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Albertville

In the heart of the Alps, Albertville is famous for hosting the 1992 Winter Olympics. But what is the history of this well-known destination for skiers?

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Albertville, the medieval town

In the heart of the Alps, Albertville stands at the crossroads of 4 valleys, landmarks for skiers and hikers from all sides. This city is also rich with a fascinating past that you can discover during your visit. 

Albertville is the result of the union of two villages: Conflans and l’Hôpital. Conflans was perched on top of a rocky cliff, overlooking the valleys of Arly and Isère and watching over the gates of the city. In Roman times, it was a crossing point on the way from Milan to Vienna. L’Hôpital refers to the hospitality of a house founded at the end of the 12th century to welcome travellers and pilgrims.

Albertville was founded in 1835 by the King of Sardinia, Charles-Albert, by uniting the two villages. If you have not guessed it yet, Charles-Albert renamed the city in his own honour. 

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    • pictogramme beaufort Hometown of the Association for the Protection of Beaufort Cheese
    • pictogramme sport Formerly an industrial city, Albertville has become one of the sportiest cities in France

What to do there

Practical info​

Reception

Address :

Place de la Gare 2
73200
Albertville

Station information :

+33 (0)8 92 35 35 35

Lost and found :

Via the form

Facilities

  • Car park

Assistance 

Welcome desk and booking assistance :

On +33 8 90 64 06 50 (between 07:00-22:00) at least 48h before departure or via the form.