Nyon attractions

Chateau in Nyon

Château de Nyon

Nyon’s castle was started in the 12th century, modified 400 years later and now houses the town’s historical museum and a rare collection of fine porcelain. Beneath the castle in its ancient cellars, you'll find Le …
Chateau in Nyon

Château de Coppet

This is the former home of Jacques Necker, Louis XVI’s banker and minister of finance, before it was handed down to his daughter, Madame de Staël, after she was exiled from Paris by Napoleon. It remains the little t…
Museum in Nyon

Musée du Léman

Since 1954, this nautically themed museum on the waterfront has documented the history of all things Lac Léman, or as most know it, Lake Geneva.
Museum in Nyon

Château de Prangins

About 2km north of Nyon, this 18th-century mansion houses a branch of the Musée National Suisse covering Swiss history from 1730 to 1920. Or simply opt for a stroll through the château’s perfect French-style gardens…
Museum in Nyon

Musée Romain de Nyon

In the foundations of what was a 1st-century basilica, the multimedia display of the Musée Romain lends insight into Nyon’s Roman beginnings as Colonia Iulia Equestris.