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A pleasant little town ranged over a spot overlooking Lake Geneva, Nyon jealously cultivates the memory of its Latin past, having been founded by Julius Caesar as the town of Colonia Julia Equestris. The 16C Bern occupation is recalled by the chateau and its arcaded houses on the market square. The Paleo Festival takes place in July, bringing together musics from all five continents.

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Tourist attractions Nyon : Things to see and do

  • Arranged in the 19C shaded from the north winds and overlooking the Rive district, the path town runs along ivy-covered walls and widens out onto the Esplanade des Marronniers, where one has a fine view of the town, the Petit Lac to Geneva, the Salèv..

  • Musée du Léman Interesting

    quai Louis-Bonnard 8 CH - 1260 Nyon

    Situated in a former 18C hospital, this museum covers the origins of Lake Geneva, its flora, fauna (aquariums containing the main species of fish) and bankside vegetation. These themes serve as an introduction to past and present human activity on th..

  • Château de Nyon Interesting

    CH - 1260 Nyon

    This château is home to the History and Porcelain Museum. Drastically renovated by the Bernese in the 16C, this construction of feudal origin, property of the city of Nyon since 1804, has five different towers, each topped with a pepper box fortifica..

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Hotels Nyon

  • Hostellerie du XVI Siècle

    Place du marché CH - 1260 Nyon

    This charming, modernised guest house in Nyon's centre dates back from the 16th century. It is 400 metres away from Lake Geneva and the boat harbour. All rooms are en-suite and they come with cable TV and a work desk. Hostellerie du XVI Siècle's rus..

  • Hôtel de l'Ange

    Rue St. Jean 22 CH - 1260 Nyon

    Located in the heart of Nyon, just a few steps from the Château and Geneva Lake, Hôtel de l'Ange provides an on-site café, the well-known Le Saint-Jean, that offers a meticulously composed and extensive wine list. Completely renovated in September 2..

  • Hôtel des Alpes

    Avenue Viollier 1 CH - 1260 Nyon

    Located in the centre of Nyon, 100 metres from the train station and 500 metres from the shore of Lake Geneva, Hôtel des Alpes offers a restaurant and free WiFi access. The air-conditioned rooms all feature a minibar, a flat-screen cable TV, and a b..

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Restaurants Nyon

  • Le Maître Jaques Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Ruelle des Moulins 2 CH - 1260 Nyon

    Near a pedestrian street, this friendly restaurant has a fountain where tables are set up during the summer months. Modern cuisine is served in an intimate dining room with a bistro-type atmosphere.

  • Café du Marché Comfortable restaurant 

    Rue du Marché 3 CH - 1260 Nyon

    A love for food crosses all borders, as this restaurant demonstrates with its menu offering Italian, French and even British specialities. A truly international choice of dishes served in a traditional bistro-style setting.

  • Grand Café Comfortable restaurant 

    Place de Savoie 1 CH - 1260 Nyon

    The Grand Café serves regional Italian food accompanied by a good selection of la Botte wines in a friendly, elegant setting.

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