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  Welcome to Chambery

  Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Chambery – The city that stays authentic since 500 years

Chambery is located in the middle of France east, belongs to the region of the Rhone-Alpes, department and district Savoy is Chambery and it has a population of 57,420. It’s a city of medieval style above the old town. As a curiosity that one of the neighborhoods of Madrid is inspired by Chambery. As for monuments, highlight the Dukes of Savoy Castle and Cathedral


As mentioned, Chambery has the merit of keeping intact its old town since 500 years. According you approach the midpoint of the coupling of the Franco-Italian line you can find an important railway center ''Lyon-Turin Ferroviaire". But you won't need to go far from the center of the city to find interesting things, for example:

- Monuments like The castle of Dukes of Savoy castle and cathedral

- The monument of the Elephants Fountain

- The castle of Chambery


You can find shops in the main streets of the city, some of them luxurious, other traditional or specialized. Every two, two as the name implies a gastronomic feast, called BIENNALE DES VINS DE MONTAGNE at Centre des Congrès le Manège held - 73000 – Chambéry

And more events such as:

Savoy Fair in September.

Heritage Days in September.

Wordsearch Fall: late September.

Motor Show: in October.

International Festival of Comics: in October.

Comedy Festival October.

Real Estate Show: in October.

The fall of the first novel in November.

Vida y Sabor Terroirs: end of November.

Christmas market: in December.


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Tourists who choose Chambery as a destination for their holidays choose it also for its climate, a warm and sunny weather that allows touring the city or choose one of the bars and terraces to take a good vermouth with local specialities. The climate is warm and temperate in Chambery average annual temperature is 10.9 Chambery.


There are many options to move you and if you want to visit Chambery. This city is well communicated and has an airport , train and more options Airports: Lyon Saint Exupéry 50 minutes - Geneva airport 1 hour - Chambéry Airport / Savoie 10 minutes. Highways: Lyon, Geneva 1 hour - Annecy, Albertville 30 minutes - 45 minutes from Grenoble. Train: Paris Gare de Lyon at 2:50 - Direct TGV - In winter, almost 2 million skiers pass through the station Chambéry.


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