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Trips to Chambery

Chambery travel

Chambery is a picture-perfect town in the Rhône-Alpes region of France. Boasting a stunning natural setting, the town is encircled by spectacular views of the French Alps. The area is ideal for winter adventures due to its proximity to the breath-taking Savoie Mont Blanc and its world famous ski resorts, including Chamonix and Val d'Isère. Located at the crossroads of ancient merchant routes, the town is steeped in history and was once the capital of the independent Savoy state between the 13th and 16th centuries. Nowadays the town is a romantic blend of quaint cobblestone streets and a vibrant café culture overlooked by the majestic Chateau de Ducs de Savoie.

Things to do and places to see in Chambery

Travellers on a trip to Chambery can begin their visit in the town's old town. Fanning out from the central Place Saint Leger are a network of atmospheric streets lined with colourful houses with wrought iron balconies, historical monuments, old mansions and a bustling restaurant and café scene. Key sights include the Chateau de Ducs de Savoie, a fortified castle that was founded in the 11th century, and the Musée de Beaux-Arts (Museum of Fine Arts). The city is also dotted with several pretty gardens and parks, ideal for leisurely strolls.

When visiting Chambery, be sure to:

  • Take a tour of the magnificent Chateau de Ducs de Savoie and the 70 bells of the Grand Carillon'
  • Admire Italian paintings from the 14th - 18th centuries in the Musée de Beaux-Arts
  • Walk down the Rue Croix-d'Or, lined with the town's most elegant old mansions
  • Visit the 15th century Gothic cathedral, home to the largest collection of trompe-l'oeil paintings in Europe
  • Take a breather in the sun-dappled Jardin du Verney, the oldest park in town
  • Visit the Belle-Epoque spa baths and spa park of nearby Aix-les-Bains
  • Taste chartreuse, originally conceived by a Carthusian monk
  • Indulge in a rich and creamy tartiflette and raclette, two traditional dishes made with melted cheese
  • Gaze up and marvel at the paintings that decorate the inside of the Notre Dame Church
  • Hit the lofty mountain slopes of the area's world-leading ski resorts
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Chambery airports

Passengers on a flight to Chambery Savoie International Airport will discover a small airport that provides a gateway to Chambery, Aix-les-Bains and the many world-class ski resorts in the region. The airport is approximately 30-minutes' drive from the city centre.

  • Chambery Airport

    Top airlines

    There are several low-cost airlines operating cheap flights to Chambery including: Flybe and British Airways.

    Location

    Chambery Airport is in Le Viviers du Lac, next to the Bourget Lake, approximately 5 miles north of Chambery and 3.5 miles south of Aix-les-Bains.

    Transport options

    The airport is just off the A43 motorway and car rental agencies are located to the right of the terminal building. There are scheduled coach services operated by Trans'Neige that run from the airport to the ski resorts in the area. The bus station is close to the terminal. Taxis are available in front of the terminal building and the journey time to the centre of Chambery is about ten minutes.

FAQ's about Chambery

When's the best time to book flights to Chambery?
The top month to book flights to Chambery is January, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Chambery flights is November. In third place: December. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets.For the best time to actually travel to Chambery, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Chambery?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Chambery is... February. The next best month to travel to Chambery is December. And let's not forget March, the third top choice for when to go to Chambery. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Chambery is October.
📌 How far is Chambery’s airport from the city centre?
Chambery’s airport Chambery Aix-Les-Bains is located 0 miles from the city centre.

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