Chambery tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chambery: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to visit and explore

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Chambery. For detailed visitor information see the Chambery travel guide.

Chambery is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Savoie department (general information: Chambery is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Chambery include "secteur sauvegarde" and "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 29 km and Les-7-Laux at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chambery, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chambery in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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Map of places to visit near Chambery

Markets in and near Chambery

Market days in Chambery: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday;

  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (18km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (20km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Chambery, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chambery, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chambery.


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (21km)
  • Chartreuse (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (10km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (23km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (11km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (38km)
  • Roc de Chere (38km)
  • Gorges du Fier (38km)
  • Mont Veyrier (42km)
  • Mont Jalla (43km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (10km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (14km)
  • Morestel (37km)
  • Saint-Gervais (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambery

Canton: Chambéry

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73000

Distance to Chambery

from Chambery (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 233 km

from Bordeaux: 515 km

from Strasbourg: 363 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chambery from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): 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.

This page in French: Visiter Chambery