Visit the Roman Museum and Basilica in Nyon, Switzerland

Roman pillar in Nyon with view of Lake Geneva

The Musée Romain et Basilique is located amongst the foundations of a first-century Roman basilica in Nyon on Lake Geneva in Switzerland near Genève. The Roman Museum (Musée Romain) in Nyon explains the Roman heritage of Nyon and is located inside the foundations of the former Roman basilica. Apart from the Roman foundations, the museum … Read more

Visit the Olympic Museum in Lausanne-Ouchy

Olympic Museum in Lausanne

The Musée Olympique in Lausanne on the shores of Lake Geneva is a modern museum with interactive displays on the Olympic Games, its history, organization, and athletes. The Olympic Museum (Musée Olympique) in Lausanne-Ouchy celebrates the Olympic movement including the history of the games, its organization and of course athletes. The museum is modern with … Read more

Visit the International Red Cross Museum in Geneva

Exterior of the Museum of the International Red Cross

The Museum of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent is one of the top museums to see in Genève, Switzerland. The Humanitarian Adventure is the exhibition theme. The Musée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge is one of the best-known museums in Geneva, Switzerland. The museum’s permanent collection “The Humanitarian Adventure” is currently divided … Read more

Top Châteaux (Castles & Fortresses) to Visit on Lake Geneva

La Tour-de-Peilz on Lake Geneva

Chillon, Morges, Nyon, Rolle, La Tour-de-Peilz, and Yvoire are the best fortress-like castles (chateaux) to visit on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in Switzerland and France. Several castles on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland and France are open to visitors. The best castles to see are arguably the ones with a medieval history and … Read more

Visit Château d’Aigle Castle & Wine Museum in Switzerland

Autumn colors surrounds the Chateau d'Aigle Castle in Switzerland

The Château d’Aigle with the Vine and Wine Museum is beautifully located surrounded by vineyards in the Rhone Valley just minutes away from Lake Geneva. The Château d’Aigle is a historic castle with medieval origins and strong roots in the local wine industry. Visitors may explore many of the nooks and crannies of the fortress … Read more

Visit Chateau de Chillon Castle near Montreux

Chateau de Chillon Castle near Montreux

Chateau de Chillon is a romantic castle in Lake Geneva near Montreux. Chillon Castle is the most-visited historic monument in Switzerland and a great family-friendly destination. It is a fine day-trip excursion from Geneva, Lausanne, and ski resorts in the nearby Alps. Chateau de Chillon has a beautiful location on a small island in the … Read more

Visit the Swiss Museum of Games on Lake Geneva

Games at La Tour-de-Peilz

The Swiss Museum of Games in a small chateau right on the banks of Lake Geneva between Vevey and Montreux is a great day trip destination from Genève, Lausanne, or Evian. The Swiss Museum of Games (Musée Suisse du Jeu) is in a lovely small chateau directly on the northern shore of Lake Geneva in … Read more