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Apremont - Chambéry

Distance 10.1km
Time 5h30
+ 477m
- 565m


In the beginning of the 16th century, the Reform was very successful in Geneva. Following the military defeat of the Duke of Savoie by the Bern-Genevans and the French, the reforms were solidly anchored in the south and the west of the Leman Lake. The influence of Calvin and Farel spread to Chambéry.
The first to be burned at the stake in 1539 in Annecy was Louis Curtet, a chatelain in Chaumont, who had converted to the Gospel. In Chambéry, John Lambert, "a peddler of bad sermons" from Geneva, was burned. Forbidden books were found in 1549 in the cell of the Franciscan Caperon.  In 1555, five young folk were burned on the bridge "pont du Reclus" for having brought "mean little French bibles and a letter from Calvin" on their way to the Vaud valleys. Despite these dramatic tales, most of the times, the repression was content to met out banishments and admonitions.
The massacre of 3000 Vaud inhabitants in 1545 along with the populations wide-spread faith in Catholicism, guaranteed a Catholic victory before the counter-Reformation led by the Duke Emmanuel-Philibert even started.
In the 17th century, the Protestants' situation in Savoie-Piedmont was dependent on the French attitude and the economic necessity of maintaining good relations with Geneva. Conversions were performed in both directions and the two populaces lived in relative peace. In 1655, following the examples of repression against the Huguenots in the Dauphiné and Val Pragelas, the Duke Charles-Emmanuel II put in motion a strict repression in the Vaud valleys of the Piedmont.
However, Protestant indignation throughout Europe forced the Duke to soften his attitude. Following Louis XIV's Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, the Duke did not show great conviction in pursuing refugees headed through the Savoie to Geneva. Louis XIV forced him to forbid Protestantism throughout his lands in 1686. The resistant of the Vaud valleys was then crushed by franco-savoyards troops. Following this, Savoie's membership in the Augsbourg League against France once again protected the Protestants. This allowed a thousand of them to return to their valleys in 1689 (called the "Glorieuse rentrée" - the Glorious Return).


The Rousseau family originates from the south of Paris. Jean-Jacques's ancestor, Didier Rousseau, left France to flee religious persecution against the Protestants. He settled in Geneva in 1549, where he opened an inn. Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born in Geneva on June 28th, 1712. His father was a master clock maker. His mother passed away after giving birth to him. The orphan child was raised under Calvinist teaching. But, following the influence of Madame de Warens, who raised him, Jean-Jacques abjured his Protestant faith and was baptized at the age of 16. Later on, he returned to his Calvinist roots and followed the path for which he is well-known.
In taking a walk through Chambéry, one can follow the steps of Rousseau and thus discover his past as a musician and music theory professor for young girls from good families. One can also discover the impressive "alleys" of Chambéry.
Madame de Warens married an officer at the age of 14. She left him quickly, and then converted to Catholicism in the hopes of social advancement: hopes that were quickly answered by the King of Sardaigne who gave her a roof and a pension so that she could welcome emigrant Swiss Protestants. Thus in March 1728, she welcomed Jean-Jacques Rousseau for the first time in her house in Annecy. He had just fled Geneva after having returned one night to find the gates of the city closed. With nothing holding him back, he took off.  Jean-Jacques was then housed by a monastery in Turin, before once again being housed by Madame de Warens in Annecy in 1729. He then entered seminary, which he quickly fled to head to Lyon.
During this time, Madame de Warens resettled to Chambéry, where the young man joined her again in the fall of 1731. Their apartment was located in the cour du 13 rue de Boigne. A commemorative plaque marks the location. Madame de Warens rented this dark place from Monsieur de Saint-Laurent, who was the King's treasurer, and thus benefited from his protection.
Rousseau found work in the Land Registry attached to a castle which no longer exists. He quit in June of 1732 to focus on his music. Thanks to Madame de Warens’s connections, his students were young ladies from good families. Thus Rousseau saw the doors to Chambery's high society open for him.
To this day, one can visit the center of the town much like Rousseau did when he went to visit his students. The nearest student, was Mademoiselle de Mellarède, who was located in the Dieulefils Hotel (122-128 Place Saint-Léger). One can reach Place Saint-Léger by a dark alley that leaves the courtyard of 13 rue de Boigne. 
From the Place Saint-Léger, several more "alleys" leave the street, passing behind houses where time seems to have been frozen since the 18th century. The alleys are often part of the houses and protected by a roof. The importance of these alleys is explained by three factors. First, it was a necessary choice as Chambéry is built on swamp land, and buildings had to be raised and interconnected. Second, there was a lack of space for construction.  Finally, the "toisage" a local tax, was calculated based on the size of a building's façade.
Mademoiselle de Challes, another of Rousseau's students, lived in the Cordon Hotel (71 rue Saint-Réal). The back of the hotel faces the courtyard of 13 rue de Boigne. Other Rousseau students were: Mademoiselle Costa de Beauregard, who lived at the Costa Hotel which was accessible by 106 rue de la Croix-d'or and 85 place de la Métropole, Mademoiselle Lard, who lived at 10 rue de la Trésorie, and Mademoiselle de Menthon, who lived on rue de la Juiverie.
Rousseau lived for a time in an apartment on rue Saint-Réal. A statue representing him as a "solitary walker" is located on the Lémenc hillock. Between 1736 and 1742, Rousseau and de Warens lived in the Charmettes (above Chambéry) during the summer and fall.
It is at this house in the Charmettes (classified as a historical monument) that the young philosopher supposedly discovered his passion for botany and nature as well as his love for Madam de Warens. This sweet life is the subject of Rousseau’s books V and VI of Confessions as well as the last lines of Reveries of a Solitary Walker. As a self-taught man, it was in the Charmettes that Rousseau began his "stock of ideas" which would serve as the basis for his thoughts.                  
Source : Regards sur Chambéry.
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Tourist information

