• Historic site and monument

Yvoire Medieval Village

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Located on the French shore of Lake Geneva, Yvoire is a fourteenth century medieval village. It has retained precious elements from the past. Yvoire has received a national prize for its floral decoration, and is a member of the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of France. Nestled in the heart of this charming village, an exceptional private garden classified "Remarkable Garden". The Garden of Five Senses is inspired by the symbolism of medieval mazes and invites to a unique sensory walk where plants reveal their secrets.

Historic site and monument Yvoire Medieval Village Yvoire


Yvoire (74140)
Animals allowed
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours on request
Average duration of an individual visit : 01h30

Member of the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, national and European winner of flowering, Yvoire celebrated in 2006 the 700th anniversary of its foundation. Precious vestiges from the 14th century remain: doors, ramparts, castle ...
Former fishing village on the shores of Lake Geneva, this medieval town is today a must-see tourist site.
The Savoie Mont Blanc Heritage Guides take you to discover this place steeped in history ...

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    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : German, English, French
    Languages of documentation : German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
    Languages visits : German, English, French
    Languages informatives signs : French

    Labels and rating

    14th C
    Registered at the monuments and historic sites
    Most beautiful villages in France

    • Pets welcome
    • Motorhomes allowed
    • Shop
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    • Cash point
    • Restaurant
    • Fast food
    • Phone box/phone point
    • Camper van reception area
    • Bar
    • Picnic area
    • Book shop
    • Public WC
    • Car park
    • Pay car park
    • Coach parking
    • Theatre
    • Shows
    • Activity
    • Concert
    • Temporary exhibition


    Destination Léman - Office de Tourisme intercommunal


    Office de Tourisme Place de la Mairie 74140 Yvoire
    Information update on 13/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme intercommunal Destination Léman