Chambery (winter only)
Note: Chambery is a Winter-only destination.
Flight time: 2 hours 20 mins*
Availability: Winter only
Avg. temperatures: 3 to 22°C
Currency: Euro (€)
Time: GMT +1 hour
Bienvenue to Chambéry ,the picture perfect snow-capped destination just a short hop from Southampton airport. Nestled between stunning lakes, world-class spas, ski resorts and majestic mountains, Chambéry is somewhere to enjoysummer or winter, but winter is when we like it best. Because that’s when we fly there. Whether you board or ski, this Savoie capital is the gateway to 110 major ski resorts - all within easy reach.
But it’s not all about the white stuff. Take a peek past the snow boots and you’ll find a real Italian flavour in these streets.
Art museums feature one of the largest collections of Italian paintings in France, and with its medieval centre and colourful facades, Chambéry is worth an explore. From the maze of alleys to majestic mansions, and the imposing Castle of the Dukes of Savoy, breeze through Southampton airport this winter and enjoy a rich cultural heritage before you perfect your snowplough.
Flybe flies from Southampton airport during the winter in just an hour and a half with package holidays from Esprit Ski, Inghams and Ski Total.
Transport from Chambery Airport
Chambéry airport is a speedy 10 kilometres from the city centre, and shuttlebus services operate to coincide with scheduled flights' arrival and departure times. You can also book a scheduled coach from the airport to all the Savoy ski resorts.
Top things to see and do
Tucked away at the end of the Tarentaise Valley, Val d’Isere offers great skiing and great après ski making it an excellent choice for your ski holiday. Val d’Isere is part of the Espace Killy ski area (300km of pistes), if you buy a weekly lift pass you also get the chance to ski one day in the nearby Three Valleys and Paradiski areas too.
Les Arcs has a great mix of skiing for all abilities and its purpose built and traffic-free resorts make Les Arcs a popular choice for families. Linked with the nearby resort of La Plagne it is part of the Paradiski area covering a massive 425km, that’s a lot of slopes to ski!
*All flight times are average and will vary.