Nyon
Points of interest in and around Nyon

Museums, theaters, concert halls, tourist info, transports, and some more
Château de Nyon
Museum of History and Porcelain in the beautifully restored Castle of Nyon, built in the 12th century A.D. From the terrace, beautiful view on Lake Geneva and the Alps.
Embarcadère de Nyon
Nyon Boat Dock, CGN (Lake Geneva Navigation General Company).
Exit 11 Nyon (a)
A1 (E25/E62), exit 11 (when coming from Lausanne and Morges).
Exit 11 Nyon (b)
A1 (E25/E62), exit 11 (when coming from Geneva).
Gare de Nyon
Nyon CFF Train Station. (With underground passageway to the Nyon-Saint-Cergue-Morez train station, where you take the shuttle train to Paléo Festival).
Gare NStCM
Nyon-St-Cergue-Morez Railway Train Station. Line connecting Nyon to Saint-Cergue and to the French border in the Jura mountains. Shuttles to Paléo Festival in July.
L´Asse Train Stop
Nyon-St-Cergue-Morez Railway Stop, on the line connecting Nyon to Saint-Cergue and to the French border in the Jura mountains. End station of shuttles to Paléo Festival in July.
La Parenthèse
Underground live music bar in an old cellar, in the center of Nyon. Open Thursday to Saturday from 8pm. Usually free entrance.
La Vuarpilière Train Stop
Nyon-Saint-Cergue-Morez Railway Stop, on the line connecting Nyon to Saint-Cergue and to the French border in the Jura mountains.
Les Plantaz Train Stop
Nyon-Saint-Cergue-Morez Railway Stop, on the line connecting Nyon to Saint-Cergue and to the French border in the Jura mountains.
Musée du Léman
In Nyon, 1,000 m2 of permanent and temporary exhibitions about Lake Geneva (fauna, flora, aquariums, fishing, sailing, wrecks, submarines, arts). Tuesday-Sunday and holidays 10am-5pm (April-October), 2-5pm (November-March).
Musée national suisse
Three museums: Castle of Prangins (near Nyon), National Museum (Zurich) and Forum of Swiss History (Schwyz). United under the umbrella of the Swiss National Museum, their permanent exhibitions are focused on Swiss history.
Musée Romain de Nyon
The foundations of the basilica host the Roman Museum, which showcases the archaeological remains from the Roman period in and around Nyon. Tuesday-Sunday and holidays 10am-5pm (Apr-Oct), 2-5pm (Nov-Mar).
Nyon Tourist Info
Nyon and Region Tourist Office, open Monday-Friday 9.00-12.30 am and 1.30-5.30 pm.
Paléo Festival
One of the most famous open-air music festival of Switzerland, every year in July in Nyon, between Geneva and Lausanne. Attractive tickets prices, unique atmosphere. Kids welcome too. 42nd edition: July 18-23, 2017.
Usine à Gaz
Sometimes theater, sometimes rock venue, sometimes jazz club, this former gasworks is the heart of the cultural life in Nyon, halfway between Geneva and Lausanne.
 
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