Yvoire tourism and travel guide

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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

Yvoire is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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.

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 14 km and Evian at 20 km.

Yvoire, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 12 km (direction east)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 14 km (direction west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 20 km (direction east)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your visit,...

See Abondance guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil ski...

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location make...

See Avoriaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-east)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' and most...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


at 54 km (direction south-east)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself...

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 65 km (direction south-east)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is very close...

See Chamonix guide

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

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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

What to do at Yvoire? 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)


Geography and distances

Yvoire is in the east of France at 52 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Yvoire is 406 kilometres from Paris).

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