Yvoire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Yvoire in Haute-Savoie

Visit Yvoire: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily pretty and one of our personal favourite French villages

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Yvoire. For detailed visitor information see the Yvoire travel guide.

Yvoire is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 52 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Yvoire is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Yvoire include "most beautiful village" and "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 14 km and Evian at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Yvoire, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Yvoire in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie

Map of places to visit near Yvoire

Markets in and near Yvoire

  • Douvaine: market Sunday (7km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (12km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (19km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (20km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (20km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (22km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Yvoire, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Yvoire, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Yvoire.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (0km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (20km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (23km)
  • Col de la Faucille (23km)
  • Lac des Rousses (23km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (26km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (30km)
  • Mole (31km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (33km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (36km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (42km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (42km)
  • Col de Romme (42km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (42km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (43km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (43km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (43km)
  • Col de la Colombière (43km)
  • Lac de Narlay (44km)
  • Lac du Vernois (45km)
  • Lac du Fioget (45km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (45km)
  • Lac du Val (48km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (49km)
  • Lac de Chambly (50km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (53km)
  • Lac de Chalain (53km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Evian-les-Bains (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Yvoire

Canton: Douvaine

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74140

Distance to Yvoire

from Annecy (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 306 km

from Bordeaux: 563 km

from Strasbourg: 269 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Yvoire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chens-sur-Leman, Excenevex, Massongy, Messery, Nernier and Sciez.

This page in French: Visiter Yvoire