Leisure & tourist activities
Yvoire, a medieval village between Geneva and Evian
During low season
The Jules Verne Hotel is situated in the heart of the medieval village of Yvoire in Haute-Savoie, a village that has preserved some precious traces of the past, such as battlements, gates, moats, houses and more.
The fortified village overlooks Lake Geneva, offering visitors an exceptional view and numerous leisure and tourist activities all year round.
Situated between Geneva and Evian, this village enjoys a unique and privileged location.
Cars are not allowed to circulate in the village for the comfort and enjoyment of pedestrians, something which further enhances its picturesque, authentic and historic character.
Stretching across 582.4km² and covering a distance of over 70km between Geneva and Montreux, Lake Geneva offers visitors the chance to partake in a number of different activities, all year round.
Come aboard the Jules Verne motorboat for a cruise leaving from Yvoire, and enjoy a magical nautical experience in the heart of the Savoy mountains.
Or why not visit Switzerland, only 20 minutes away by car or by boat?
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Why not take to the skies during your stay in a hot air balloon, paraglider or helicopter over Mont Blanc?
Mother Nature herself puts on a fine show around Lake Geneva thanks to the richness of the wildlife and vegetation at the heart of the Alps.
Enjoy family days out at the adventure park or admire the Lake Geneva eagle show.
During your stay at the Jules Verne Hotel, make sure you visit the village of Yvoire, especially its maze in the Jardin des Cinq Sens (Five Sense Garden).
Take a walk here with family or friends in a setting that is full of charm and poetry. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy horse-riding in one of the many riding centres nearby, going on long walks and hikes, partaking in white water sports or mountain biking and discovering Mont Blanc.
When the good weather arrives, make the most of our sauna, our outdoor jacuzzi and our terrace, and unwind in complete tranquillity.
The Jules Verne Hotel enjoys a privileged location, which allows guests to make the most of their stay thanks to the activities and entertainment on offer at the port and in the village.
During the summer, a whole host of events is scheduled.
Every Thursday evening at 9pm in July and August, the Tourist Office puts on some kind of entertainment.
On the programme are theatre, dance, and children’s shows, as well as concerts and much more.
During the day, why not take to the skies in a hot air balloon, try potholing, climbing, delta plane flights or paragliding, or relax on one of the 65 beaches by Lake Geneva?