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$87.43 Private & Custom Tours

Yvoire and Lake Geneva Tour with Private Transport from Geneva

After pickup from your central Geneva hotel, your private driver takes you on a 40-minute drive northeast across the Switzerland border and into France’s Haute-Savoie region. Venture to the tip of the Leman peninsula, where you’ll find the medieval city of Yvoire perched on Lake Geneva with the Alps as the backdrop. You’ll immediately see why it's on the list for Les Plus Beaux Villages de France, a sort of Michelin Guide of the best preserved French villages, when you're dropped off near the pedestrian city center. For two hours explore on your own, sauntering down the narrow lanes full of old stone buildings with flower-covered balconies. See what French artisans have on offer as you pop into shops and boutiques, or get a dose of history at Yvoire Castle (Château d'Yvoire), where you’ll learn of the city’s strategic military importance in the Middle Ages. Nature lovers can stroll along the Lake Geneva shoreline or soak up the greenery of Le Jardin des Cinq Sens (The Garden of Five Senses).Pause at one of the many cafes to people-watch over an espresso, or find your perfect restaurant to indulge in a typical Savoyard meal — melted cheese, charcuterie and potatoes are the stars of this soul-satisfying mountain cuisine. At the end of the afternoon, head to the harbor to board a steamer boat with your provided ticket. Soak up the scenery from a different perspective as you cruise along Lake Geneva back to Switzerland. At Geneva harbor, you'll be transported back your hotel.

$83.85 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Self-Guided Tour of Yvoire and Steamer Boat Cruise from Geneva

Board your comfortable vehicle at 2:15pm at the Geneva bus station, and take a drive along Lake Geneva to reach the fortified village of Yvoire. Built in 1036, Yvoire’s castle is the target of all photography lovers. When under construction in the 14th century, the military dungeon was used to watch the navigation and control the road that linked Geneva to the high valley of the Rhone and to Italy. Today, the majestic shape of the castle is still standing as a sentinel on Lake Geneva.Spend some free time of approximately 1.5 hours here in Yvoire to explore the atmosphere of this unique place. Perhaps you'll want enjoy the restaurants and have a bite to eat (at own expense). There's a typical fish dish called 'Filet de Perche' which you can enjoy in front of the magnificent lake.Classified among the most beautiful villages of France, the medieval city of Yvoire, an authentic fisherman's village, is situated right by the Leman Lake. It is abundant with flowers and lively with its many artists and craftsmen. Be sure to check out the garden “Des Cinq Sens” and its labyrinth of greenery. For a 700-year-old place, the village has miraculously preserved invaluable testimonies of past: castle, ramparts, doors and ditch.After your time in Yvoire, you'll return to Geneva aboard an old steamer boat - the “Belle Epoque”, to enjoy a 2-hour cruise allowing you to see the banks and scenery of the lake from the water. Your return to GenevaYour tour will conclude around 7pm at The English Garden in the center of Geneva.

$174.86 Day Trips & Excursions

Chamonix - Yvoire from Geneva

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Keytours SAMeet your guide & Board the bus Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Chamonix CentreEnjoy a free time in Chamonix village to stroll into the charming litle streets of the villageDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesIf you selected the option, board the cable car and jump into the submit. At 3842m enjoy a view on more than 200 peaks and the spectacular landscape.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: KeyTours S.A., GenevaReceive a map and explanation for your independant dayDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Visite d'Yvoire, Yvoire, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesEnjoy a free time in this medieval village to discover the fabiulous landscpe of the area.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Gare lacustre d'Yvoire CGNBoard an typical stream boat & enjoy a 1st class cruise on Geneva Lake to come back to GenevaDuration: 2 hours

$97.14 Cultural & Theme Tours

Yvoire Medieval village & Boat Cruise

On this self-guided tour, discover the city medieval of Yvoire, its charming flowery alleys, its fantastic view over the Lake and its major Jardin des 5 sens. By strolling in the streets of this small village full of charm you will find numerous shops of local products and as well numerous restaurants where we taste fillets of perch of the Lake. The garden of 5 senses promises you a surprising sensory walk to the discovery of the vegetable world! More than 1500 varieties of plants wait for you there as well as a labyrinth of the senses. To end your day, be allowed charm by the atmosphere of the lakeside before embarking for a cruise by boat while returning in Geneva. Classified among the most beautiful villages of France, the medieval city of Yvoire, an authentic fisherman's village, is situated right by the Leman Lake. It is abundant with flowers and lively with its many artists and craftsmen. Be sure to check out the garden “Des Cinq Sens” and its labyrinth of greenery. For a 700-year-old place, the village has miraculously preserved invaluable testimonies of past: castle, ramparts, doors and ditch. 14:15 Departure from Geneva bus Station  15:15 Free Time in Yvoire - Visit of the Garden of 5 sens (if option selected) 16:45 or 20:30 Boat cruise to Geneva  19:20 or 22:10 Arrival in Geneva