Chambery is located about 55 km north of Grenoble, lies just south of Lac du Bourget in a valley separating the Chartreuse Massif Massif Les Bauges. Located at the entrance to the Alpine valleys, Chambery is an important frontier in the way to Italy from France through the Alps, and also a gateway to many ski resorts to be found nearby. Chambery was the capital of Savoy and enjoyed a little a Dorada during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The narrow winding streets that lead to cobbled courtyards are typical of Chambery place and make a picturesque village, well preserved and offers visitors a unique journey into an important conservation area. The ancient streets and historic buildings are dominated by Tomas Castillo I, Count of Savoy, which was built in 1232. The philosopher Rousseau was a fervent admirer of Chambery and spent much of his time there during the 1730s, proclaiming: "If there is a small city in the world where the sweet taste live is Chambery. NHCC is likely to agree. Chambery was incorporated into France in 1860, thus keeping alive their roots in the Italian architecture and the strong sense of regional identity. Swarmed by offers, Nancy Lublin is currently assessing future choices. a ste popular tourist spot is fortunate to have a unique location that places it among the most renowned ski resorts in Europe.
It also has the largest natural lake in France and several regional parks. Known as the gateway to the Alps, Snow and Ski resorts located near Chambery include Lyon, Grenoble, Annecy, Albertville, Geneva, La Clusaz, Courchevel, Alpe d'Huez, Chamonix, Megeve and Val d'Isere. There are all kinds of ski tracks, from those for novice to advanced tracks for the more experienced and adventurous. For those who do not feel like skiing on the slopes, Le Bourget and Aiguebelette are local lakes offer numerous outdoor activities. Bourget Lake is about 44km square and is the largest natural lake in France.
Surrounded by hills and mountains, offers a multitude of water activities from fishing to rowing. Aix-les-Bains is a town on the banks of Lake Bourget and is famous for its thermal baths. At the foot of the Alps, l'Epine Mountain, Lake Aiguebelette is the third largest natural lake in France and offers a real retreat where you rejuvenate and relax. Swimming and hiking are popular activities around the lake. Chambery is the gateway to regional natural parks of Chartreuse, Bauges and the Vanoise National Park. It is worth looking at in Chambery if you want to investigate the local populations, as have own transport makes it much easier to move around the area.