Living in Nyon


  • Ski Slopes in St-Cergue open Sat 18th Jan. Night skiing Thurs-Sat
    Ski Slopes in St-Cergue open Sat 18th Jan. Night skiing Thurs-Sat

    The Ski Slopes of St-Cergue (around 20 minutes from Nyon), will open for the season on Saturday 18th January in the afternoon. The slopes will then be open at the weekends and on Wednesday afternoons. There will also be floodlit night skiing (see photo below) on Thursday to Saturday from 18:00 -21:30 Full details of opening hours, […] The post Ski Slopes in St-Cergue ope

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  • Audio Advent Calendar – 24 gift ideas that can be bought locally
    Audio Advent Calendar – 24 gift ideas that can be bought locally

    Catherine from Living in Nyon, and Lisa from Know-it-all Passport, are back with their “audio” Advent Calendar for 2018 with 24 gift ideas. Many of their suggestions can be bought locally. These range from subscription services for spas and body treatments, bouquets of flowers and socks (a “sockscription”!) yoga, snowshoe and wine weekends away, a gorgeous […] The post Aud

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  • Saturday Party by the lake in Nyon to celebrate opening of sauna
    Saturday Party by the lake in Nyon to celebrate opening of sauna

    The Winter season has now started at the Bains de Trois Jetées in Nyon and the outdoor sauna has been installed along the lakeside. There will be a party on Saturday November 3rd to celebrate this new season. There will be music, food, drinks and more at the event from 14:00 onwards. The Bains de Trois […] The post Saturday Party by the lake in Nyon to celebrate opening

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  • Night Run in Morges, Ciné Club Film, Flea Market in Nyon
    Night Run in Morges, Ciné Club Film, Flea Market in Nyon

    There will be a night run along the lakeside in Morges on Saturday 3rd November from 16:00 -23.00. Proceeds towards charitable causes. Different lengths of runs from 1k to 10k! Registration possible on the day itself. Full details see here  On Saturday the 27th October, there will be a chestnut/food festival at the Salle Communale […] The post Night Run in Morges, Ciné Club Film,

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  • Second-Hand Shop Celebrates 15 years – Discounts, offers 31 Oct/1st Nov
    Second-Hand Shop Celebrates 15 years – Discounts, offers 31 Oct/1st Nov

    The Salvation Army’s second-hand shop in Nyon will celebrate 15 years in its current location on Wednesday the 31st October and Thursday 1st November, from 09:00 -18:30 (no lunch time closure on these two days). There will be entertainment and discounts – see below. The shop will also be running a special offer on these […] The post Second-Hand Shop Celebrates 15 yea

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  • Outdoor Skating Rink opens in Nyon Saturday 20th October
    Outdoor Skating Rink opens in Nyon Saturday 20th October

    Although it’s still sunny and warm outside, the (covered) outdoor skating rink in Nyon will open on Saturday 20th October 2018 and remain open until the 10th March 2019. The skating rink will be situated by the lakeside in the town and this year celebrates its 10th year in Nyon. The ice rink can be hired […] The post Outdoor Skating Rink opens in Nyon Saturday 20th October a

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  • Cool New Co-Working space officially opens in Nyon
    Cool New Co-Working space officially opens in Nyon

    Space for 40 co-workers, meeting rooms for rent, open for “early bird” working, kitchen space, relaxing areas, take a call in a télécabine! Back in May 2018, we reported that a co-working space was due to open in Nyon in Autumn. This space, Atelier 9, has now officially launched and is open for business on Monday […] The post Cool New Co-Working space officially opens in Nyon appe

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  • Trends shaping the job market and Happiness in the workplace – HR Salon
    Trends shaping the job market and Happiness in the workplace – HR Salon

    The Salon HR Suisse (Human Resources salon) will take place at Palexpo on the 3rd and 4th October 2018. There will be hundreds of exhibitors at the salon showcasing their products and services. There’s   an English programme at the fair with a series of lectures such as “Why happiness at work matters”, “Coaching – Fad, […] The post Trends shaping the job market and

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  • Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens
    Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens

    The lovely gardens of the Château de Vullierens will be open to the public for the last time this year over two consecutive weekends: the 28th and 30th September and the 5th – 7th October, from 10:00 – 16:00. There are various events planned over these two weekends in the grounds of the château: Alphorn […] The post Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens ap

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  • Win a copy of Know it all Passport! – An essential local information guide in English
    Win a copy of Know it all Passport! – An essential local information guide in English

    The brand new “Know-it-all passport” is now out! This book is the essential guide to living in Geneva, Vaud, and neighbouring France. This 11th edition has a brand new chapter entitled “Sustainability”, a list of escape rooms in the “Entertainment” chapter, plus a list of co-working spaces under the “Business and Legal Matters” chapter. The popular […] The post

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  • Have your say in the future look of Nyon’s Place Perdtemps car park
    Have your say in the future look of Nyon’s Place Perdtemps car park

    The main Place Perdtemps carpark in the centre of Nyon is going to be transformed. There are plans for underground parking, retail outlets, a green park area, public buildings and more. Photo above – artist’s impression of the new look car park courtesy Participanyon On Wednesday the 12th September 2018, there is a chance for citizens […] The post Have your say in the

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  • Pirates’ Party, Brocante and Tin-Tour this weekend in Nyon
    Pirates’ Party, Brocante and Tin-Tour this weekend in Nyon

    The “Fête des Pirates de Rive” (Pirates’ Party) takes place this weekend (17-19 August) in Nyon. Organised every year by the “Noble Confrérie des Pirates de Rive”, there will be stands, food and free boat trips offered on the Nyolue. This all takes place by the port of Nyon. Details here. August Brocante Also this […] The post Pirates’ Party, Brocante and Tin-Tour this weekend i

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  • Rive Jazzy, Flea Market and Caribbean music this weekend in Nyon
    Rive Jazzy, Flea Market and Caribbean music this weekend in Nyon

    Fleamarket The monthly flea market in Nyon will take place along the lakeside on Sunday 29th July from 08:00 – 18:00. Rive Jazzy The Rive Jazzy weekend concerts continue in the Rive area of town until the 12th August 2018. On Friday 27th July, The Pathfinders (rock n’roll, boogie and soul) will be playing from 20:00 […] The post Rive Jazzy, Flea Market and Caribbean music

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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