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Geneva Pass
"The principle is very simple. From the moment you hold your Geneva Pass valid for 1 2 or 3 days you can set forth to discover Geneva. It is your “open Sesame” to museums cruises visits tours and many other surprises! From 25 CHF
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Geneva City Tour
"Geneva is a global city home to many international groups UN agency headquarters and other diplomatic organizations. On this brief city sightseeing tour your local tour guide will show you where many of these famous organizations are housed and introduce you to Geneva’s top sights like the Jet d'Eau on Lake Geneva.You’ll tour the city on a bus and go for a ride on a mini-train to get a taste of Geneva's history. Then
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Small-Group Geneva Segway Tour
"Choose from a morning or afternoon tour then head to your meeting point just along from Cornavin train station in central Geneva to meet your guide and hop aboard your Segway. A safe and efficient way of exploring the city Segways are pretty much the most fun you can have on two wheels! Begin your tour with a practice session to master the controls of your Segway then cruise off into Geneva with your guide. Head past local landmarks such as the Brunswick Monument and over the Bergues Bridge to the Old Town and enjoy the feeling of floating effortlessly through the city on your Segway. Spin along the narrow cobbled streets of the Old Town and admire pretty town squares babbling fountains and colorful flowerbeds. Visit Cathédrale de St-Pierre (St Pierre Cathedral) and the Reformation Wall — where significant events of the Protestant Reformation are honored — and gain insight into Geneva’s history. Head on through the Ol
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Lake Leman

Lake Geneva (rarely Leman Lake, in french: Lac Léman or Lac de Genève) is the second largest freshwater lake in central Europe (after Lake Balaton), divided between 2/5 France (Haute-Savoie) and 3/5...
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The Castle of Yvoire

The castle, which was built between 1306 and 1311, was protected with a moat, high walls and a drawbridge. The castle has been occupied by a local family, the Bouviers, since 1655. So it is not open...
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The Castle of Yvoire

When Count Amadeus built the town, he also built himself the castle, which sits on a chunk of land that juts out into the lake. Even from afar, its silhouette stands out from the rest of the...
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The church of Yvoire

The onion-shaped dome is in the style of the Savoy and Piedmont religious architecture of the late 19th century. The steeple was originally covered in tin, but was replaced in 1989 because it got so...
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Inhabitants of the lake

Swans and ducks don't afraid being very close to people, so if you have some bread with you, be sure you will take good pictures :-)
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Relax...

It's truth that Yvoire has a particular aura of romance and serenity. There are many gardens and parks, many benchs to have a rest. This is ideal place for Xavier :-)
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SCX

Xavier isn't such passionate traveller like me and he's not the kind of people who like to walk much. So i found him something to do during our walk in Yvoire - he was my model :-)
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One of the best-kept village

The effort, which began in the 1950s to revive the town, helped Yvoire win first prize for France's best-kept village in 1959.
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Yvoire in bloom...

In Yvoire you pay more attention to its nice flowers. At the height of summer, rich foliage seems to flow from the stone houses.
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Inside the church

Inside the church, enjoy wonderful stained-glass windows. I liked this one above the door. Smiling figure, surrounded by fish, birds and a boat. It's a surrounding landscape, right?
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The church of Yvoire

The shimmering steeple of St. Pancras church peeks out over the town. The steeple, built in 1854, is covered in stainless steel and gold leaf and seems to vibrate when seen under intense sunlight. ...
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Village

Yvoire is a medieval village built on a promontory on the Lake of Geneva. In the Middle Ages, this situation made it the "sentinel" of the lake. Ramparts and castle built in the 14th Century.
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Place de la Mairie, Yvoire, Yvoire, 74140, France
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156 route de Messery, Yvoire, 74140, France
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Rive francaise du Lac Leman, Douvaine, Yvoire, 74140, France
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Yvoire, 74140, France
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Walk the Streets

The last invasion of Yvoire is surely by the greenery. When stolling in the streets, you could enjoy many flowers and the famous Garden of the Fives Senses (entrance fee). Since many years Yvoire...
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Church of St. Pancras

One of the landmarks in Yvoire is the church of Saint Pancras. It dates back from eleventh century when it was much smaller but renovated, rebuilt and enlarged many times since then. It has an...
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Castle

The Castle of Yvoire was another interesting building we saw during our visit. It was built on an ancient fortified site between 1306 and 1311 by Amadeus V (count of Savoy) founder of Yvoire town. It...
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Architecture

Yvoire has an exceptionnal location on the French shoreside of Geneva Lake. During the Middle Age the city was fortified due to its strategical position. In the XVIst century after fierce battle, the...
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Lilasel

"Yvoire in bloom..."
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Tripack

"Yvoire – a colorful medieval village"
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Dabs

"Medieval gem"
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cadzand

"A flowering medieval town"
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icunme

"Magical Medieval Village at France Swiss Border"
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