Things to see and do - Yvoir
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Yvoir Travel guide
Yvoir : Michelin's recommendations
This former metalworking town is now a holiday resort which is popular for its leisure centre island. Potholing is available nearby to the north.
Tourist attractions Yvoir : Things to see and do
This estate south of Yvoir includes botanical gardens, a castle and the Tropical Butterfly Center, which has tropical greenhouses filled with hundreds of exotic butterflies, freshwater and sea fish and multicoloured birds.
Here, visitors can see the ruins of the Tour de Géronsart, then those of the Château de Poilvache overrun by vegetation. This 10C fortress, said to have been built by the four Aymon brothers, was first called Château d'Emeraude but renamed Poilvache ..