: Chambery is situated in the Savoie department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the east of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Savoie department. (General information: Chambery is 454 km from Paris and 670 km from the port at Calais).
Tourist classifications for Chambery: Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns); Town of Art and history;
Market days in Chambery: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Chambery: these include Aix-les-Bains at 14 km and Belley at 29 km. Les jardins du Prieuré is a listed remarkable garden at 10 km and Nances is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 10 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Chambery, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Chambery
Veyrier du Lac 40km
Lake Annecy 40km
La Clusaz 54km
Note that all distances from Chambery shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Chambery holidays and travel
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Markets near Chambery
- Chambery: market every Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
- Challes-les-Eaux: market every Tuesday & Friday (6km)
- Novalaise: market every Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
- Aix-les-Bains: market every Wednesday & Saturday all day (14km)
- Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market every Wednesday (18km)
- La Rochette: market every Wednesday (19km)
- Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market every Monday (20km)
- Lescheraines: market every Tuesday - seasonal market only - (21km)
- Le Chatelard: market every Friday - seasonal market only - (21km)
- Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market every Wednesday (23km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chambery and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Chambery map below.
Aquarium Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (14km)
Recommended Detour Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (47km)
Regional Natural Parc Massif des Bauges (21km); Chartreuse (22km)
Remarkable Garden Les jardins du Prieuré (10km); Parc du château du Touvet (23km); Jardin du musée Hébert (42km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Roc de Chere (38km); Gorges du Fier (38km); Col de la Croix-de-Fer (44km)
Theme Park Walibi Rhone Alpes (29km)
Map of places to visit near Chambery & Location Information
Distance to Chambery
from Chambery (local prefecture): 1 km
from Paris: 454 km
from Calais: 670 km
from Nice: 233 km
from Bordeaux: 515 km
from Strasbourg: 363 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have found 19 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Chambery): Apremont, Barberaz, Barby, Bassens, Challes-les-Eaux, Cognin, Jacob-Bellecombette, La Motte-Servolex, La Ravoire, Montagnole, Myans, Saint-Alban-Leysse, Saint-Baldoph, Saint-Cassin, Saint-Jean-d'Arvey, Saint-Jeoire-Prieure, Sonnaz, Verel-Pragondran and Vimines.
For driving distances to Chambery from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Chambery