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Revision as of 14:41, 19 March 2013

Albertville is a French mountain town located in the Savoie department. It is famous for having held the 1992 Olympic Winter Games.

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By plane

Albertville is located near 4 International airports:

  • Aix les Bains Airport/ Chambéry [1] (50 km / 0:40)
  • Geneva Cointrin Airport [2] (90 km / 1:30)
  • Lyon Saint Exupéry [3] (139 km / 1:25)
  • Grenoble-Isère [4] (135 km / 1:24)

By train

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.

By Bus

Regular bus service to :

Get around

  • Mercury, Savoie small Savoy village close to Albertville
  • The Tamié Abbey [6], in the road Mercury, Savoie - Faverge, is on of the attraction of the region.
  • Have a walk in the Regional Parck of Bauges Mountains [7]

See

Museum

  • 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

  • Conflans, [8]. free.

Do

Festival

  • Grand Bivouac, (city center), 0033 4 79 32 48 64 (), [9]. The Grand Bivouac is the discovery and travel festival. From 2002, this is in Albertville each year, end of October.
  • Festival International de Musiques Militaires, [10]. Concerts, processions, dawn serenades and more. Top bands appearing exclusively at Albertville.

Climbing

  • Indoor Climbing, in the Olympic hall, [11]. One of Europe's biggest artificial structure : 561 m², height 17m, 25 ways from 3 to 8b+. Closed in June.
  • Tamier Climbing (natural rock face, well bolted), (Col de Tamier - 8Km), +33 (0)4 79 32 10 49 (), [12].
  • Bloc Rhone Forest, (Moutier - Road RN90 - exit 32), [13]. free.

Ice skating

  • Olympic ice rink, Halle olympique - 15 avenue de Winnenden ALBERTVILLE (Bus line A), +33 (0)4 79 32 84 84 (), [14]. Come and skate over the tracks of the champions in the same Olympic ice rink that hosted the 1992 Winter Olympic Games

Cinema

  • Le Dôme Gambetta, 12, rue Gambetta 73200 Albertville. 7.60euro.
  • Le Dôme Cinéma, 135 Place de l'Europe 73200 Albertville. 7.60euro.
  • Cinéma Chantecler, 45 place Montmaine 73400 Ugine. at Ugine 10km from Albertville 7.60euro.

Theater

  • Le Dôme Théâtre, 135 Place Europe 73200 Albertville, 0033 4 79 10 44 88, [15].
  • Theatre du Sycomore, [16]. give regularly some representation in Albertville and the region. Have a lot to the website to find the next date.

Library

Buy

Eat

Drink

  • Le P`tit Bar, (City center in the direction of Ugine, near Roma Hotel), 00334 79 32 49 02, [18].

Sleep

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