Living in Nyon


  • Merry Christmas from Living in Nyon!
    Merry Christmas from Living in Nyon!

    A Very Merry Christmas to all Readers! We will be back at the end of December to highlight some local Nyon events coming up in January 2020. The post Merry Christmas from Living in Nyon! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Father Christmas has come to Town
    Father Christmas has come to Town

    The Nyon Christmas market is now in full swing and this year there is a “Village du Père Noël” in the Place du Château. Father Christmas and Mother Christmas have been paying a visit to children inside the tent in the centre of the square and rumour has it they will be back again on […] The post Father Christmas has come to Town appeared first on

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  • Christmas Market comes to Nyon – Bigger and Better than before!
    Christmas Market comes to Nyon – Bigger and Better than before!

    The final touches to the mini wooden chalets are being made ready for the Nyon Christmas Market which starts tomorrow, the 13th December and continues until Christmas Eve on the 24th.  There are more chalets this year which wind around the streets of the town. Along with lots of goodies for sale, there will also […] The post Christmas Market comes t

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  • Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon
    Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon

    The 9th Jazz Carols event in Nyon organised by La Côte church. A creative “twist” on many loved and well-known Christmas Carols. From 19:00 – 22:00 at the Temple in Nyon on Saturday 14th December. Admission free, reservation required – link here The post Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon appeared first on

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  • Monday Movie – “Le Mans” in English at Nyon cinema
    Monday Movie – “Le Mans” in English at Nyon cinema

    Film, Le Mans and advance tickets for Star Wars in Nyon The Monday movie in English at Nyon cinema on the the 2nd December will be “Le Mans”, starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale. Screenings at 17:30 and 20:30 – Tickets here Synopsis  -The true story of a team of eccentric American engineers led by […] The post Monday Movie – “Le Mans” in English at Nyon cinema

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  • The Léman Express – New Rail Network to Launch on 15th December
    The Léman Express – New Rail Network to Launch on 15th December

    Day out to Annecy or Evian-les-Bains, by train from Coppet! The New Léman Express is due to launch on the 15th December 2019. This is a massive new rail network (work began over 8 years ago!) and it will extend across Geneva and Vaud and into neighbouring France. Léman Express trains are timed to coordinate […] The post The Léman Express – New Rail

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  • Young Adults from 15 countries currently visiting Nyon and putting on a show
    Young Adults from 15 countries currently visiting Nyon and putting on a show

    Show in Nyon – Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November – 20:00 103 multi-talented young adults (from 15 different countries) are currently visiting Nyon and staying with 50+ host families. Along with doing roughly 1,000 hours of volunteer work, they will also be providing leadership workshops to students in various schools in the area. “Up with People” […] The post

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  • News from elsewhere – From ban on polluting vehicles to skiing and Scrabble
    News from elsewhere – From ban on polluting vehicles to skiing and Scrabble

    Polluting Cars, Early season skiing, La Côte, Helicopter pilots in Alps, Ice Climbing, Nyon TV and more. From time to time, Living in Nyon highlights articles from other websites in Switzerland that readers may find interesting or useful. Photo above – C.Nelson-Pollard. Coppet as seen from the train, en-route to Geneva. Ban on Polluting cars […] The post

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  • Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November
    Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November

    Nyon’s ice rink is now open and on Saturday 23rd November it is holding a Silent Disco from 18:30 – 23:00 Entry is free – just CHF 5 for adults, CHF 3 for children to rent skates. There will be three different kinds of music on offer on Canal Bleu – électro, pop-rock, hip-hop, 90’s, Canal […] The post Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November

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  • Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27 –  Wine Loving Women in Nyon – Dec 6th
    Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27 – Wine Loving Women in Nyon – Dec 6th

    The Christmas lights were being strung up around Nyon on Monday afternoon. The festive season is around the corner! For those new to Nyon and would like to meet other people. Did you know there are several Meet Up group events in the area? Improve your Public Speaking skills The first is on November 27th […] The post Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27

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  • English books at Nyon library – Free to borrow
    English books at Nyon library – Free to borrow

    A reminder to all readers that Nyon’s own public library at Avenue Viollier 10, has a small, but interesting selection of English books and CDs that can be borrowed for free by members of the public (not just Nyon residents). The adult library has a room with a photocopier, a coffee machine, newspapers, magazines, Wi-Fi […] The post English books at Nyon library –

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  • Chamber Orchestra and Young Musicians play together – Concert 17 Nov
    Chamber Orchestra and Young Musicians play together – Concert 17 Nov

    Classical concert Sunday 17th Nov in Nyon with the Da Capo Chamber Orchestra – Free entry Contemporary music, Vivaldi, Haydn, Bach and more. When it comes to music, we are spoilt for choice in this region. Not only do we have Paléo, one of Europe’s premier popular music festivals on our doorstep, but we also […] The post Chamber Orchestra and

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  • Arts Day in Nyon Sat 9th Nov – Peek into Artist’s studios around town!
    Arts Day in Nyon Sat 9th Nov – Peek into Artist’s studios around town!

    The 2019 Arts Day (Journée des Arts) will take place in Nyon this Saturday 9th November. It’s a great chance to take a look behind the scenes of 20 artists and photographers’ studios, to see their work and chat to the artists themselves. From the massive canvases produced by Nyon artist Bernard Garo, to the […] The post Arts Day in Nyon Sat 9t

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  • Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November
    Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November

    The main tourist season has come to an end in Nyon. The large CGN ferries that depart from Nyon have now gone into dry dock and the lake area is a little quieter, however there are smaller boats operating over to Yvoire and there are still events happening in and around the town and by […] The post Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November ap

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  • Garage Rock and Jazz on Friday 25th, Modern Classical music 1st Nov
    Garage Rock and Jazz on Friday 25th, Modern Classical music 1st Nov

    Halloween is approaching – how about going to see a band called Fangclub?! NME said this about this garage rock band from Dublin – “Fangclub are a fully formed thrash pop monster; melodic, frenzied and phenomenal”. They will be playing at the Parenthèse on Friday 25th October at 22:00. Free entry. See video below Jazz […] The post Garage Rock

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  • (CPR) for Babies, Children & Adults – 30 Nov in Nyon
    (CPR) for Babies, Children & Adults – 30 Nov in Nyon

    Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course (in English) in Nyon. This practical Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course, is expanded over four hours to include techniques for saving a baby, child or adult’s life. Using realistic manikins, participants learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of a heart attack and stroke, the first aid for choking and much more. […] The post

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  • Night of Short Films in Morges – Friday 11th October
    Night of Short Films in Morges – Friday 11th October

    On Friday 11th October there will be a screening of short films at the Nuit de Court Métrage in Morges Films begin at 20:00 and the evening continues until after midnight! This mini festival takes place at the Odeon Cinema in Morges. There’s a wide variety of films in four categories from an 2 minute animated […] The post Night of Short Films in Morges – Frid

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  • Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th October
    Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th October

    Autumn Market and a party for Italians living in la Côte region. There’s a lot going in Nyon this weekend – along with the wine festival which begins tonight, the 4th October, it’s also the Autumn Market in town on Saturday 5th! Stands, music food, autumnal products, two hours free parking in the La Combe shopping […] The post Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th Oct

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