Discover Paris in the spring, Caen in Normandy and its marvellous markets plus Yvoire, a picturesque village on the edge of Lake Geneva in Haute-Savoie. Explore Saint-Omer, a historic city in the far north that's full of secrets and treasures, and Evian, where Frankenstein's monster stayed! Head with us to Metz in Lorraine to find out about its incredible past, La Couvertoirade, one of the prettiest villages in France, and the UNESCO heritage of Avignon. Guides, gorgeous photos, what's new in France, the best tours and delicious recipes from the legendary Le Nôtre bakery in Paris - and more.
Yvoire Church of Saint
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, Haute-Savoie Yvoire, in Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône- Alpes region, was founded in 1306 when Amédée V, Count of Savoy began fortifying the former fishing village. It’s officially one of the most beautiful villages in France (Plus Beaux Villages de France). Sitting of the shores of the grand Lake Geneva, known as Lac Leman in French, it’s nicknamed the “pearl of Lake Geneva.” The colourful streets are beautifully floral with geraniums and wisteria have won it numerous and prestigious distinctions and the Garden of the Five Senses featuring 1500 varieties of plants makes for a sensory walk accompanied by bird song and the sound of a tinkling stream. The Good Life France | 71