Living in Nyon


  • Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass Nyon on Saturday
    Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass Nyon on Saturday

    The Bol d’Or (one of the most important sailing races on an inland lake in the world) takes place this weekend. The main race starts in Geneva at 10:00 on Saturday, when all the yachts are lined up to begin the race it’s an impressive site! Photo below taken by the Living in Nyon editor […] The post Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass

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  • Street Food Festival in Nyon  14 – 16 June
    Street Food Festival in Nyon 14 – 16 June

    There will be a Street Food Festival in Nyon down by the Rive on Friday 14th from 17:00 -24:00, Saturday 11:00 -24:00 and Sunday 11:00 -21:00. Photo below taken on Thursday – preparation for for the festival. Food trucks and stands galore – see full list here The post Street Food Festival in Nyon 14 – 16 June appeared first on

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  • A World First for Roses – in Nyon!
    A World First for Roses – in Nyon!

    Thanks to Hester Macdonald of HM Garden Design for this article below. On Wednesday, Hester went along to a press conference in Nyon and discovered that the town is trialling an exciting new project involving roses. Members of the public can go along and see “this quiet revolution” happening in the town. Details below. A […] The post A World First for Roses – in Nyon! appea

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  • Adult and Children’s Swimming Classes begin 1st July in a Warm Water pool
    Adult and Children’s Swimming Classes begin 1st July in a Warm Water pool

    As summer is around the corner, it’s a good time for both children and adults to learn how to swim. The friendly swimming instructors in Clinique la Lignière speak English and will be giving classes during the school summer holidays, ranging from complete beginner to advanced stages of swimming : Classes begin from the 1st until the 24th July: […] The post

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  • Events this weekend in Nyon 7- 9 June 2019
    Events this weekend in Nyon 7- 9 June 2019

    Plogging, Spring Market, Intercultural Festival, Capoeira, Wine Tasting, Guided Tour of Nyon, Caribana continues, Rocketman – Events this weekend, plus a few ideas for family excursions.  Also, dates for your diary – Shakespeare (in English) at the Château of Prangins – 14th and 15th June.  Friday 7th June On Friday at 15:00 there will be […] The post Events this week

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  • Tales of Murder acted out on a Geneva Tram – June and September
    Tales of Murder acted out on a Geneva Tram – June and September

    Tram’Drames is a dramatic production which will take place in French and in English (see dates below) on an old Geneva vintage tram. This is a half-scripted, half-improvised account of some of Geneva’s grisliest murders, all told in period costume.  Hang on for a gruesome ride through the seedy underbelly of the city! Geneva seems […] The post Tale

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  • Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Paediatric Sleep Consultant
    Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Paediatric Sleep Consultant

    Our third health related article this week focusses on Kate Fergusson. Kate is a British specialist nurse and a Certified Paediatric Sleep Consultant and she moved to Nyon in 2017. Read on to discover how she likes living in the town, but in moving here, has had to adapt to a loss of a career […] The post Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Pae

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  • The Life of a British Surgeon working at the Hospital in Nyon.
    The Life of a British Surgeon working at the Hospital in Nyon.

    From Accidents to Arthritis. High Quality of Care for Patients, Quality of Life outside work Originally from Northern Ireland, Doctor John McManus is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and joint head of the Department of orthopaedic and trauma surgery at the hospital in Nyon. He recently spoke to Living in Nyon about his experience of working […] The post

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  • (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon
    (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon

    We have three health related articles coming up on Living in Nyon this week. The first, is news of a CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) course which will be given in English in Nyon.  The second, is an interview with a British orthopaedic surgeon who works in Nyon hospital, and the third is an article about the […] The post (CPR) for Babies, Children and Ad

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  • Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon
    Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon

    Did you know you can buy milk fresh from a farm within a short walk (15-20 minutes) from Nyon? The milk is for sale via a self service machine (see photo below). You can either take your own container, or buy one at the farm. Take cash for the vending machine. One litre of milk […] The post Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon appeared first on

