Places of Interest
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sits in a valley at the foot of Mont Blanc, surrounded by the most spectacular scenery in the French Alps. Take a cable car up to the top of Aiguille du Midi for the best views, or spend an afternoon in the Alpine Museum.
Set on the shores of the beautiful Lac du Bourget the town was one of the most fashionable spa resorts in Europe during the 19th century and retains its appeal to this day.
is a relatively small city considering its importance as the European centre for the United Nations. Within its compact centre, there is a multitude of museums, historic houses, parks and gardens and pretty cobbled streets lined with charming cafés. Geneva also offers a splendid choice of shops, from exquisite jewellery and watches to designer boutiques and delicious chocolatiers.
This charming town was the capital of the Savoy region for more than 300 years. The town’s most prominent monument is the Fontaine des Éléphants, a homage to Benoît de Boigne, a Chambéry native who, as a mercenary in India, provided money to improve the town. There are several interesting museums, such as the Musée Savoisien, which chronicles the history of the region from the Bronze Age onwards and the Fine Arts Museum which contains an important collection of early Italian Masters.