Chambéry is the birthplace and historic capital of Savoie. It is surrounded by the Bauges and Chartreuse mountain ranges and gives stunning almost 360-degree views of Alps. It is an interesting and lovely place to visit. Chambery has a beautiful architecture, good food and wine! There are many vineyards in the area. And on top of that all, it’s the modern and scientific center. Chambery has the Savoie Technolac research park and the Universite de Savoie, and a mountain research center.