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  • Jazz/ Indie Folk Friday Nyon 17th May – Choir Concert Sun 19th in Perroy
    Jazz/ Indie Folk Friday Nyon 17th May – Choir Concert Sun 19th in Perroy

    There will be a jazz concert at the Conservatoire in Nyon on Friday 17th May at 20:30. The band DUO  (Joël Musy on saxophone and Aïda Diop, marimbas) will perform “Les Lames du Vent”. Call –  022 994 23 60 info.nyon@cov-vd.ch Also on Friday 17th Indie Folk/Dream Pop music at the Parenthèse with “Hand Habits” from the U.S. Concert starts […] The post

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  • Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May
    Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May

    As part of the annual “Bike Day” activities in Nyon, there will be a second hand bike sale on Saturday 18th May. It’s a great opportunity to sell or buy a bike. This event will take place at Parc de la Morâche, (the park just a few minutes walk behind the railway station and near the […] The post Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May appeared first on

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  • A Tsunami on Lac Léman in 563 – Could it Happen Again?
    A Tsunami on Lac Léman in 563 – Could it Happen Again?

    Did you know in the year 563 there was once a Tsunami on Lac Léman that left destruction in its wake? The Lake Museum in Nyon (Musée du Léman) currently has a exhibition called “Un Tsunami”, which recounts the story of the tsunami and how it happened. Seemingly a side of a mountain collapsed into […] The post A Tsunami on Lac Léman in 563 – Could it Happen A

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  • Coaching for Development  – Autumn Course starts in Bogis-Bossey near Nyon
    Coaching for Development  – Autumn Course starts in Bogis-Bossey near Nyon

     Learn coaching and learn to see the world through someone else’s eyes. Learn to be an effective leader Daniel Ahlers is a director at the Centre for Coaching for Switzerland. He and his team will be leading a new session of their internationally accredited course that starts in September at the Château de Bossey near Nyon. Daniel told […] The post

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  • Summer Football Courses Coming up Near Nyon
    Summer Football Courses Coming up Near Nyon

    Summer Football Courses in English and French. InterSoccer runs courses for children aged 3-6 at Montessori School, La Rippe, every Monday from 15:15 to 16:15. There are also classes for 3 to 10-year-olds at La Longeraie, Morges on Thursdays from 16:15 to 17:15 and for 3 to 12-year-olds at GEMS, Etoy on Sunday mornings from 10:00 to […] The post

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  • Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open!
    Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open!

    The Piscine de Colovray (Nyon’s outdoor pool) opened on the the 4th May and will stay open until Monday 16th September 2019. The indoor pool at Cossy remains open, but will be closed for maintenance purposes between the 15th July and August 11th 2019. Take your pick! The weather is a little chilly right now […] The post Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open! appeared first on

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  • “Women in Science” – Talk, 14th May in Rolle
    “Women in Science” – Talk, 14th May in Rolle

    If you are a woman working in science, have a daughter who is considering STEM, then there is an interesting event coming up in Rolle on the 14th May 18:30 -22:00 This event is organised by the BPW (Business Professional Women) club.  Registration here.  The speaker will be Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, an Associate Professor at EPFL […] The post “Women in Science” – Talk,

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  • Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May
    Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May

    “Printemps à Perdtemps” is one of many Participanyon projects in which members of the public can take part and help with local Nyon projects. The next event will be the planting of a new garden at the bottom of the Place Perdtemps car park in Nyon on Tuesday 21st May from 17.00-19:00, Wednesday the 22nd […] The post Help plant up a new public garden

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  • Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May
    Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May

    It’s La Fête des Voisins (Neighbours’ Day) on Friday 24th May in Nyon, and in towns and villages across the Canton. Look out for the posters in your area, apartment building or street to find out what’s happening in your area. Your neighbours may have organised a drinks, pot luck buffet or a simple get-together. […] The post Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May appeared first o

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