Car Hire Chambery Airport

By: Fiona Hiliard

Are you looking for freedom, convenience and increased independence on your next trip to Chambery? The answer is simple. Hire a car. At Chambery Airport you'll find a range of vehicles ready to take you skiing or to soak up the many sights of the city. Whether you've packed your skis or you simple want to journey around and decide where you want to go on the way, you'll find hiring a car gives you a freedom like no other to explore everything that's at your disposal in Chambery. From wonderful historic sights to breath-taking scenery, you'll never be bored in Chambery.

Chambery Airport Mini Guide:

Chambery Airport is situated 10km to the north of the town of Chambery in the Savoie region of France. The airport is served by a number of airlines including Flybe, Excel Airways, Jetairfly and Monarch.

Things To See/Do in Chambery:

It's easy to see why Chambery is such a popular destination for active short breaks and ski holidays. The town of Chambery is located right in the heart of the Rhône-Alpes region of France, an area that offers plenty of scope for car hire touring and lends itself to a range of sporting and recreational activities. Popular outdoor leisure pursuits in Chambery include hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, rock climbing and boating.

A walk through the old town is a good way to see what Chambery offers in terms of cultural and historical attractions. Local places of interest in the town include the thirteenth century Rue Basse du Château, the famous ornate Elephants Fountain and The Chateau de Chambery, the one time home of the Shroud of Turin.

Chambery is also a top draw for amateur and professional cyclists. A special cycle route runs from the centre of the town to Lac du Bourget and another extends south to the vineyard region. Most famously, the Tour de France cycle race runs through the town in the summer.

In Chambery, adventure is never more than a short drive away by hire car. A journey to the pretty lakeside village of Annecy is a must. The nearby medieval town offers a range of attractions including Palais del'Isle (Palace on the Island) and the charming Pont des Amours (Bridge of Love).

Eating Out/Nightlife/Accommodation in Chambery:

Eating out in Chambery is a treat for every budget and palate. Low budget fare is widely available at the many cheap and cheerful cafés and restaurants throughout the town. Local delicacies include Fondue Savoyarde, tartiflette and traditional crêpes.

Chambery has a lively nightlife. The main centres for after-dark partying include Curial and Ducs de Savoie, where establishments like The Café de l'Horloge allow revellers to kick back and enjoy the après ski entertainment until the early hours of the morning.

Accommodation in Chambery offers something to suit every budget and taste. If money is no object, check into one of the luxury suites at top class hotels such as Mercure Chambery. Meanwhile, those on a tight budget will find cheap rates and special offers and discount group rates at ski lodges and guesthouses in the town.

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