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Chateau des Ducs de Savoie

| Place du Chateau, 73000 Chambery, France
+33 4 79 33 42 47
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Half-Day Walking Tour in Chambery
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Place du Chateau, 73000 Chambery, France
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+33 4 79 33 42 47
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"the heart of the city"
in 2 reviews
"middle ages"
in 2 reviews
"turin shroud"
in 2 reviews
"chapel"
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"parts"
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"history"
in 8 reviews
"dating"
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

You can visit several parts of this chateau but the highlight is the holy chapel. It contains what is reputed to be the best quality Italian trompe d'oeil (optical illusion) painting work in Chambery. It is almost unbelievable that you are not looking at real...More

2  Thank BroLucius
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Visitors are limited to a single large room of displays of coins from the mint previously located here and models of the castle. There was no possibility to walk around the inside of the building because of security reasons, and no guided tour.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Here you may learn about the history of the Savoie and their rulers. There is well preserved collection of ancient coins, maps and documents from the middle ages.

Thank Ricardo O
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

beautifully lit at night in the mikddleof the old city ..not so far way from the Elephant Fountain. leading to make hidden streets. not much to see in Chambery.. this is a must

1  Thank Charlene_Cassar
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Chambery is that charming thanks to all the castles / Chateaux all around and in the heart of the city. History is important and i loved chambery for that. every place can be visited so don't hesitate to take a walk inside, you will be...More

1  Thank Kenza K
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Pencilled in an afternoon to "visit the château" as I had read it was one of the largest in France but you cant even access the courtyard which is sad. Couldn't see any way of viewing the outside either (though it seems from the photos...More

Thank Tiff N
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

that castel is coming from far away in the history of that country . All of the statues are original, all that you can see here is original and have been saved from a wild history between the french kingdom and the french republic/

Thank shedahdia
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

it is a building, with a library. and that is it. nothing to go through and see. a nice view onto the water fountains

Thank T-Bell01
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Wanted to badly have a look inside the chateau but as the tourist season was not in full swing it happened to be closed the day we were there , so just took some pictures of the outside.

1  Thank Alan F
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

This Château is very impressing and makes you want visiting it. It's a pity that the main part of it is closed for visits as it serves the "préfecture" (administrative jurisdiction). Two rooms are used for a museum that show the rich history of this...More

1  Thank Ygal E
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