Théâtre Charles Dullin    Chambéry

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Rebuilt in 1866, this is one of the finest Italian-style theatres in France. It is named after Charles Dullin, a famous actor and director, who was born in Yenne in Savoie.

Téléphone : 04 79 85 55 43

SNCF roundhouse    Chambéry


This unique railway roundhouse, built between 1906 and 1910, features an articulated metal structure similar to the Eiffel Tower. Mandatory guided tours.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Festival jeune public : File dans ta Chamb' !    Chambéry


Exhibition hall and 'Chambres des Comptes' in the Château    Chambéry


Exhibition: The Château, the Savoie, 10 centuries of history Learn more about the history of the Château.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 63 31

The Cathedral's Treasure    Chambéry


Open on Saturday afternoons from May to September. A guide will present the most beautiful pieces of the Trésor de la Cathédrale de Chambéry, from a wonderful collection of liturgical objects dating from the 12th - 19th centuries.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Statue des Frères de Maistre    Chambéry

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A statue of the Maistre brothers, carved by Dubois in 1899.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Statue d'Antoine Favre    Chambéry


This statue of Antoine Favre was carved by the sculptor Guméry in 1865.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Carré Curial    Chambéry


Former 19th-century Napoleonic barracks transformed into a business and cultural centre.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Statue La Sasson    Chambéry


La Sasson, carved by Alexandre Falguière in 1892.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Jean-Jacques Rousseau statue    Chambéry


Statue de Jean-Jacques Rousseau, sculpted by Mars Valett in 1910.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Château des Ducs de Savoie    Chambéry


Stronghold, princely palace and symbol of the power of the Counts and Dukes of the Savoie, the Château des Ducs de Savoie brings together a remarkable collection of buildings, constructed between the 18th century and the present day. It is currently the seat of the Préfecture and Département of Savoie.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 63 60

Townhouses    Chambéry


Discover the large number of townhouses in the old town of Chambéry.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Espace Malraux    Chambéry

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Entertainment hall, built in 1987 by Mario Botta.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Médiathèque Jean-Jacques Rousseau    Chambéry


Built in 1992 by Aurelio Galfetti, the architect behind the Ecole Tessinoise, this building completes the renovation of Curial, the former Napoleonic barracks.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Hôtel de Ville    Chambéry


This building by Charles-Bernard Pellegrini was one of the first examples of French architecture after the Savoie region was annexed to France in 1863.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Palais de Justice    Chambéry


This is the last Sardinian-style building in Chambéry, built between 1850-1860. Built originally for the Sénat de Savoie, it has been used for the Regional Court and Appeal Court since the Savoie region was annexed by France.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Eglise Saint-Jean Bosco    Chambéry


A cylindrical church built in 1956 according to designs by Pierre Jomain. Its remarkable spherical vault is made up of 60,000 'fusée céramique' vaults.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Chapelle de la Visitation    Chambéry

