Population 19'600 inhabitants
Altitude From 372 to 478 m
Superficie : 6,8 km2
Official language: french
Tourism Office : 8 avenue viollier / Tel : +41 22.365 66 00
Public Transport :
Nyon is served by Federal Switzerland’s railway : www.cff.ch
The public transport serve a great part of municipalities in the district with some regulars bus: ww.bustpn.ch
Taxis / Limousines / Autocars: Swisstours Transport / +41 22 781 04 04
Museum of the Léman : The only one museum which present all the cultural and natural heritage of the Lake Geneva. You can find mockups of boats, fisherman's hut and works of painters or scholars lémaniques.
Roman Museum: This museum is fitted out in the foundations of the basilica in the 1st Century AD, and it redraws the romanisation of the region.
Château de Nyon : Built in the XIIth century, It shelters the historic museum, a porcelain collection as well as the vault of Nyon.
STT Trains Tours Vd Sarl offer you mini-train tour in the City of Nyon : www.sttr.ch
The Compagnie Générale de Navigation du Léman offer you transports through the Leman Lake with big steamers ‘Belle Epoque’..
Crossings connects Nyon – Geneva – Yvoire or also Lausanne.
Going out at Nyon :
Looking for a good restaurant ?
Middle Prices :
Le Quai 23, (23 Rue de Rive), Italian cuisine
Auberge du Château, (8 Place du Château), modern and elegant brasseie, seasonal menu
Restaurant Maitre-Jacques, (rue de rive), rustic bistrot, specialities from the lake
Looking for a good bar ?
Fishermen's Pub, (37 Rue de Rive), Irish pub, theme evening
Les Brasseurs, (18 Rue de la Gare), home-made beer,
L’Epicure, (66 rue de Rive), wine bar, lounge
Nyon paleo festival, www.paleo.ch (end of july)
With six days and nights of festivities, 230,000 spectators, over 176 concerts and shows taking place on six stages, and a total of 180 food, drink and craft stalls on site, Paléo Festival Nyon is easily the biggest open-air festival in Switzerland and one of Europe’s major musical events.
Caribana festival, www.caribana.ch (middle of june)
First Open Air festival on summer. Coiled by the Lake of Geneva, next to Crans’s port, the Caribana festival introduce all sorts of rythmes and a very good atmosphere to you.