Living in Nyon


  • Festival des arts vivants
    Festival des arts vivants

    FAR (Festival des Arts Vivants) is Nyon’s final major festival of the year. Due to the particular circumstances we are having this year, it brings art to life in a different way! Performances in the public space, radio projects, choreographic journeys in the middle of nature, one-to-one story-sharing, works sent home and to be activated by […] The post Festival des arts vivants a

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  • Sunrise on a Sunday Morning in Nyon
    Sunrise on a Sunday Morning in Nyon

    Easy like Sunday morning   Here’s a short video filmed at sunrise in Nyon on the 5th July 2020. The lakeside was very quiet at 06:00, there were few people around, just a few swans and a petite peloton of cyclists. Video filmed by Catherine Nelson-Pollard. Check out the Nyonlass Youtube channel     The post Sunrise on a Sunday Morning in Nyon appeared first on

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  • Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area!
    Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area!

    This year is the opportunity to spend the summer in our beautiful area and enjoy the variety of activities available in this region. Despite most of the festivals being canceled (they will be sadly missed), we are privileged to have access to so many beautiful outdoor places well worth visiting. Christian Bronsil, on behalf of […] The post Fantastic summer activiti

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  • Masks obligatory on public transport from Monday 6th July
    Masks obligatory on public transport from Monday 6th July

    On Monday in Nyon, the staff in Migros in La Combe shopping centre were removing the 2 metre distance markings from the supermarket floor, and then today the 1st July, the Swiss government announced that from the 6th it would be obligatory to wear masks on public transport. This is a response to the rising […] The post Masks obligatory on public transp

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  • SwissCovid App launched 25th June  – Contact tracing for residents
    SwissCovid App launched 25th June – Contact tracing for residents

    The free SwissCovid App was launched today, 25th June 2020. The application uses Contact Tracing. This is to identify people who have been in close contact with those who have been infected with coronavirus. Above – Image of the SwissCovid App The App is clearly laid out and links to the “Coronavirus – Frequently Asked […] The post SwissCovid App

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  • Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps
    Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps

    Loungers, a giant chess game, a maze as well as a bar!   Giving Perdtemps back to the People If you have recently been at the Perdtemps parking, you may have seen a section now taken up by loungers, a giant chess game, a maze as well as a bar and plenty of colourful flowers. You […] The post Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps appeared first

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  • New Editor for Living in Nyon 
    New Editor for Living in Nyon 

    Living in Nyon is delighted to announce that Mandy Bronsil will be taking over the reins of Living in Nyon as its new editor.  Mandy has been living in the area for over 10 years and founded her own company B-inspired Partners in January of 2019. She is VP of membership at Toastmasters International Nyon, […] The post New Editor for Living in Nyon  appeared first on

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  • Walk to Wine school from Nyon Railway Station
    Walk to Wine school from Nyon Railway Station

    Did you know that just above Nyon, in Changins, there is a Wine School/Haut Ecole/Training Centre which offers degree courses, a Master of Science in viticulture and oenology, plus courses for wine-lovers and members of the public? The school is set in grounds surrounded by its own vineyards. It has a lovely old house in […] The post Walk to Wine school from Nyon

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  • Coronavirus: Key numbers, Useful Info and “Cholera Cake”
    Coronavirus: Key numbers, Useful Info and “Cholera Cake”

    Thanks to La Côte newspaper for publishing these useful numbers at the front of its paper each day during the current Covid-19 period. “Restez Chez Vous”, means, “Stay at Home”. If you are wondering whether you should call your doctor or go to a medical facility if you think you are infected, or if you want to […] The post Coronavirus: Key numbers, Useful I

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  • Flea Market Cancelled but Fresh Fish for Sale in Nyon
    Flea Market Cancelled but Fresh Fish for Sale in Nyon

    Many local events are on hold or have been cancelled in the past few weeks, including March’s monthly flea market in Nyon, however, not everything has come to a halt. The fishermen are still going out each day to bring us fresh fish from the lake. The fishermen’s huts along the lakeside are open and […] The post Flea Market Cancelled but Fresh Fish for Sal

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  • Nyon Council Offices Closed but Open for Business Online & via Phone
    Nyon Council Offices Closed but Open for Business Online & via Phone

    A note to readers that although the physical council offices of Nyon council are currently closed, Nyon council can still answer all administrative questions on the free phone number 0800 529 463 or by email at ville@nyon.ch. More information on this pdf (in English here) click here Recycling Centre open (with restrictions) The déchèterie is open at the usual […] The post

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  • Blood donors: Loving Life, Giving Blood – Tues 24/Weds 25 March Nyon
    Blood donors: Loving Life, Giving Blood – Tues 24/Weds 25 March Nyon

    Give Blood – Tuesday 24 and Weds 25th March, Salle Communale de Nyon, As we go about ensuring our cupboards have enough essential supplies, public health officials also need to ensure that stocks of essential medical supplies are adequate to meet evolving public health challenges. Among the most precious of these supplies are blood products. […] The post

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  • New Nyon Facebook Group for Volunteers to Help during Coronavirus period
    New Nyon Facebook Group for Volunteers to Help during Coronavirus period

    A new Facebook page called Coronavirus Nyon Solidarité Entreaide has been created for volunteers who want to give help during this Coronavirus lockdown period, and for members of the public to receive help. There are currently around 9-10 people working on the page, volunteers can offer their help or ask for help. This can be anything […] The post

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  • List of Restaurants and Food outlets that offer home delivery
    List of Restaurants and Food outlets that offer home delivery

    Nyon Région Tourisme has compiled a list of restaurants, food outlets and shops that are currently offering home delivery. From sushi bars to pizza restaurants, an artisanal chocolate maker and more, this (non-exhaustive) list is helpful if you want to order in! It also goes some way to help local small businesses to continue trading […] The post L

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  • Nyon – A Town on Temporary hold but still Looking lovely!
    Nyon – A Town on Temporary hold but still Looking lovely!

    Nyon was very quiet early this morning, Tuesday March 17th 2020. Most shops were closed apart from the town’s bakeries, butchers, tobacconists, supermarkets and pharmacies. Some of these establishments have imposed restrictions on how many customers are allowed inside their premises at any one time. The supermarket is open in Manor (the rest of the […] The post

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  • News on Nyon events. Swiss Government Guidelines re Covid – 19
    News on Nyon events. Swiss Government Guidelines re Covid – 19

    Events cancelled.  Paléo line-up postponed. Suggestions for local walks. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, many events in Nyon and the surrounding area have been cancelled, from the Green Film Festival (which was due to take place this weekend), to the cancellation of special cruises on the CGN ferries. Local schools have been closed, sporting […] The post

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