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Known today as the Chapelle Vaugelas, this building is reminiscent of the important Couvent des Visitadines de Chambéry, built in the 17th century and demolished in 1889.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Eglise du Sacré Cœur    Chambéry

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An oval-shaped church built between 1962-1966 by Pierre Jomain. Stained-glass windows by Arcabas.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Sainte-Chapelle du château des ducs de Savoie    Chambéry


Built in the 15th century during the reign of Amadeus VIII, the first Duke of Savoy, this is a fine chapel built in a flamboyant gothic style.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Parc du Talweg    Chambéry

This fine hilly 43-hectare park in the Hauts de Chambéry district is a vast green area where you can do some fitness exercises, play football, French bowls or simply go for a walk. The park also has a multi-sports area.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20

Forêt des Monts    Chambéry

This 15-hectare forest above the town is unusual because it includes an area near the cliffs, situated on surface-level hot and dry limestone. As a result, a 'Mediterranean' vegetation thrives here - somewhat unexpected in the Savoie!

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20

Parc de la Calamine    Chambéry


Located near the town centre, this natural woodland park, interspersed with sunny clearings, lies at the bottom of the Charmettes valley, on the lower slopes of the Colline de Bellevue.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20

Parc du Mas-Barral    Chambéry

This public park in the Bissy district has around 100 trees of 50 different varieties, which are especially notable for their height: a 50-metre-high plane tree, a 30-metre-high fir, and also several very large beech trees.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20

Jardin des Charmettes    Chambéry

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau said that he discovered botany and his love of nature at the Charmettes. The premises (the gardens adjacent to the museum, the orchard and the vineyards) have been redeveloped in the 18th-century style.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20




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Yvoire excursion    Chambéry

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Fulled - Exursion at holiday on ice show    Chambéry


Guided tour in french : Château, Ruelles et Confidences    Chambéry


Visit the castle and its neighborhood with a guide-lecturer: the Sainte-Chapelle, the medieval area, the alleys, the mansions... Visit in french.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Guided tour : Les allées contées    Chambéry


Annecy Desalpe excursion    Chambéry

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Guided tour: The Railway Rotunda    Chambéry




Milano excursion (Italy)    Chambéry


Excursion at Morges : Tulipe festivities    Chambéry


Torino and Susa excursion    Chambéry

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Museum d'Histoire Naturelle    Chambéry


The Museum is now run entirely by volunteers from the Fédération d'Histoire Naturelle. Within its walls are thousands of species: animals, insects, molluscs - all collected by enthusiastic amateurs. Free guided tours.

Téléphone : 04 79 62 18 68

Cascades de Jacob    Jacob-Bellecombette


Close to Chambéry, the three Cascades de Jacob break the flow of the Nant du Pontet, a stream originating from the slopes of the Chartreuse. Accessible via a public footpath, this green oasis contains many natural wonders.

Téléphone : 04 79 69 08 37

Musée des Beaux Arts    Chambéry


The renovated Musée des Beaux Arts contains a collection largely composed of Italian works from the end of the Middle Ages to the beginning of the 20th century, but it also displays works that help us to understand the history of art in the Savoy region.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 75 03

Chambéry old town    Chambéry


The old own of Chambéry is characterised by a maze of streets and private mansions. The Piedmont-style architecture is often enhanced by decorative elements (trompe-l'oeil, ironwork, sculpture, etc.). Guided tours all the year round.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Les Charmettes, House of Jean-Jacques Rousseau    Chambéry


Nestling in a quiet valley overlooking Chambéry, this country house was the home of Jean-Jacques Rousseau when he stayed with Mme de Warrens from 1736 to 1742.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 39 44

Savoy Museum - Temporary closure    Chambéry


This museum is housed in a former 13th-century monastery adjoining the cathedral, and is one of the city’s oldest buildings. Since 1913, it has exhibited archaeological, ethnographic and historic collections from Savoy.

Téléphone : 04 56 42 43 43

St. Francis de Sales Cathedral    Chambéry

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It was built in the 15th century by the Franciscans and became a cathedral in 1779, when the diocese of Chambéry was created. Behind a simple façade, it houses the largest collection of trompe-l'oeil paintings in Europe (6000m²).

Téléphone : 04 79 33 25 00
Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Clos Savoiroux Park    Chambéry


This park is very rich in tree and shrub varieties, with vast lawns and very fine conifers. In the upper part of the park is a bronze statue of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, with the quotation: "Here began the brief happiness of my life".

