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Prangins Castle

Avenue Général Guiguer 3, 1197 Prangins, Switzerland

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About Prangins Castle

The majestic castle of Prangins near Nyon is the only Swiss National Museum in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. . It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. There is also displays relating to Swiss history, as well as temporary exhibitions and cultural events.



Attractions near Prangins Castle

Lake Geneva Museum1.81km from Prangins Castle

The Lake Geneva Museum was created for the many artifacts found in the lake, such as shipwrecks, models, and engines. It also contains aquariums with images of wildlife.

La Dôle12.19km from Prangins Castle

The Dôle summit is a major focal point in the natural heritage of the Jura. The summit of La Dôle rises to an altitude of 1677 meters. From its summit, you can enjoy a stunning view of the Mont Blanc,Lake Geneva region, Mont-Jura and Lake of Les Rousses.

Signal de Bougy12.88km from Prangins Castle

The Signal de Bougy is the peak heights of Aubonne in the canton of Vaud, long known for the exceptional view it offers on the Lake Geneva and the Alps. This 110-hectare park is a children's paradise. Playgrounds, shows, many outdoor and indoor activities, a wildlife park.

Col de la Givrine14.16km from Prangins Castle

Col de la Givrine is a high mountain pass in the Jura Mountains that connects Nyon in Switzerland and Morez in France.

Les Tuffes14.63km from Prangins Castle

Tuffes mountain is a summit of 1,417 meters in altitude 1 in the Jura massif, above Les Rousses. It is located in the French commune of Prémanon. There are ski slopes and a TV relay. The Swiss Nordic Combined Championship was held there in 2002.   The Jason Lamy-Chappuis stadium of the National Center for Nordic and Mid-Mountain Skiing, located in Les Tuffes, hosted the ski jumping, biathlon, and Nordic combined events of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Lac des Rousses17.38km from Prangins Castle

Lac des Rousses is a lake in Les Rousses. The lake drains through the Orbe into Lac de Joux. The lake of Les Rousses is surrounded by bogs which give the site a remarkable biological value. You can also discover the typical flora and fauna of the Haut-Jura peat bogs by walking a thematic trail along the lake. One of the nice place to spend some free time and you can enjoy the natural beauty of this area.

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The canton of Vaud is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population. The capital and biggest city is Lausanne, officially designated "Olympic Capital" by the International Olympic Committee and hosting many international sports organizations.