In the morning ride through the Arve Valley and discover the Alpine Village of Chamonix at the foot of the Majestic Mont Blanc (highest mountain in Europe), stroll in the street full of charms enjoying the mountain landscape. At the end of the morning take back the bus to Geneva and then leave for the Medieval Village of Yvoire. Enjoy one of the numerous typical restaurant to try the fishes from Geneva Lake, walk along the Lake Shore admiring the Castle of Yvoire and the view on the Alps. At the end of the day board for a 1st class cruise and come back to Geneva.
Explore the stunning alpine scenery of Chamonix, in the French Alps. During a 90 minutes drive, be impressed with an amazing view on the white motorway, a valley surrounding by The Alps. Chamonix is a picturesque town and the most famous mountain resort in France; from everywhere in the city if you look at the sky …you will see It – The roof of Europe – The Majestic Mont Blanc. Enjoy the bus ride to the third natural mountain spot most visited in the world. Take a breath of fresh air and stroll on the little streets full of charm. Host to the first Winter Olympics in 1924, Chmonix has re-emerged on the free-ride wave as the capital of all mountain skiing. This busy little town is a popular place for day trippers, you will find lots of boutiques selling local produce such as cheese, meats as well as fresh Savoie honey and also famous brands of mountain clothes, equipment.s cheese, meats or fresh savoie honey. Pop over the past and appreciate the beauty of Yvoire, a city frozen by the Time.
Board your comfortable vehicle, drive along the Geneva Lake to reach the fortified village of Yvoire. Built in 1036, Yvoire's castle is the target of all photography-lovers. The military dungeon built in the 14th century was used to control the road that linked Geneva to the high valley of the Rhône, and to Italy. Spend some free time as a self-guided tour and enjoy the atmosphere of this unique place. Regarded as one of the most beautiful villages of France, medieval Yvoire is situated right beside the Leman Lake. Sample one of the local specialties - a fish dish called filet de perche - in front of the magnificent Lake. During more than 700-years-old, the village has miraculously preserved invaluable testimonies of the past: castle, ramparts, doors and ditch.
For the return trip to Geneva, you will cross the lake aboard the paddle steamer Belle Epoque. On this self-guided tour, you will receive a map with the highlights of the area as well as details on departure point and time.