Living in Nyon


  • Pianos back in Nyon – Living in Nyon returns in July
    Pianos back in Nyon – Living in Nyon returns in July

    The pianos are back in town! Five pianos have been placed around Nyon for members of the public to play. They can be found at the Place du Midi/La Combe, Esplanade Jules César, the Temple de Nyon, the Rive and in the courtyard of Nyon’s château. The pianos are part of the “Jouez Je Suis à […] The post Pianos back in Nyon – Living in Nyon returns in July appeared first on

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  • Street Food Festival Nyon – From Tacos to Tibetan Food
    Street Food Festival Nyon – From Tacos to Tibetan Food

    There will be a Street Food Festival in Nyon on the 29th, 30th June and the 1st of July. Food stalls galore next to the lakeside. From tacos to Tibetan food, local beers, wine and more.  This year there will be a kid’s corner at the festival. Timings and more details here.   The post Street Food Festival Nyon – From Tacos to Tibetan Food appeared first on

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  • “Scrublands” – Photo exhibition opens in Nyon at Focale
    “Scrublands” – Photo exhibition opens in Nyon at Focale

    The Focale Galerie at Place du Château in Nyon has a new photography exhibition entitled “Scrublands”. This exhibition features the work of photographer Antoine Bruy. Antoine has focussed his lens on men, women and families who have chosen to live off the grid, away from urban life and the modern world. This a small but […] The post “Scrublands” – Photo exhibition opens in Nyon at Fo

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  • Roman Day in Nyon – Gladiators, Legionnaires in town. Sat 30 June
    Roman Day in Nyon – Gladiators, Legionnaires in town. Sat 30 June

    Look out for legionnaires, gladiators and more in Nyon at the Esplanade des Marronniers (where the Roman Columns are situated) on Saturday the 30th June from 10:00-20:00. Lots of events are planned on this “Roman Day” – demonstrations, shows, legionary patrols, plus guided tours of the Roman Museum. Full programme here The post Roman Day in Nyon – Gladiators, Legionnaires i

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  • Electric Bikes for rent now back in Nyon
    Electric Bikes for rent now back in Nyon

    The PubliBikes (both electric and non-electric) are now back in situ –  just outside the railway station in Nyon. They were replaced recently during the modernisation of the Publibike network in the La Côte area. There are other bike stations across Nyon and in Prangins, Gland, Dully etc. This new system enables customers to use a smartphone […] The post Electric Bikes for rent now back in Nyon

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  • Two free tickets to Ophelia – Ballet in Geneva
    Two free tickets to Ophelia – Ballet in Geneva

    Two free tickets are on offer for the performance of “Ophelia” by Piri Ballet on either Thursday 21st or Friday 22nd June at 17:30. The ballet will take place at the magnificent Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in Geneva (near the centre of town and next to the river/lake). To be in with a chance of winning these […] The post Two free tickets to Ophelia – Ballet in Geneva appeared first on

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  • Geneva’s got talent .. in Nyon! – Event Saturday 16 June
    Geneva’s got talent .. in Nyon! – Event Saturday 16 June

    GENEVA’S GOT TALENT comes to Nyon on Saturday 16th June The Geneva Amateur Operatic Society’s next performance “Geneva’s Got Talent” will be performed for one night only, at the Salle Communale in Nyon. The show will follow the format of the UK TV show of the same name. Contestants (of any age) who possess some sort […] The post Geneva’s got talent .. in Nyon! – Event Saturday 16 June

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  • Access to Geneva Airport and Château de Bossey restricted on 21 June
    Access to Geneva Airport and Château de Bossey restricted on 21 June

    Due to the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Geneva on the 21st June, access to the airport will be restricted between midday and midnight. The Pope will also visit the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey – Château de Bossy (between Nyon and Versoix) in Canton Vaud around lunchtime and early afternoon. A security perimeter will be […] The post Access to Geneva Airport and

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  • Shakespeare in English at the Château of Prangins
    Shakespeare in English at the Château of Prangins

    “Julius Caesar” will be performed in English at the Château of Prangins on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June at 19:30. These productions are held outside in the lovely courtyard of the castle and performed by the American Drama Group Europe (ADGE). As Nyon, the town itself was founded by Julius Caesar this is certainly an […] The post Shakespeare in English at the Château of Prangins

