Yvoire is a medieval city in Haute-Savoie department, in the region of Rhône-Alpes in south-eastern France. It is well known for its medieval buildings and beautiful flower decoration during the summer season. It is also one of the "most beautiful villages of France". The town was fortified by Amadeus V in 14th century. It soon gained a strategic military importance and the inhabitants were given tax privileges.
9 Real Life Fairytale Villages in Europe - The small fishing village of Portofino is an amazing display of untouched Italian culture. Hidden in the countryside, this water-front town captivates everyone who visits.