Explore Chambery in Your Thrifty Chambery Airport Car Rent
Chambery is situated in the Rhone-Alpes region of south-eastern France. The city is full of history and culture, and it offers visitors much to experience. After stopping by our Thrifty location for your Chambery Airport car rent, it’s time to see what this beautiful city has to offer.
La Fontaine des Elephants
La Fontaine des Elephants (8.2 km from the Chambery Airport), or Fountain of Elephants, is one of the city’s most interesting and famous monuments. The monument was erected in honor of General Count de Boigne in 1838 to honor his feats in India. The fountain depicts four, life-size, cast iron elephants and has become the city’s symbol. The fountain allows you to get a glimpse into the past and better understand the history of the city.
Musee des Charmettes
Musee des Charmettes (12 km from Thrifty Chambery Airport Car Rent) is a must for history lovers, especially those who appreciate the works of philosopher and writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau. This famous retreat for the author and philosopher is only a few kilometers from the center of Chambery and allows visitors to tour the house as well as the beautiful gardens on the grounds.
Chateau des Ducs de Savoie
Chateau des Ducs de Savoie, or the Castle of the Dukes of Savoie, is just 8.5 km from Thrifty Car Rental at Aeroport de Chambery. This impressive building is at the city’s centre in the Old Town of Chambery. Many of the buildings are still in use, and there is a small museum that allows you to experience a self-guided tour of the history of the building. Even if you only have a few moments, stop by to enjoy the beautiful grounds and stunning views of the mountains.