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20

Jardin des Senteurs    Chambéry

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In the park surrounding the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, enjoy a stroll through the Jardin des Senteurs. You'll discover many aromatic plants in a quiet and peaceful atmosphere in the heart of Chambéry.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20

Buisson Rond Park and the Chateau de Boigne    Chambéry

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The Buisson Rond Park is one of the main green spaces in the town. It includes an Alpine rose garden and a 19th century chateau, which formerly belonged to Benoît de Boigne.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20

Cité des Arts    Chambéry


Work of Yann Kerommes and Aurelio Galfetti, the Cité des Arts is housing the Conservatory of Regional Influence of music, dance and drama, but the Municipal Art School and many musical associations.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 23 70

Grand Carillon    Chambéry


The Grand Carillon ("Great Bells") was built in 1993 and placed in the Yolande Tower that stands next to the chevet of the Holy Chapel of the Dukes of Savoy Castle. The bells were made by the Pacard Foundry. With 70 bells, this is the biggest set of bells in France and the 8th biggest in the world.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47



A small original fountain with snails crossing the pool.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Hôtel de Cordon - Centre d'Interprétation de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine    Chambéry


The Centre d'Interprétation de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine de Chambéry is located in a former mansion - the Hôtel de Cordon. Originally built in the 16th century, its main outer walls and internal layout were modified in the 18th century.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 15 94

Deux Bourneaux Fountain    Chambéry

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An ancient fountain, dating from 1669.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47



This nice fountain, dating from 1752 is ornamtenting the courtyard of the Hôtel de la Pérousse.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Elephants Fountain    Chambéry

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One of the town’s emblematic monuments, this fountain was built in 1838 to pay tribute to General de Boigne, a major benefactor of Chambéry, his native town.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Notre Dame Church    Chambéry

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This baroque-style church is all that remains of a vast Jesuit convent. It contains a 17th century marble and gilded wood altarpiece, a 19th century organ and The Virgin of the Rosary, a remarkable work by one of David's pupils.

Téléphone : 04 79 68 96 50
Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Verney Gardens    Chambéry

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This is the oldest park in the town, a gift to the people of Chambéry by Amadeus VI in 1381. A large variety of trees, plants and floral compositions produce a whole mosaic of colours.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 20 20

St. Peter de Lemenc Church    Chambéry

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Built on the primitive side of the town, the church is notable for its crypt, religious vestige among the oldest and most beautiful of Savoy.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 35 53
Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

Eureka Gallery - Mountain Area    Chambéry


The Eureka Gallery is Chambéry’s Centre for Scientific Culture. Its interactive and playful exhibitions are a way to introduce the world of science to as many people as possible.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 04 25


Posté par Christiane sur le chemin des Huguenots le 08/06/2019 :

 Pour cette étape le balisage est plus qu'aléatoire,  pour un chemin validé en GR il y a encore à améliorer.... 

Posté par Christiane sur le chemin des Huguenots le 08/06/2019 :

Les hébergeurs dans l'ensemble disent tous qu'aucune information ne leur a été donné à propos de ce chemin,  qu'ils ne le savent que depuis très peu de temps.  Dommage,  Peut-être un peu de promo ou info vers les offices de tourisme et les mairies? 

Posté par Johannes Melsen le 28/03/2014 :

Le tracé français du sentier "Sur les pas des Huguenots" est actuellement en cours d'homologation en tant que GR.

Ceci induit certaines modifications de tracé. Dans un proche futur le parcours ne passera plus par Les Marches mais continuera après Barraux en direction de Bellecombe, Apremont et Saint-Baldoph.

Ce tronçon n'est actuellement pas encore balisé. Aussi nous préconisons qu'en attendant que ce balisage se réalise et que la topo-fiche puisse être mise en ligne, les randonneurs continuent à passer par les Marches et le Lac Saint-André. 

En vous remerciant pour votre compréhension.

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Tourist Offices

Chambery Tourist Information Centre "Culture and heritage"    Tourism institutionsChambéry


Today included in Greater Chambéry Alps Tourism, Chambéry Tourist Information Center exists since 1896 and was one of the first created in France. Do not hesitate to take advantage of its long experience and its services.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 42 47

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Gathié Marie-Claude    Bed & breakfastSaint-Baldoph

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Bed and breakfast composed of a large suite with private lounge. It is located in a beautiful contemporary country house, in the heart of a wooded and flowered property of 3600m². A spacious and warm accomodation with a modern country charm.

