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Chambery, experience the unforgettable in the french Alps Mountains

Chambery, in the Rhone-Alpes region in the southeast of France, is home to the impressive Castle of the Dukes of Savoy, founded in the 11th Century. Stroll through the pretty cobbled streets in the fresh Alpine air, soak up the atmosphere at the lively Place St-Leger and don’t miss the quirky Elephant Fountain.

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Enjoy wandering in the charming old town of the historic capital of Savoie. You will be intrigued by many splendid old mansions that belonged to the nobility of Savoie. Here and there, admire some magnificent indoor staircases and picturesque statues from the 19th century.

You can also visit the Saint François de Sales Cathedral which houses the widest trompe-l’oeil painted surface in Europe. If you wish to learn more about the history of Savoie, discover the Savoisien Museum located in the former Franciscan convent. The abundant gastronomy of Savoie offers among others the famous cheese fondue.

Above all, Chambery is one of the best ways for reaching the Alps mountains by train.

Chambéry station(s)

Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Chambéry.

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