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  • Palais de Justice, Chambery
    Palais de Justice, Chambery
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  • View from the Castle Steps
    View from the Castle Steps
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Chambéry Things to Do

  • Castle of the Dukes

    The Castle of the Dukes is without question the most important legacy left to Chambery, but to afford yourself the opportunity of taking a good look at it you will need to get your timing right, as it can only be viewed internally by guided tour.These tours, which can be booked through the Tourist Office in Place du Palais de Justice, are only on...

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  • The Elephant Fountain.

    Erected in 1838 in tribute to General de Boigne who made is wealth in India, and on his return was generous with his wealth in his home town.

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  • The Chateau of the Dukes of Savoy.

    The former home of the Dukes of Savoy is a collection of buildings from middle ages to the present day. There are tours with a guide. Today the Chateau is the seat of the Prefecture, and the local council. In 1500s the holy shroud, now in Turin, was keep in the Chateau.

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    by alectrevor Updated May 20, 2007

    The train station at Chambery France is on the line from Turin, about 3 trains a day. There are regular service to Lyon for connections to Paris, or 3 trains a day direct to Paris. Chambery is in the Rhone-Alpes in France.

    Chambery train station.

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  • Le grand carillon

    Installé dans la tour Yolande de la Sainte-Chapelle gothique du Château des ducs de Savoie, le grand carillon de Chambéry s'élève, dans la pleine harmonie de ses soixante-dix cloches, à la première place en France et la septième du monde. A l'époque de sa construction, il était le plus grand carillon d'Europe.Construit par le Facteur de Carillon...

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  • La fontaine des Eléphants

    La fontaine des Eléphants fut érigée en 1838 par le sculpteur grenoblois Sappey, à la gloire du Général de Boigne (1751-1830) qui acquit gloire et fortune aux Indes. Revenu dans sa ville natale, il sut être généreux et montra qu'il était un urbaniste avisé en perçant au centre de la vieille ville la monumentale "rue de Boigne" bordée de portiques...

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  • La Rue-Basse du Château

    Au Moyen-Age, c'était l'une des artères principales de la ville.De cette époque, elle a gardé son tracé sinueux et quelques boutiques avec étals de pierre.Elle est célèbre pour son passage aérien appelé "Pont des Soupirs".

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