Téléphone : 04 79 28 34 42
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Au Refuge Renoir    Bed & breakfastChambéry

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Large flat on two levels (105m²) with parental suite (30m²), including a private bathroom, a night-time area with large bed and a daytime area with convertible sofa-bed and desk. A haven of peace with a cosy mountain chalet atmosphere right in the city centre.

Téléphone : 06 52 14 76 06

PetitHôtelConfidentiel    HotelChambéry


A small, cosy and intimate ‘hotel boutique’ located in a sumptuous 15th century mansion, in the heart of the historical town centre and at the foot of the Dukes of Savoy Castle. Each of the 18 suites is decorated with taste and elegance, with first-rate comfort guaranteed.

Téléphone : 04 79 26 24 17

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1 large attic chambre d'hôte: 1 double bed. 1st floor fully reserved for the guests: large private lounge ( tv, dvd player, hifi, wifi), shower room.Other lounge in common (canadian stove, tv, dvd). Double garage. Skiing at Le Granier 15km, Le Désert d'Entremont 21 km. Spa Challes les Eaux. Nice modern and stylish house, located on a superb wooded and flower-filled property. Large terrace exposed. Residential area at the heart of the borough. Very cosy and attractive.

Téléphone : 04 79 28 34 42
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Le Cinq Hyper Centre    HotelChambéry


In the very heart of the city, in a modern and comfortable hotel, enjoy your stay in the most baroque-like of the contemporary hotels in Chambéry. A step or two away from the train station and the major roadlinks, Le Cinq, with its heated indoor swimming pool, is an ideal destination.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 51 18

Hôtel Actuel Chambéry Centre Gare    Hotel - restaurantChambéry


Centrally located hotel, opposite the train station, close to Chambéry historical centre. Soundproofed and renovated. Canal + (Sport, Cinema channels). Free Wifi.

Téléphone : 04 79 44 32 75

Mercure Chambéry Centre    HotelChambéry

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Located between lakes and mountains, the Mercure Chambéry center hotel welcomes you for your family holidays or business trips. Located opposite the train station, the reception team is there to welcome you 24/24, 7/7.

Téléphone : 04 79 62 10 11

Ô Pervenches    Hotel - restaurantChambéry


A charming little hotel in the heart of the Charmettes valley... In peace and quiet, and a natural environment, come and recharge your batteries at the Ô Pervenches hotel. 300 m from Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s house and only 1 km from Chambéry town centre.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 34 26

Ibis Budget Chambéry Centre    HotelChambéry


B&B Chambéry    HotelChambéry


Hotel situated 900m from Chambéry town centre, easy access to the Parc des Expositions, close to bus stop and bypass exit #14 La Cassine.

Téléphone : 0 892 78 80 28

Campanile    Hotel - restaurantChambéry

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Cosy and immaculate rooms. Our three watchwords for our rooms are comfort, quiet and relaxation. Premium bedding, free wifi, convenient and functional bathroom and a welcome tray.

Téléphone : 04 79 25 98 98

La Maison Rouge    Hotel - restaurantBarberaz


AIdeally situated on the outskirts of Chambéry, this hotel complex offers comfortable rooms, a restaurant and bar with private facilities for groups and a wellness centre. Easy parking (120 spaces).

Téléphone : 04 79 60 05 00

Les Cabanes de la Maison Rouge    Hotel - restaurantBarberaz


A new room concept, thought like the authentic huts of our childhood, where wood is omnipresent, from walls to ceilings. Associated with stone and touches of vitamined but discreet colors, each bedroom offers a natural and soft atmosphere, emblematic of a certain art de vivre.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 05 00

Kyriad Chambery Centre Curial    HotelChambéry


Our accommodation unites the comfort of an apartment (bathroom and separate toilet, kitchenette) and the services of a hotel (free wifi, 24-hour reception, fitness room, covered car park, etc.).

Téléphone : 04 79 36 13 64

Première Classe    HotelChambéry


500 m from Chambéry-Nord tollbooth on the A43/41 motorway. 5 mn from the town centre and 20 mn from the ski resorts. Our air-conditioned rooms can accommodate up to 3 people. Free wifi in every room.

Téléphone : 04 79 26 02 90

Ibis    HotelChambéry


The Ibis hotel is situated 1 km from the Lyon-Modane motorway (A43) exit, only a 5 mn drive from the historic centre, and 8 km away from Lake Bourget (cycle paths nearby). Reception open round the clock.