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  • Learning French, via Skype with local teachers
    Learning French, via Skype with local teachers

    Learning French and taking the time to attend classes can often be quite difficult for expatriates with busy schedules. For those who have to travel for business purposes and can’t commit to a fixed language-learning timetable, or for those who are simply busy with family activities, it’s tricky to fit in fixed time language lessons. […] The post Learning French, via Skype with local teach

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  • Intercultural weekend – Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June in Nyon
    Intercultural weekend – Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June in Nyon

    On the 2nd and 3rd of June, it’s the Intercultural weekend in Nyon. On Saturday night at 21:00 there will be Afro funk by Les Mambas de Bayou, followed by Cuban Fusion music with Sin Craneo at 22:45. Bar and food from 19:00. On Sunday from 11:30 there will be music, dance and international food provided by various clubs […] The post Intercultural weekend – Saturday 2nd and

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  • Closing Party of Usine à Gaz – Saturday 2nd June
    Closing Party of Usine à Gaz – Saturday 2nd June

    The Usine à Gaz will hold a big closing party this Saturday the 2nd June 2018. Nyon’s cultural and permanent music venue will then be closed for two years due to the renovation of the building and the construction of a second performance space. The closing party promises to be a fun (but sad affair!) with […] The post Closing Party of Usine à Gaz – Saturday 2nd June appeared first on

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  • New Co-Working Space to open in Nyon in September
    New Co-Working Space to open in Nyon in September

    A new co-working space called Atelier 9 is due to open up in September in the centre of Nyon. This space is currently being built and created, but when it officially opens in four months, it will be a great place for the self-employed, entrepreneurs, startups and employees. The building itself is an old painter and […] The post New Co-Working Space to open in Nyon in September appe

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  • A bomb, bikes and tons of rubbish cleaned from the lake
    A bomb, bikes and tons of rubbish cleaned from the lake

    Five and a half tons of rubbish/garbage, 18 kilos of cigarettes, a bomb, bikes, shopping trolleys, tyres, plastic items, corks, plastic straws, yoghurt pots and finally, an urn! were all found in lac léman last weekend. They were all discovered during a big clean up along the lake (from Geneva to Villeneuve) which was carried out […] The post A bomb, bikes and tons of rubbish clea

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  • Classical Music Concert in Nyon – Sunday afternoon 27 May
    Classical Music Concert in Nyon – Sunday afternoon 27 May

    There will be a classical music concert with “Kaleidoscope pour 55 Cordes” at the Conservatoire de L’Ouest Vaudois in Nyon on Sunday 27 May. This Sunday concert will take place at 17:00 at the Conservatoire by the lakeside. These concerts are a lovely way to end the weekend!  Details in the poster below. The post Classical Music Concert in Nyon – Sunday afternoon 27 May appea

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  • Brunch with music in Gingins – Sat 26 May
    Brunch with music in Gingins – Sat 26 May

    Saturday brunch on 26 May with local farm produce, music, bouncy castles and a puppet show for children. Take rugs and cushions to chill on the lawn in the sunshine with a view of the Alps whilst listening to jazz and pop. Bar on site. From 10:00 -15:00 at the Château Blanc in Gingins  The post Brunch with music in Gingins – Sat 26 May appeared first on

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  • Events coming up – Music, Dance and Flowers!
    Events coming up – Music, Dance and Flowers!

    Here is a selection of music and dance events coming up in Nyon, plus three flower/ garden events happening in the local area. Other Events – Did you know that La Côte newspaper has a Facebook page that lists local events? It’s in French but clear and easy to understand. Also, don’t forget to check […] The post Events coming up – Music, Dance and Flowers! appeared first on

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  • Neighbours Day in Nyon and Prangins 25 May
    Neighbours Day in Nyon and Prangins 25 May

    It’s the annual “Neighbours’ Day in Nyon and Prangins on Friday 25th May 2018. This day is organised by both neighbours and organisations themselves so take a look out in your neighbourhood for the La Fête des Voisins posters to see if there is an event going on near you. These events usually take place in […] The post Neighbours Day in Nyon and Prangins 25 May appeared first on

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