Living in Nyon


  • Outdoor Sauna Opens in Nyon, English Movies, Music and More
    Outdoor Sauna Opens in Nyon, English Movies, Music and More

    Party to mark one season ending, another party to mark the beginning of a new one! Here is a selection of events coming up in the Nyon area over the next couple of weeks. From the “end of season” closing party of La Roulotte café behind the railway station, the opening party for the outdoor winter sauna, the screening of two […]

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  • Testing the New Signed Bike Route round Lac Léman
    Testing the New Signed Bike Route round Lac Léman

    A signed bike route around Lac Léman has been put in place following five years’ collaboration between the French and Swiss authorities. The route, which was inaugurated this summer, comprises nearly 200 km of mainly quiet roads with fantastic views over the lake and the landscapes beyond. On the Swiss (northern) side of the lake, […]

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  • Autumn Fair, Wine Fair, Désalpe and other Events this weekend.
    Autumn Fair, Wine Fair, Désalpe and other Events this weekend.

    Another busy weekend ahead in the Nyon area, from the cows coming down from the hills in St-Cergue, to the wine and autumn fairs in Nyon, to a flute festival at the Conservatoire, to a play in English in Commugny about Shakespeare’s Women. Take your pick! Désalpe This Saturday, it’s the “Désalpe” in the village of St-Cergue above Nyon. […]

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  • A glimpse of the Moon and Events last weekend in Photos
    A glimpse of the Moon and Events last weekend in Photos

    There were a lot of events happening in the Nyon and Vaud area last weekend! Living in Nyon attended a couple of these and took photos of members of the public dressed up in costume. From the elegant period dresses of the ladies at the “Déjeuner sur l’herbe” picnic in Prangins, to the smart suits, blazers and waistcoats […]

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  • Big Fête in Coppet this Weekend/ Other Local Events
    Big Fête in Coppet this Weekend/ Other Local Events

    Party for everyone in Coppet, Autumn Fair, Artisan Market, Garage Blues, Rock music, Elegant Garden Party for all in Prangins and More.  Every ten years, Coppet throws a big fête/ party for members of the public and this year, the party has come round again. There will be three days of music (rock, classical and contemporary), food, events in and around the […]

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  • Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology
    Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology

    Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology and starts new season. World Writing from Geneva, Nyon, Gland, neighbouring France and beyond The thirteenth volume of Offshoots, the biennial literary anthology of the Geneva Writers’ Group, was recently launched at Webster University. With 54 contributors from some 20 countries on six continents, this volume celebrates the rich […]

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  • Film, Music, Vintage Motorbikes and Rock in Nyon
    Film, Music, Vintage Motorbikes and Rock in Nyon

    Here are some events coming up that may interest our male readers in particular: an action packed movie, an adventure movie and a Gentlemen’s Ride event with vintage motorbikes in Nyon followed by a rock concert. Monday Movies in English in Nyon at the Capitole Cinema Monday 21st September – 20:30 “Code Name U.N.C.L.E” Monday 28th September – 20:45 “Everest” –  see trailer below Music […]

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  • Household and Health Insurance  – Your questions answered in Nyon
    Household and Health Insurance – Your questions answered in Nyon

    Insurance Questions?   It’s that time of year when readers are looking to renew their insurance policies for health, household or financial products. There are two insurance companies right in the heart of Nyon and both of them have English speaking representatives that can answer your questions on insurance. Bertrand Jean Daemers from Generali Insurance specialises in helping clients with financial products, mortgages, household and car insurance. […]

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  • Clean Up Day in Nyon, Public Toilets in Restaurants, End of Roadworks in Rolle
    Clean Up Day in Nyon, Public Toilets in Restaurants, End of Roadworks in Rolle

    Help Clean Up Nyon On Friday the 11th of September it’s “Clean Up Day” in Nyon. Volunteers are welcome to help clean up (collecting rubbish etc) in the principal tourist areas of the town, these being: the terrace and the area of Place du Château, the promenade des Vieilles Murailles, l’Esplanade Jules César, l’Esplanade des Marronniers, la Rue de la […]

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  • English Authors at Morges Literary Festival/Mobile Phone Day in Nyon
    English Authors at Morges Literary Festival/Mobile Phone Day in Nyon

    The Morges Literary festival gets bigger and better each year and this year there is a good selection of English speaking authors on the line up either speaking individually about their work, or taking part in panel sessions and debates with other authors.  Debates take place at the festival along the lakeside, in the old town or on the CGN ferry boats which […]

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  • Elevator Business Pitches, Nyon’s Wine Cellar Opens and Family Musical
    Elevator Business Pitches, Nyon’s Wine Cellar Opens and Family Musical

    Here is an eclectic mix of news and events coming up in the Nyon area and further afield. There will be a “Vernissage” at the Roulotte (the converted railway carriage behind the railway station) tonight,Thursday the 27th August at 18:00 featuring the artwork of Jean Claude-Bordier. The vernissage will then be followed by a Blue Grass concert by the band “Crazy […]

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