Téléphone : 04 79 69 28 36

Brit'Hôtel Chambéry    Hotel - restaurantChambéry


We promise you a warm welcome. The rooms have been entirely renovated, with new bedding, flat screen TVs and wifi. You will love the easy and direct access to the town centre and to the A41/43 motorways. Dinner, bed & breakfast package available.

Téléphone : 04 79 84 54 44

Théâtre Hôtel    HotelChambéry

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A hotel in the heart of the old town, near the Espace Malraux, the Manège Congress Centre and the Charles Dullin Theatre. Close to the Chateau and the University of Savoy. 25 top-quality rooms with bathroom, toilet, hairdryer, DTTV, etc.

Téléphone : 04 79 85 76 79

Château de Candie    Hotel - restaurantChambéry

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At the heart of a lovely wooded park, the Château de Candie offers 28 luxurious, refined and customised guestrooms and suites, with a very fine gastronomic restaurant: l’Orangerie, and its Brasserie : La Cantine de Candie.

Téléphone : 04 79 96 63 00

Best Western Alexander Park    Hotel - restaurantChambéry


500m from the motorway toll “Chambery Nord”, exit n°14. Easy to get to, free private car park. 5mn from the town centre, large park, 100 soundproofed and air-conditioned rooms. Restaurant, bar, reception room and outdoor swimming pool.

Téléphone : 04 79 68 60 00

Hôtel des Princes    HotelChambéry


This hotel combines the refinement of a 3-star establishment and a warm and family-like welcome. Located right in the heart of Chambery’s old town, this ancient convent has been renovated and transformed into a charming hotel. A cosy destination where you will feel at home.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 45 36

Ibis Styles Chambéry Centre Gare    HotelChambéry


A completely soundproofed and air-conditioned hotel, next to the train station and handy for public transport and the city centre.

Téléphone : 04 79 62 37 26

L'Ermitage    Bed & breakfastChambéry


A villa in a quiet area, 1.5 km from the town centre, and with a view on the mountains. A chalet-style family suite with two independent bedrooms, one with a balcony and a private mezzanine living room. Tasty breakfast served at the swimming pool in summer.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 49 18
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La Vie de Bohème    Bed & breakfastChambéry


A 50m² suite in a beautiful 18th century mansion situated in the heart of the historic town, at the foot of the castle. Private floor with living room (two 80x200 beds), kitchenette and large bedroom (one 160x200 bed). Bathroom and shower. 2 TVs. Baby facilities.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 06 42
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La Cantine de Candie    Hotel-RestaurantChambéry

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In the idyllic setting of the park of the charming Château de Candie, La Cantine offers delicious and mouth-watering menus with a selection of excellent quality wine, at a reasonable price. Impeccable and attentive service, neat dishes, relaxed atmosphere.

Téléphone : 04 79 96 63 00

Café de la Place    RestaurantChambéry

Café restaurant in the heart of the historical center of Chambéry, home cooking with fresh and seasonal products, in a bistro setting.

Téléphone : 04 79 28 16 21

Onze grandes et trois petites    RestaurantChambéry


"Onze grandes et Trois petites, cuisine et vins" is a restaurant only a step or two away from the Castle of the Dukes of Savoy, in a perfect setting blending history and modernity. Traditional cuisine with only fresh products from the market in front, and a great wine menu - let the wine-waiter help you choose.

Téléphone : 04 79 62 66 74

Bio Dîner    RestaurantChambéry


Bio Dîner, snacks to take away, some seating and terrace on Place Grenette from May to October. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian home cooking with organic farming produce, as local as possible.

Téléphone : 04 56 29 12 17
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Les Gourmands Disent...    RestaurantChambéry


Les Gourmands Disent... welcomes you in a modern and colourful setting. Come and enjoy our original cuisine accompanied by some traditional wines.

Le Vivaldi    RestaurantChambéry

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A friendly restaurant in the pedestrian and historic area. Pleasant summer terrace. Out-of-the-ordinary pizzas, pasta, salads and meat dishes.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 58 42

Pepe    RestaurantChambéry

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Meat, pasta, pizza, fish, risotto... a delight for your palate. Late opening hours.

Téléphone : 04 79 85 80 15

Happy Juice    RestaurantChambéry

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In the heart of the historic centre with a terrace in the pedestrian area, fresh produce, balanced meals and a welcome, delicious break. Our specialities: smoothies and milk-shakes, as well as pancakes, wraps, pasta, omelettes, salads, sandwiches... To eat on the spot or to take away.

