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Château de Nyon
Marc Baertch

A day on the plain

Come and enjoy an ideal day in the town of Nyon


Make time for a delicious pastry and a hot drink! We suggest two addresses.
Café Ex Machina

Café Ex Machina - Nyon

In the historic center of Nyon, the Café Ex Machina offers different kinds of coffees and teas in a calm and industrial atmosphere.

Confiserie Rougemont

Confiserie Rougemont - Nyon

Rougemont welcomes you to enjoy a sandwich or a pastry to eat in or to take out.



We suggest some fun activities to keep the day going. At the Parc animalier de la Garenne in Le Vaud, enjoy some unusual moments of observation with wolves, lynxes and other animals. Visit the Château de Prangins, a must-see cultural site in the region and the largest 18th-century castle that can be visited in Switzerland. For some fun, head to the Nyon ice rink on the shores of Lake Geneva!
Parc Animalier La Garenne 2019
Le Vaud

La Garenne animal park

La Garenne presents Switzerland’s wild and domestic animals: wolves, lynx, bearded vultures, hawks, wild boars, woolly pigs, etc.

spacious dining room

Swiss National Museum - Château de Prangins

The Swiss National Museum presents Switzerland from 1730 to 1920, exhibited at the castle of Prangins, an exceptional site above Lake Geneva.



You'll find plenty of restaurants in the region serving local, seasonal produce. We suggest you try the local speciality, Malakoff, a fried cheese fritter.
La Pinte de Rive - Malakoff

Chez mon oncle restaurant - Nyon

Chez mon oncle restaurant - Nyon

Hostellerie du XVIe Siècle Nyon

Restaurant-Hostellerie du 16e siècle

Restaurant-Hostellerie du 16e siècle serves seasonal cuisine in a pleasantly renovated setting.

Auberge de Luins Restaurant  (6)

Auberge de Luins

The famous malakoffs and its terroir cuisine have made the reputation of Auberge de Luins.

Tête de Course

"Tête de Course" - Restaurant

Tête de Course is both a restaurant and a hub bike workshop under one roof.



Visit Nyon's 3 museums and discover distant eras and amazing characters; the Château de Nyon, the Musée romain de Nyon and the Musée du Léman.
A single ticket gives access to all three museums.
Nyon Roman Museum

Roman Museum of Nyon

Roman Museum of Nyon

Le Château de Nyon

Nyon Castle

Nyon Castle

Musée du Leman

Lake Geneva Museum

Lake Geneva Museum

Museums Pass

Discover the 8 castles and museums in the region for the singular price of CHF 15.-



There are a number of restaurants to round off your day in style! Quai 23 is right by the lake and offers a wide variety of meals. You'll receive a warm welcome. You can also plan a game of bowling at The Bowling Hôtel in Signy. 18 lanes, 7 billiards tables and games rooms await you for a wild time!
The Bowling hotel

The Restaurant Bowling Hotel - Signy

The Restaurant Bowling Hotel - Signy

Restaurant Le Quai 23

Restaurant Le Quai 23 - Nyon

Restaurant Le Quai 23