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Castle of the Dukes of Savoie, Chambery

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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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  • The castle is located in the heart of Chambery, but strangely in a position that is not excessively raised above the rest of the city. He is currently political administrative offices of the province of Savoie. It is still possible to make a short visit, access, some environments which displays prints, paintings, ancient coins, scale models of the Castle and a detailed family tree of the Savoy family from founder, who lived around 1000 ad.
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  • A very nice tour and full of history, despite a student ticket price that your visit!
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  • This castle very well laid out, with its period furniture, learn you a lot about the Savoyard culture and history of the Dukes of Savoy
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