Things to do in Chambéry

New to Chambéry? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Chambéry

If you're in Chambéry to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

La Fontaine des Éléphants

⭐️ 4.4 (3541)

Château des Ducs de Savoie

⭐️ 4.2 (1839)

Cathédrale Saint-François-de-Sales

⭐️ 4.4 (697)

Museum of Charmettes - House of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

⭐️ 4.5 (428)

Galerie Eurêka

⭐️ 4.3 (304)

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Savoie

⭐️ 4.4 (74)

Église Saint-Pierre de Lémenc

⭐️ 4.6 (31)

Statue des frères de Maistre

⭐️ 4.7 (3)

The top affordable restaurants in Chambéry

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Chambéry city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Restaurant le Savoyard

⭐️ 4.5 (1691)

Price Range: $$

LE CORSAIRE Beer & Rooftop bar

⭐️ 4.6 (1314)

Price Range: $$

La Côte et l'Arête

⭐️ 4.6 (1112)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant les Halles

⭐️ 4.4 (982)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Pizzéria l'Entracte

⭐️ 4.5 (908)

Price Range: $$

Brasserie I'Effet Boeuf

⭐️ 4.2 (856)

Price Range: $$

Le Maharaja

⭐️ 4.4 (777)

Price Range: $$

Le Gulliver

⭐️ 4.5 (599)

Price Range: $$

Bistrot du Verger

⭐️ 4.7 (540)

Price Range: $$

Les Plaisirs Gourmands

⭐️ 4.8 (486)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (458)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Chambéry

These are curated, high quality experiences in Chambéry hosted by locals!

Paragliding Annecy

Wine Tasting and food pairing in a local cheese shop in Lyon

Seasonal plant cooking classes

Discovery of alpine terroirs

Discover the biodiversity of Lac du Bourget

Igloo fondue night and night snowshoes

Explore creativity under hypnosis

End your night in some of the best bars in Chambéry

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Chambéry, curated exclusively for you.

LE CORSAIRE Beer & Rooftop bar

⭐️ 4.6 (1401)

Price Range: $$

The Brasseur

⭐️ 4.3 (831)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4 (766)

Price Range: $$

Beer o'clock

⭐️ 4.7 (591)

Price Range: $$

The Beer Of Midgard

⭐️ 4.6 (489)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (370)

Price Range: $

Melodie Australian Pub

⭐️ 4 (340)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.9 (214)

Meltdown Chambery

⭐️ 4.8 (176)

Price Range: $$

Bar des Deux Savoie

⭐️ 4.4 (166)

Price Range: $

Le Winchester

⭐️ 4.7 (163)

Pick from the best places to stay in Chambéry

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Chambéry you've come to the right place.

Château de Candie

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La Suite des Arcades

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Check out these bookable attractions in Chambéry

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Chambéry.

City Segway Tour

Annecy Walking Tour

Savoyard Vineyards Tour

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Chambéry?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Restaurant Carré des Sens

⭐️ 4.6 (396)

Price Range: $$$

Restaurant Onze grandes et Trois petites

⭐️ 4.5 (243)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore Château de Chambery: Built in the 13th century, this historic castle is an iconic highlight of the city and a must-see for any visitors. You’ll be able to traverse the maze-like castle walls, explore the different towers and walk around the lush gardens.
  2. Shop at Place du Palais de la Liberté: This picturesque city square is one of the oldest parts of Chambery and features a range of boutique stores, cafes and restaurants. It’s also where you’ll find the impressive old city walls and the impressive domed façade of the former palace.
  3. Take in the view from the Banc du Geyser: As the highest point in Chambery, this vantage spot gives you an incredible view of the city. You can take in the gorgeous architecture, the surrounding mountains and lush green hills.

Chambery is a great destination all year round, however the best time to visit would be during the summer season in July and August when temperatures are warm, making it the ideal time for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and golf. During this period, Chambery comes to life with festivities and markets, providing a unique experience for travelers.

Chambery offers plenty of activities and attractions to visit and explore. A minimum of three days is ideal to experience all the city has to offer. Visitors can wander the city’s winding streets to uncover cultural gems, explore popular monuments, enjoy local cuisine and make the most of the city's vast array of outdoor activities.

Chambery offers an excellent transportation network that ensures getting around the city is convenient and easy. The city is well serviced by its own network of buses, with a wide variety of routes available. There is also a reliable and efficient train service, perfect for getting quickly to other cities nearby. To explore the smaller, more picturesque streets and alleyways, renting a bicycle is a great option.

Chambery is a fun destination for families with kids. The first thing to do is to explore the Medieval Castle, located right in the historic centre. After that, it is a must to experience the Aquamotion Water Park for more entertainment and adventure. Last but not least, families can enjoy a stroll along Chambéry’s cobblestone streets and visit some of the many great cafes and shops scattered throughout.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Chambéry. To start off we'd have to mention LE CORSAIRE Beer & Rooftop bar, Le Winchester, LE 22 BAR. Check out our page on the best bars in Chambéry.

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