Living in Nyon


  • The do’s and dont’s when interviewing in Switzerland
    The do’s and dont’s when interviewing in Switzerland

    Keep an eye out for these lesser-known but important interview mishaps. Be sure to put your best foot forward and succeed! It’s that time where summer is over and the job market starts to pick up again slowly but surely, despite the continuing COVID fears. With the job market seeing an ever-increasing number of people […] The post The do’s and dont’s when int

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  • Are you creative? Join the pop-up Christmas market!
    Are you creative? Join the pop-up Christmas market!

    Creative locals are invited to participate in our 5th Know-it-all Marketplace 2020 in Geneva. Thanks to Lisa from the Know it all Passport, there is a great opportunity for our creative community! Lisa is currently seeking vendors for the 5th edition of Know-it-all Marketplace that will showcase local* creative people who have a passion and […] The post Are yo

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  • Geneva Writers’ Group Conference. 21-25 September 2020
    Geneva Writers’ Group Conference. 21-25 September 2020

    The Geneva Writer’s Group brings together more than 200 English language writers from some 30 countries. Every two years the group holds a conference bringing editors, writers, instructors and agents to Geneva for a weekend of workshops, discussion and networking. This year, the conference will be held online from the 21st to 25th September. The […] The post

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  • Are you a US voter living abroad? Cast your ballot!
    Are you a US voter living abroad? Cast your ballot!

    The Vote From Abroad website (https://www.votefromabroad.org/) is a non-partisan tool that assists United States (US) voters living abroad in registering to vote and requesting their ballots. Thanks to Lisa-Anne Jepson and Karin Holm for this initiative and for this article. Vote From Abroad provides voting information for each of the 50 US states – a […] The post

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  • What has confinement done to the local real-estate market?
    What has confinement done to the local real-estate market?

    What is the local housing market doing, and what impact has confinement had? What are the different types of property prices doing?  Thanks to Harriet Kibbe from Engel and Volkers Nyon, we have an update of the changes over the past few months and an idea of what to expect going forward. If you have […] The post What has confinement done to the local r

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  • Musical children at the Nyon conservatory!
    Musical children at the Nyon conservatory!

    Music is known to stimulate all areas of a child’s development. The conservatory of Nyon has classes for even the smallest ones! The conservatory of Nyon offers music initiation to children starting from the very young age of 2 years old! Together with their parents, they go on a musical discovery by experimenting with all […] The post Musical children at the Nyon con

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  • Bikes vs Cars – Film at Green Film Festival Friday 11 September
    Bikes vs Cars – Film at Green Film Festival Friday 11 September

    There will be a free screening of the film “Bikes vs Cars” (as part of the Green Film Festival) at 20:00 at La Vie-La, the new Maison de Quartier at Rue des Marchandises 1 in Nyon. Inscription necessary – phone Géa Bonetti on 079 675 31 68. More info – click here  The post Bikes vs Cars – Film at Green Film Festival Friday 11 September appeared

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  • Nyon through the eyes of Chantal Zingg
    Nyon through the eyes of Chantal Zingg

      “I don’t take pictures, I take emotions.” These are the words of Chantal Zingg, born and raised in Nyon and the area, she wants to show her city in a way that we are not used to seeing it. Inspired by artists such as Andy Warhol, she takes pictures of the city and paints […] The post Nyon through the eyes of Chantal Zingg appeared first on

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  • Nyon’s Swimmers association
    Nyon’s Swimmers association

    The Cercle des Nageurs de Nyon (CNN), founded in 1912 in Nyon, is a well-known and well-established club for people of all ages interested in aquatics sports. CNN has over 600 members and (in a non-COVID 19 year), more than 2’000 people of all ages participating in swimming classes, aqua fitness courses and holiday camps […] The post Nyon’s Swimmers association appeared first on

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  • Activities – September top picks
    Activities – September top picks

    What a fantastic month September is! The weather is perfect: not too hot, not too cold and it’s time to start afresh with a new cycle of activities or pick up the ones we love again. Whether you are looking for sports, arts, or social activities, the options vary vastly and information is scattered and […] The post Activities – September top picks appeared first on

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  • Readers – This is what you told us!
    Readers – This is what you told us!

