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Castle of the Dukes of Savoie, Chambery

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Architectural Building
Used as an administrative building since the 13th century, Castle of the Dukes of Savoie functions as the prefecture of the Savoie General Council and the Savoie Academy. Originally built as a residence for the Dukes of Savoy in the 11th century, the castle features a large living room decorated in Louis XVI style. After indulging in the ornate salon, visit the chapel. If you're lucky, you may hear the chiming of 70 bells called "St. Francis de Sales. " Access to the gardens and courtyard is free, but to see the interior you must go on a guided tour. Plan your Castle of the Dukes of Savoie visit and explore what else you can see and do in Chambery using our Chambery trip itinerary maker.
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  • We arrived at 15 on Saturday 1 April. Apart from a brief Exposition on the history of the Castle and of the Savoy House you cannot see anything else because it is possible to access to the rooms of the castle only once in a day, through a guided tour (surcharge) at 14.30. At this point I ask when is the next visit and the rude Lady I replied that the visits are only on Saturdays and Sundays at 14.30 precisely and with making provocative adds: "I am only in French" ... I wonder, they promote a Adele main attractions or not? In the Exhibition Hall were 3 and they didn't do anything. They could not accompany their people?
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  • 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  more »
  • Knowing that the Savoy region to have made the most of Queens in Europe, it seems to me very interesting visit to the Dukes of Savoy. The summer provided there are many concerts. Similarly, if you are at a café in the vicinity, you will have the chance to hear the organist playing the organ of the Church of the Castle.
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  • DON'T take the guided tour. It's wasted money, at the end they will take you to a room where the city council has it's meetings. TO AVOID,
  • Interesting for those interested in local history and European of the 19th century.
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  • Beautiful castle which dominates part of Chambéry.
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  • a perfect place to know the history of the region
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  • An exhibition that explains well the locations and history
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