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Axe de la Leysse à Chambéry (juillet 2016).JPG
River Leysse in Chambéry downtown.
Country France
Basin features
River mouth Lac du Bourget
Progression RhôneMediterranean Sea
Physical characteristics
Length 29 km (18 mi)

The Leysse is the river which crosses the city of Chambéry, Savoie, France. At its entrance into the city, it goes underground in a channel of about 1 km.


It comes from the mountains east of Chambéry, and continues to the north, until falling into the Lake of Le Bourget in the city of Le Bourget-du-Lac. The total length of the river is 29 km. The Lac du Bourget is drained by the Canal de Savières towards the Rhône.

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Coordinates: 45°39′N 5°52′E / 45.650°N 5.867°E / 45.650; 5.867