    The results are in! Thank you for participating in the survey and helping us make the content even more useful and relevant to you. Over the month of August, we ran a survey to allow you as our readers to give your opinion and to provide you with content you are happy with. Here is […] The post Readers – This is what you told us! appeared first on

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  • New Mural on Musee du Léman –  Ritchie Blackmore, Hodler and more
    New Mural on Musee du Léman – Ritchie Blackmore, Hodler and more

    If you are passing by the Musee du Léman on the lake side, take a look up at its windows! Exem the cartoonist, has painted in comic strip form, sixteen personalities/famous people whose life or work is linked to Lake Geneva. The full sized fresco is inside the museum itself. These sixteen personalities are writers, […] The post New Mural on Musee d

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  • Atelier 9 – Nyon’s cool coworking solution
    Atelier 9 – Nyon’s cool coworking solution

    Atelier 9 is Nyon’s coworking solution. Have a business call in a ski gondola or host an event in one of the artistically designed spaces. Coworking is a concept many of us are familiar with. It offers that blend between working from the comfort of home and the professional stimulation that comes with having colleagues […] The post Atelier 9 – Nyon’s cool coworking solu

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  • Littering in Nyon
    Littering in Nyon

    Littering and unrest surged during confinement, and the recovery period from lockdown is proving to be a challenge. You may have noticed the posters and campaigns around the city appealing to the citizens to stop littering. These are an initiative taken by the city of Nyon and designed by the General Administration in an effort […] The post Littering in Nyon appeared first on

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  • Winetasting at the Castle of Crans – 5th and 6th of September
    Winetasting at the Castle of Crans – 5th and 6th of September

    Visit the Crans Castle in the nearby village of Crans-Près-Celigny and join the annual wine-tasting event on  Saturday 5th September 10:00 -20:00 and Sunday 6th 10:00 -18:00 From the “Chateau de Crans” castle’s garden, there is an exceptional view of the lake below taking in the “Jet d’eau” (water spout) right along to to the […] The post Winetasting at the Castle of Crans –

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  • Recording love songs across Europe and in Nyon – Online performance at FAR°
    Recording love songs across Europe and in Nyon – Online performance at FAR°

    The Living Arts Festival (FAR°) is currently on in Nyon and continues until the 22nd August 2020. A production that might interest readers is Oh, Europa. For the past two years, Action Hero has been roaming Europe in a motor home converted into a recording studio. With every random encounter on the road, Gemma Paintin and […] The post Recording love songs across

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  • Get into football with InterSoccer’s summer camps!
    Get into football with InterSoccer’s summer camps!

    Did you know football was invented in ….. drum roll…… China?!  It’s invention is estimated at 476BC. Today, it is the most-watched, and played sport on Earth! Find some more fun and surprising facts about football here. InterSoccer offers us all the opportunity to join in on the hype! Their Summer Camps are back for […] The post Get into football with InterSocc

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  • Readers – We would love your opinion!
    Readers – We would love your opinion!

      Living in Nyon is in transition! The founder and former editor of this website, Catherine Nelson-Pollard has recently moved back to the UK and I am the new editor of Living in Nyon. Catherine will still be helping with the site for at least another year (albeit remotely) and we are both looking forward […] The post Readers – We would love your opinion! appeared first o

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  • Parcours Vita Trelex
    Parcours Vita Trelex

    A perfect early morning or evening run! There are many jogging and walking routes in the area that are worth exploring. Find your own favourite! Here is some information about the Parcours Vita in Trelex:  It’s on the outskirts of Nyon so you will need a car or bike to get there if you are […] The post Parcours Vita Trelex appeared first on

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  • New selection of summer activities for August
    New selection of summer activities for August

    Summer is in full swing! Take advantage of our region and all it has to offer during the holiday months. After a fist selection of activities for the summer published a month ago, we are back with a new selection to keep you and your families busy and take full advantage of all our region […] The post New selection of summer activities for August appeared firs

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