Tourism - Savoie

Savoie is a French department that is part of the Rhône-Alpes region. It is surrounded by the departments of Haute-Savoie, Ain, Isere, Hautes-Alpes and Italy. The main cities are Chambéry, Albertville and Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.

The tourism industry is a major activity in the department. Savoie has the highest number of ski resorts compare to any other French department. In addition, Spa related activities are popular with four Spa towns such as Aix-les-Bains, Challes-les-Eaux,Brides-les-Bains and La Léchère. Also Savoie possesses over 220 historical monuments such as the prehistoric rock carvings in Aussois, Arc de Campanus and Roman thermal baths in Aix-les-Bains, the castle of the dukes of Savoie in Chambéry, numerous churches and chapels, the castle of Miolans in Saint-Pierre-d’Albigny, the cathedrals of Chambery, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and Moûtiers.

Top tourist cities in Savoie


Tourism Chambery

Chambery is a city of the department of Savoie, located in the Rhone-Alps region in south eastern France. It is the capital of the Savoy and is the historic capital of Savoy since the 13th century when Amadeus V of Savoy made the city's seat of power. The old town ...

Must : Chateau des Ducs de Savoie, Cathédrale Saint-François de sales


Tourism Albertville

The City of Albertville was created in 1836, according to the decision of King Charles Albert, who wanted to bring together two communities: Hospital and Conflans by the name of Albertville. Thus, it is possible to admire the old town of Conflans, a medieval city, ...


Tourism Saint Jean de Maurienne

Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne  is a French commune, located in the department of Savoie and the Rhone-Alpes region. Sights in Saint Jean de Maurienne Tabellion or Correrie Theatre Gerard Philippe Cathedral of St. Jean Baptiste Crypt Stalls of the cathedral ...