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Yvoire Medieval Village

Historic site and monument, Religious building, Castle in Yvoire

  • 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.

  • 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 ...
  • Environment

    • In the town centre
  • Spoken languages

    • English
  • Activities

    • Concerts
    • Activities
    • Theatre
    • Temporary exhibitions
    • Shows
  • Equipment

    • Phone box
    • Paying parking
    • bus parking
    • Library
    • Public toilets
    • Car park
    • Picnic area
    • Bar
  • Services

    • Fast Food
    • Tourist information
    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Self-guided visits (groups only)
    • Animals accepted
    • Guided visits
    • Self-guided visits
    • Tourist brochures
    • Boutique
    • Restaurant
    • Cash point
  • Rates
  • Free


  • All year
    Opened Everyday
    * Toute l'année