Téléphone : 04 79 84 56 08


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Quai des Arts Café Bookstore    RestaurantChambéry


The subtle scent of coffee, large wooden tables, cosy and comfortable armchairs, all surrounded by bookcases and a team ready to do (almost) anything to offer you a unique experience... Welcome, you are at Quai des Arts !

Téléphone : 06 13 63 28 47









Le Palais indien    RestaurantChambéry


Top-quality Indian restaurant. Spices are our speciality. You will enjoy our typical dishes, fresh and homemade, particularly our baignan bartha, a delicious caviar of aubergines, served with a traditional bread nan. Indian wines available.

Téléphone : 04 79 44 84 51

La Taverne Saint Léger    RestaurantChambéry

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Right in the heart of the historical centre of Chambéry, next to the clock tower in Place Saint Léger, this pub-restaurant serves traditional home-made food with fresh products and Savoy specialities, Convivial easy-going atmosphere.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 18 80

La Cantine    RestaurantChambéry

Brasserie Les Barjots    RestaurantChambéry


A large (650 m2) traditional restaurant with a 90-place car park, opposite the Phare (a concert hall and sports events venue with 6000 seats). Dish of the day or menu, groups welcome.

Téléphone : 04 79 75 27 99

L'Arbre à Bières    RestaurantChambéry


Small bar of the heart chambérien proposing numerous regional and world beers & Alsatian flambé pie restaurant (traditional and more) !!!

Téléphone : 04 79 69 46 51

Café Chabert    RestaurantChambéry


Almost a family restaurant-bar atmosphere with straightforward traditional cooking and regional specialities such as diots and crozets, tartiflette and croziflette... Great value for money, a simple and convivial atmosphere. Wine by the glass.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 20 35

Flunch Chambéry Chamnord    RestaurantChambéry


Unbeatable prices and freedom of self-service ! Our mission is to ensure a complete and balanced meal at affordable prices for all budgets and at any hour of the day.

Téléphone : 04 79 68 70 04


Ô Pervenches    Hotel-RestaurantChambéry

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In a green setting only 1 km from Chambéry town centre, get away from it all with your loved one, your family, your friends or on business, and enjoy our fine gourmet meals blending traditional recipes and modern techniques.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 34 26

L'Emulsion    RestaurantChambéry

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Two former students from the Paul Bocuse Institute have opened this restaurant a step or two away from the Court of Justice. Their delicate gourmet cuisine, based on fresh regional produce, is served in a brown and grey stonework decor.

Téléphone : 04 79 84 24 15

Le Bistrot    RestaurantChambéry


The Bistrot restaurant is in Rue du Théâtre, in a setting with the colours of the Belle Epoque. You would think you were in Paris a century ago. The Chef, Sylvain Bailly, prepares a gastronomic cuisine with fine and elegant dishes. Catering service available.

Téléphone : 09 82 32 10 78

Le Maharaja    RestaurantChambéry


Maharaja is well located in the historical centre, with a beautiful terrace. It invites its guests on a culinary journey to the Indies. Cuisne combining tradition and contemporary, enhanced by a carefully selected blend of ingredients.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 65 04

La Maison Rouge    Hotel-RestaurantBarberaz


The restaurant team and the Chef at the Maison Rouge will take you by surprise with their authentic cuisine, simple and rich in flavour.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 07 00

La Spagheteria    RestaurantChambéry


A magnificent setting with warm colours in an Italian style. Over 60 different dishes : carpaccio, antipasti, pizzas, Milanese veal cutlets, fresh gnocchi with king prawns italian burger... Not to mention our Savoy specialities and a wide range of home-made desserts. Pasta and pizzas to take away.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 27 62

Cafétéria des Eléphants    RestaurantChambéry


Close to the Elephant fountain, the Cafétéria des Eléphants welcomes you in a pleasant and elegant interior and offers a wide choice of traditional dishes for every budget.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 46 98


Gran Torino    RestaurantChambéry


A unique concept of catering, comfortable in his own city, at ease in his time and proud of its multi- identity !! Guests can enjoy local specialties, generous dishes, refined classics in a brasserie atmosphere.

Téléphone : 04 79 62 22 10

Au Bureau    RestaurantChambéry


A pub-restaurant open for lunch and dinner. Pleasant and cosy decor. Wide range of draft beers. Sport on our flat screen TV. Bar open all day. Come and pay us a visit!

