• Park and garden

Jardin des Charmettes

Jean-Jacques Rousseau said that he discovered botany and his love of nature at the Charmettes. The premises (the gardens adjacent to the museum, the orchard and the vineyards) have been redeveloped in the 18th-century style.

Park and garden Jardin des Charmettes Chambéry


Chambéry (73000)

This French-style garden contains over 80 species of medicinal, culinary and garden plants, including famous and forgotten varieties. Ancient varieties of pear, apple and cherry trees have been reintroduced in the orchard below, and 100m² of ancient Savoyard vines have been planted on the hillside above the house.


Free access.


All year round, daily.

Labels and rating

Medicinal/healing plants
French-style gardens


890 Chemin des Charmettes 73000 Chambéry
Information update on 18/08/2017 by Grand Chambéry Alpes Tourisme