Albertville is a small town in the French Alps in the Savoie département with 18,832 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2011).

Albertville is the seat of a sub-prefecture.


Through the city flows the river Arly, just before it joins the Isère. Albertville is located north of Trois Vallées, the largest ski area in the world.


Is named the city after King Charles Albert I, who founded it in 1836. The Vorgängerort was the Cité Médiévale de Conflans, which now presents itself as a place with an embossed medieval city walls over Albertville.

In 1992, the XVI. Olympic Winter Games in the Savoy region discharged with Albertville as the main setting.

Winter sports

South of Albertville are Les Trois Vallées, a ski area ( ski ) of the French Alps. 600 km of ski slopes, it is the world's largest ski area.


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