Yvoire is a medieval city built in the early 14th century. Located on the French shore of Lake Geneva, between Geneva and Evian, the village of Yvoire is nicknamed the “gem of the lake”.
In the heart of the village, don’t miss an occasion to visit the Garden of Five Senses classified “Remarkable Garden” by the Ministry of Culture. This little piece of green heaven invites you to rediscover the five senses through their eclectic mix of plants.
Everything is made for your pleasure: the spectacular landscapes and vibrant colours of floral arrangements pleasing the eyes, the perfumes of the roses and softness of the foliage, the birdsong and gentle murmuring of the water, the pleasure of finally going back to the true tastes of your childhood…
This tranquil medieval village, Yvoire was rewarded many times and is classified amongst the Most Beautiful Villages in France for the charm of its alleys which lead to Lake Geneva and its old rocks which invite the visitor to immerse themselves in the history of Savoie.
In the fortified centre, you will travel back to the Middle-Ages discovering the gates and ramparts of the castle which used to protect the village and the modern era, discovering a picturesque site which has been perfectly preserved.