Living in Savoy & Haute-Savoie

LIVING IN SAVOY AND HAUTE-SAVOIE

 

CHAMBÉRY

The historic capital of Savoy, the city of Chambéry has 56 000 inhabitants. At the gateway to the Alps, it enjoys an excellent geographical location, between lakes and mountains.
Thanks to its numerous infrastructures (theatre, cinemas, concert hall, media library, Galerie Eurâka, Chateau of the Dukes of Savoy and many others), it has a rich cultural and artistic heritage.

Chambery Town Hall
Tourist Office of Chambéry

 

ANNECY

Located in the Northern pre-Alps, the city of Annecy has 50 000 inhabitants. Nicknamed "the Venice of the Alps " because of the small bridges that span the three streams running through its old town, this tourist and industrial centre is distinguished by its large lake. Its castle, its Palace of the island, its Conservatory of art and history are all curiosities to discover.

City Hall of Annecy
Tourist Office of Annecy and its Lake

 

WHAT TO DISCOVER IN THE VICINITY?

Aix-les-Bains/Lac du Bourget
The cities of Grenoble, Lyon, Geneva And Turin
Natural Park of the Chartreuse
Natural Park of the Massif des Bauges
Vanoise Park