535km (332 miles) SE of Paris; 34km (21 miles) SW of Annecy; 16km (10 miles) N of Chambéry

On the eastern edge of Lac du Bourget, modern Aix-les-Bains is the most fashionable (and largest) spa in eastern France. The hot springs, which provided comfort to the Romans, are said to be useful for treating rheumatism.