3 Alpenpanorama-Weg
3 Alpenpanorama-Weg
3 Alpine Panorama Trail
3 Alpine Panorama Trail
3 Alpine Panorama Trail
3 Alpine Panorama Trail

Hiking

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Alpine Panorama Trail

Stage 28, Nyon–Bogis-Bossey

Route report
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Alpine Panorama Trail

Leaving the traffic congestion of the built-up area along the lake shore, the hiking path swings into the flat hinterland between Lac Lèman and the Jura, with sleepy villages, old castles, sparkling streams, airy oak woods and cultivated fields.
Nyon, situated directly on the lake between Lausanne and Geneva, is surrounded by the vineyards of La Côte. Nyon is known far beyond the Swiss borders for the Paléo Festival, a 6-day celebration of music attended by over 200,000 visitors every year.

However, Nyon’s recognition goes much further back. Castles and museums illustrate the history of the patricians of Nyon. The town was founded by Julius Cesar who had a colony established there. This and much more information is available in the Roman Museum. Castles well worth visiting are located in Prangins, Coppet and Nyon.

The hike starts at the Nyon train station and takes only two hours. Cross the Le Boiron de Nyon creek to get out of the heavy traffic area and continue across the fields to Crans. Next is Céligny, a small community with beautiful old estates. This is where the national Alpine Panorama and the Via Jacobi routes are separating. Today, the large mansion of Château de Bossey from the 18th century with a medieval tower and a magnificent garden is a restaurant, hotel and congress centre.

A short time later, in Bogis-Bossey, you come to the end of today’s hike. The village is located just a few steps from the French border and consists of two parts: Bogis, the main part of the village, and Bossey, a small village near Céligny. The latter is an enclave of Geneva.
Leaving the traffic congestion of the built-up area along the lake shore, the hiking path swings into the flat hinterland between Lac Lèman and the Jura, with sleepy villages, old castles, sparkling streams, airy oak woods and cultivated fields.
Nyon, situated directly on the lake between Lausanne and Geneva, is surrounded by the vineyards of La Côte. Nyon is known far beyond the Swiss borders for the Paléo Festival, a 6-day celebration of music attended by over 200,000 visitors every year.

However, Nyon’s recognition goes much further back. Castles and museums illustrate the history of the patricians of Nyon. The town was founded by Julius Cesar who had a colony established there. This and much more information is available in the Roman Museum. Castles well worth visiting are located in Prangins, Coppet and Nyon.

The hike starts at the Nyon train station and takes only two hours. Cross the Le Boiron de Nyon creek to get out of the heavy traffic area and continue across the fields to Crans. Next is Céligny, a small community with beautiful old estates. This is where the national Alpine Panorama and the Via Jacobi routes are separating. Today, the large mansion of Château de Bossey from the 18th century with a medieval tower and a magnificent garden is a restaurant, hotel and congress centre.

A short time later, in Bogis-Bossey, you come to the end of today’s hike. The village is located just a few steps from the French border and consists of two parts: Bogis, the main part of the village, and Bossey, a small village near Céligny. The latter is an enclave of Geneva.
9 km
150 m | 80 m
2 h 15 min
easy (hiking trail) | easy

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Nyon
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Arrival / return travel Bogis-Bossey
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton.
Vaud Rando
Place Grand-St-Jean 2
1003 Lausanne
contact@vaud-rando.ch
www.vaud-rando.ch

Services

Accommodation

Nyon Hostel
Nyon Hostel
Nyon
Hostellerie du XVIème Siècle
Hostellerie du XVIème Siècle
Nyon
B&B Domaine de Bois-Bougy
B&B Domaine de Bois-Bougy
Nyon
Baumgartners B+B
Baumgartners B+B
Nyon
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Places

Nyon
Nyon
Chavannes-de-Bogis
Chavannes-de-Bogis
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Places of interest

Swiss National Museum Prangins
Swiss National Museum Prangins
Château de Nyon
Château de Nyon
Musée du Léman
Musée du Léman
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Swimming

Outdoor pool Colovray in Nyon
Outdoor pool Colovray in Nyon
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