Téléphone : 04 79 33 04 32


La Cerise sur le Chapô    RestaurantChambéry


This real Breton creperie offers 100% gluten-free buckwheat pancakes, pancakes, various salads and ice creams. Handmade Breton cider.

Téléphone : 04 79 60 86 70

Café de Paris    RestaurantChambéry

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Lunchtime only. Set menus: starter + dish of the day or dish of the day + dessert. A la carte menu. In the afternoon: waffles, pancakes and ice creams.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 22 35

Brasserie Le Z    RestaurantChambéry

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Brasserie Le Z is above all a contemporary city-pub atmosphere. Open every day for original recipes made from fresh market produce and seafood. A delicious combination of a cosy atmosphere, a warm welcome and user-friendliness

Téléphone : 04 79 85 96 87

L'Actuel    Hotel-RestaurantChambéry


Situated opposite the train station, the Actuel serves traditional meals, as well as pizzas and snacks. Set menus, dish of the day, à la carte dishes and pizzas. Enjoy some tapas at the bar on summer weekends. Home cooking prepared by our chef.

Téléphone : 04 79 44 32 75

Pizza Martine    RestaurantChambéry

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A choice of 35 pizzas, tartiflette, boite chaude (potato speciality), lasagna, salads, pasta, desserts. 3 different sizes of pizza to take away. Home-made pizza dough.

Téléphone : 04 79 85 51 91

On ne parle pas la bouche pleine    RestaurantChambéry

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Traditional bistro in the heart of the commercial area of Chamnord, between Chambéry and Aix-les-Bains. Easy access and parking.Thematic evenings. Groups welcome.

Téléphone : 04 79 85 18 65

Brasserie Folliet    RestaurantChambéry


Ideally located in the town centre, right next to the market, the Brasserie Folliet is an ideal destination for coffee and lemonade fans during the day, and for those in search of a high-quality, low-priced, innovative yet light food at lunchtime.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 76 02

La Brasserie du Théâtre    RestaurantChambéry

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Traditional and local cooking, based on fresh produce.

Téléphone : 04 79 25 56 10

L'Orangerie    Hotel-RestaurantChambéry

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L’Orangerie invites you to enjoy an outstanding experience in a confidential and friendly atmosphere. Our chef's gastronomic and inventive cuisine will take you on a subtle journey through flavours and savours.

Téléphone : 04 79 96 63 00

La Maniguette    RestaurantChambéry


Fine gourmet cuisine focused on flavours and seasonal produce, in a historic setting tastefully combining contemporary and antique styles...

Téléphone : 04 79 62 25 26

L'Atelier    RestaurantChambéry

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Le Sporting    RestaurantChambéry

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2 dining rooms and 2 terraces in the pedestrian area with traditional Savoy cooking as our speciality. A cosy and rustic interior. Regional menus and all the Savoy specialties served traditionally (you can watch our chefs cooking the dishes).

Téléphone : 04 79 33 17 43

Le Saint-Real    RestaurantChambéry


An 18th century residence, right in the town centre, between the famous Elephant Fountain and the Castle of the Dukes of Savoy. Quality cooking with fresh seasonal produce. Refined decor, ideal for all occasions.

Téléphone : 04 79 70 09 33

La Trattoria - Alexander Park Restaurant    Hotel-RestaurantChambéry

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In a contemporary setting, Alexander Park offers à la plancha cuisine, regional dishes and Chef suggestions according to the market of the day.

Téléphone : 04 79 68 60 00

Le Savoyard    RestaurantChambéry


Located only a step or two away from Chambéry's historical centre, the Savoyard combines tradition and creativity in modern and friendly surroundings.

Téléphone : 04 79 33 36 55


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La Grange    RestaurantChambéry


Cosy and rustic restaurant with a typical Savoy setting and a warm atmosphere, a step or two away from Chambéry’s historical centre. Come and enjoy our local and traditional specialities.

Téléphone : 04 79 85 60 31



Le Carré des Sens    RestaurantChambéry


In the centre of Chambéry, a step or two away from the Congress Centre and the pedestrian areas, the Carré des Sens will always close at hand! Semi-gastronomic cuisine and seasonal market menu.

Téléphone : 04 79 65 98 07


Mc Donald's Chamnord    RestaurantChambéry


Kids' play area (Ronaldland). Unlimited free wifi. Order your meal from the terminal in the restaurant. Breakfast available. The McCafé is open from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm.

Téléphone : 04 79 69 39 29

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