Albertville is a French mountain town located in the Savoie department. It is famous for having held the 1992 Olympic Winter Games.
By plane [ edit ]
Albertville is located near 4 International airports:
Aix les Bains Airport/ Chambéry
 (50 km / 0:40)
Geneva Cointrin Airport
 (90 km / 1:30)
Lyon Saint Exupéry
 (139 km / 1:25)
 (135 km / 1:24)
By train [ edit ]
The railway station is in the city center.
In Winter direct train from
London, Paris, Lyon
Also at 40 minutes away from the railway station of Annecy in direction from Mont-Blanc and Geneva.
Regular bus service to :
Get around [ edit ]
Mercury, Savoie small Savoy village close to Albertville
The Tamié Abbey
, in the road Mercury, Savoie - Faverge, is on of the attraction of the region.
Have a walk in the Regional Parck of Bauges Mountains
Museum of the Winter Olympic Games, in the city center of Albertville
Art and History Museum in conflans, 10 min from the city center
Medieval City [ edit ]
Festival [ edit ]
Grand Bivouac, ( city center), ( ☎ 0033 4 79 32 48 64 firstname.lastname@example.org), . The Grand Bivouac is the discovery and travel festival. From 2002, this is in Albertville each year, end of October. edit
Festival International de Musiques Militaires, . Concerts, processions, dawn serenades and more. Top bands appearing exclusively at Albertville. edit
Climbing [ edit ]
Indoor Climbing, , in the Olympic hall . One of Europe's biggest artificial structure : 561 m², height 17m, 25 ways from 3 to 8b+. Closed in June 2013 will be re-open in 2015. edit
Tamier Climbing ( natural rock face, well bolted), ( Col de Tamier - 8Km), ( ☎ +33 (0)4 79 32 10 49 email@example.com), . edit
Bloc Rhone Forest, ( Moutier - Road RN90 - exit 32), . free. edit
Ice skating [ edit ]
Olympic ice rink, ( Halle olympique - 15 avenue de Winnenden ALBERTVILLE Bus line A), ( ☎ +33 (0)4 79 32 84 84 firstname.lastname@example.org), . Come and skate over the tracks of the champions in the same Olympic ice rink that hosted the 1992 Winter Olympic Games edit
Le Dôme Gambetta, . 12, rue Gambetta 73200 Albertville 7.60euro. edit
Le Dôme Cinéma, . 135 Place de l'Europe 73200 Albertville 7.60euro. edit
Cinéma Chantecler, . 45 place Montmaine 73400 Ugine at Ugine 10km from Albertville 7.60euro. edit
Theater [ edit ]
Le Dôme Théâtre, , 135 Place Europe 73200 Albertville , ☎ 0033 4 79 10 44 88 . edit
Theatre du Sycomore, . give regularly some representation in Albertville and the region. Have a lot to the website to find the next date. edit
Library [ edit ]
Each Thurday in the
Place Borrel and Place du Pénitencier
Each Saturday in the
Place Grenette (only food)
Cheese Shop [ edit ]
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Tamié, ( Col de Tamier, Road Faverge), ( ☎ 00334 79 31 15 52 email@example.com), . edit
Cooperative laitiere, ( 38 Quai des Allobroges, 73200 Albertville Town Center), . Mainly you can find Beaufort Cheese and other Savoy product (like Opinel-knife) . edit
Local Savoys dishes :
Fondu Savoyard (with Savoi cheese : beaufort, le gruyère de savoie or l'emmental de savoie)
Le P`tit Bar, ( City center in the direction of Ugine, near Roma Hotel), , ☎ 00334 79 32 49 02 . edit
Camping [ edit ]
Out in the open [ edit ]
Officially it`s forbidden, as in all the French City with city-camping.
But it`s possible to find some spot in the
Vineyard near Conflant or near Gilly-sur-Isere in direction Chambery by the small road.
Other spot can be the Malus Cultival (Apple tree) on the road of Col de near Tamier Mercury.
Get out [ edit ]
Hitchhiking [ edit ]
Hitchhiking can be the solution to go out of the town,
in direction of
Annecy via Ugine and Faverge. No problem, easy to be pick up
in direction of
Beaufort, also no problem, easy to be pick up
in direction of
Tarentaise, Moutier, it`s a bit difficult. Need to go on the motoway.
Any way in all the case, find detail
Tips for hitchhiking.