Chambery is a historic city full of charm, nestled in a valley between the Prealps mountains. One of its most famous landmarks is the stunning Fontaine des Éléphants, a French historical monument from 1838. Many visit the area to wonder at the Place Saint-Léger’s beautiful pastel colours and pink granite that paves the pedestrian thoroughfare. There is a rich food culture with strong Italian influences, so you can sample the delights of Turin during your stay.
Being in the region of Rhone-Alpes in France means that mountains can be seen at the end of most streets and the Arrondissement of Chambéry has 68 kilometres of slopes for skiing. The nearby ski resorts such as Areches-Beaufort, Le Grand Bornand and La Clusaz in the Annecy mountains, Saint Martin de Belleville and Bourg Saint Maurice, Paradiski provide a wide variety of activities and entertainment. Choose from hundreds of slopes ranging from green to black that are suitable for all abilities, with the tallest resort standing at 3,00m.