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  • Parking in Nyon a hundred years ago.
    Parking in Nyon a hundred years ago.

    Living in Nyon is taking a short break and will return on the 22nd July. Meanwhile the Living in Nyon Friday column (in English) continues in La Côte newspaper. The column this Friday (12th July) talks about old Nyon and refers to the photo below. This is of the car park in Place Perdtemps (as […] The post Parking in Nyon a hundred years ago. appeared first on

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  • Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France!
    Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France!

    Gourmet Hike, Cooling of in Yvoire, Julius Caesar has left town, Rive Jazzy starts this weekend There will be a Guided Gourmet Hike on the 6th July (departure from the car park of La Givrine) from 08:00 -14:00.  A guide will lead you to a dairy in a mountain pasture, you will also get to see the […] The post Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France!

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  • Keeping cool in La Dôle – Suggested walk in the hills near Nyon
    Keeping cool in La Dôle – Suggested walk in the hills near Nyon

    If are looking for a good way to cool off and get away from the hot temperatures, La Dôle could be the perfect destination if you are willing to get up early and don’t mind a walk. One Living in Nyon reader did just that on Saturday morning. Here’s his advice. “I jumped on the […] The post Keeping cool in La Dôle – Suggested walk in the hills near

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  • Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market open until 14 July
    Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market open until 14 July

    The line up of Paléo was revealed back in April and the timetable was released this week. Music fans can now plan their afternoons/ evenings in advance (the gates open at 15:30 each day) Paléo also has a great mobile App with all the info needed on the festival. Not got tickets? The official Paléo […] The post Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market ope

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  • Eight museums for just CHF 12 in the Nyon region
    Eight museums for just CHF 12 in the Nyon region

    8 museums you can enter for just 12 francs.  Compiled by Olivia Higgs (read more about Olivia here) For tourists and locals, the Nyon Region Museum Pass offers you the opportunity to discover the modest sum of CHF 12. The eight museums are: The Châteaux of Nyon,  Coppet and Prangins, the Lake Geneva Museum, the Roman Museum […] The post Eight museums for just C

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  • Platform 4 now at Nyon station!
    Platform 4 now at Nyon station!

    Nyon now has a Platform 4, but it’s not a platform where you can actually take a train. It’s the name of a new public area directly opposite the the railway station. “Voie 4” was inaugurated on Wednesday night. It’s a meeting place for the public, to sit and chat and have a drink from […] The post Platform 4 now at Nyon station! appeared first on

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  • Discover Nyon’s Rich History on a Guided Tour – Friday 28th June
    Discover Nyon’s Rich History on a Guided Tour – Friday 28th June

    Guided Tour and Tourist Info for the Summer Nyon Tourism offers a selection of guided tours throughout the year for visitors and residents to learn about the town’s 2000 year history! The next tour will take place at 11:00 on Friday June 28th. Meet in front of the castle. Call – 022 365 66 00 […] The post Discover Nyon’s Rich History on a Guided To

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  • Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant

    Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant Starting on the 1st July, the teachers at l’Ecole-club Migros will be taking the classroom outside into the fresh air and by the lake! Morning French and German lessons will be given on the terraces of O’Les Terrasses du Lac, Rue de […] The post Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a

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  • British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham to Nyon
    British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham to Nyon

    Olivia Higgs is a 16 year old British student who moved to Nyon in 2017 from Britain. She’s currently working with Living in Nyon for a week learning the ropes on publishing. She explains what it was like moving to the town and how she found settling into Swiss life.   The biggest change of […] The post British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham

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  • Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019
    Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019

    Jazz, Swing, local Bands, Sunday lunchtime concerts and more over summer. It’s Fête de la Musique in Nyon from 21 – 22 June. This is a two day festival for local bands to come and play and show their talents to the public. Fête de la Musique is setup around Nyon, in places such as in Place […] The post Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019 appeared first o

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  • A Dry Sunday after a very Wet Saturday in Nyon
    A Dry Sunday after a very Wet Saturday in Nyon

    What a difference a day makes! After Saturday’s sudden *storm in Nyon, the sun came out on Sunday and apart from some debris on the road (and a few dumped umbrellas around town), you wouldn’t know there had been a deluge of rain in that area the day before. Check out our “before and after” […] The post A Dry Sunday after a very Wet Saturday in Nyon appeared f

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  • Photos and Videos of Women’s Strike in Nyon – Friday 14th June
    Photos and Videos of Women’s Strike in Nyon – Friday 14th June

    There was a good turn out of women (and some men) at the Women’s Strike in Nyon today (14 June). Events began early in the town and carried on right until the late afternoon, culminating in a march from the castle to the railway station. The traffic was held up by the marchers but there […] The post Photos and Videos of Women’s Strike in Nyon – Frida

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  • Ways to Support the Women’s Strike in Nyon
    Ways to Support the Women’s Strike in Nyon

    There are many events happening across Switzerland on the 14th June for the Women’s Strike including marches in both Lausanne, and Geneva.  Read more about this in an article in Le News. If you want to support the strike in Nyon, there are events scheduled throughout the day in the town. See the Grève féministe Nyon […] The post Ways to Support the Women’s Strike in N

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  • 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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