The Chateau Des Comtes de Challes was built by the Challes family in the 15th century. This stunning fortified house which became a hotel since 1860, is located in the vicinity of Chambery, the historical capital of Savoie and only one hour away, from major cities like Geneva and Lyon. An exceptional environment surrounds this distinguished hotel. A romantic park of 10 acres overlooking the magnificent valley of Challes les Eaux spa resort, comprises three buildings in which are distributed its 46 bedrooms, decorated with crisp white walls, and Époque furniture. Come and discover the refined setting, warm atmosphere and charm, of a dwelling with plenty of character, that the Trèves family, owners since 2002, have achieved.
Its inviting terrace, ideal for relaxing, offers splendid views overlooking the valley and the mountains, while the Comtes de Challes, cosy and warm restaurant, in the medieval hall, with age old wooden beams, stone pillars and stately fireplace, serves an exceptional delicious modern French food. Its refined, gastronomic cuisine takes pride on its original flavours and particular presentations, of gourmet dishes prepared with local, seasonal products.
Our aim was to create harmony between the ancient and the contemporary, and reproduce the atmosphere of a castle with the canopied beds.
Our rooms and suites are equipped with double beds or twin beds, depending on your preference. All rooms are of course equipped with a bath or shower, a television and Wifi. The direct in-room phone can be used for inside or outside calls.
During your stay, you will enjoy the exceptional surrounding environment and our well-exposed swimming pool in season.
Is located in the town of Challes les Eaux, near Chambéry, in a 15th century château that once belonged to the Counts of Challes.
A luxury Château at your disposal… The vast mansion set in 2 hectares of grounds offers a variety of possibilities for holiday makers, travellers and professionals. From a romantic getaway for two, to business tourism, or a wedding, the Château des Comtes de Challes will make your stay in the Savoy unforgettable.
The Chateau’s Qualities
Peace and tranquillity are the words that best describe this historic 15th century building. Situated in a walled park with centuries old trees, next to the town of Chambéry and near to the Alpine lakes; Lac du Bourget and Lac d’Annecy… At the crossroads of Grenoble,Albertville, Annecy, Chambéry, Lyon and Geneva…
Complimentary bridal suite. Special rates for friends and family irrespective of the length of stay.
Large private car park with 24 hour video surveillance. Outdoor heated swimming pool during the summer months. Health treatments with our masseur: Charles COTTIN.
Conferences and Meeting
This Medieval Castle in subdued lights by the shadows of a big raised park is a real case for your demonstration.
The quality of the Restoration of the Chef Pascal COLLIAT is widely recognized by the main Restaurant guides in particular by the Gault and Millau who grants him 2 Greedy Fur hats …
This place was favored with outside swimming pool warmed, free parking lot under video surveillance and reception 24 / 24h offers the choice of 9 Meeting Rooms fully equiped and sonorized.
Moment of exception and guaranteed crush: the time stops during a tasting in the Wine storehouse of the XVth century.
Apiaries: Educational discovery Flora and Beehives with Florian TRIER, Operations Manager of the Residence buzzing activity.
Honey tasting and Products Apiaries, Honey Pot 400g fun for tasty moments offer or afford.
14 Hiking tours of all ages and all levels with detailed files available at the reception of the hotel.
Take advice of our employees in developing your program the next day ..
The Savoie region once a powerful state, is in the south eastern part of France bordering on Switzerland and Italy. In it, the Alps, an extremely impressive and beautiful mountain range, towering up to the sky with shear, snow covered cliffs. Snow-covered Savoie is well known. But when the snow melts, nature turns to green and the resorts offer a new variety of leisure activities. Hiking, via ferrata, mountain biking or whitewater sports, you name it! And tucked in to the Alps are quaint towns and fortified Château's. History and ancient architecture.
Be sure to visit its major cities: Chambéry, Aix-les-Bains and Albertville. An opportunity to discover Savoie's baroque. The former capital of the Savoy region, Chambery is a city of dignity and aristocracy. Two main attractions in Chambery are the Chateau des Ducs de Savoie, and Les Charmettes. A beautiful town set in a wonderful location by the Alps.
Casino of Aix-les-Bains
Bonneval-sur-Arc in the Maurienne valley
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Rapid access from Lyon and the other cities of the Rhône-Alpes region
From Paris and Lyon:
Motorway A43, Chambéry exit, then follow the N6 road towards Albertville.
Motorway A41, exit n° 20, St Baldoph, Challes les Eaux.
Motorway A41, Chambéry exit then follow the N6 towards Albertville, exit N°20, St Baldoph, Challes les Eaux.
Chambéry railway station to Challes Les Eaux: 10 minutes.
Paris: 3 hours on the high-speed train (TGV).
Chambéry: 15 minutes.
Lyon and Geneva: 1 hour
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