Living in Nyon


  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How the Swiss Eat – New Exhibition at the Château of Prangins
    How the Swiss Eat – New Exhibition at the Château of Prangins

    The Château of Prangins currently has a new exhibition called “À table ! What does Switzerland eat ?” In this exhibition you can find out about Swiss culinary culture and how it has changed over the years. Discover the country’s regional specialities and its food heritage. Check out the butcher’s shop which has been completely […] The post How the Sw

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  • Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tours, History Tours and More
    Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tours, History Tours and More

    Nyon Tourism Office organises various tours for both residents and visitors throughout the year. The next tours coming up soon are a cultural tour on the 28th April and a history of the town tour on the 16th May. Meet in front on the château at 14:00. Please register in advance. Details in flyer below.  […] The post Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tou

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  • Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Networking.
    Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Networking.

    Living in Nyon is taking a short break until the 1st February. Here is a selection of local events coming up over the next few weeks. January  Music – January 24th – Acoustic folk and soul music by Australian band “Sissos” at La Parenthèse bar in Nyon. Networking – Business Friday, January 25 Nyon Business Forum […] The post Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Netw

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  • Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January
    Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January

    Museums open, Family parade, Christmas tree bonfire, Look out for Lotos!  Happy New Year from Living in Nyon! The three museums of Nyon the Château of Nyon, the Lake Museum and the Roman Museum will be open on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd January with free entry to the public.  Check out the passenger submarine […] The post Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family E

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  • A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25!
    A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25!

    St-Cergue Tourist Office is currently offering a package for just CHF 25 per person for a fondue in a restaurant and chance to skate on the ice rink in the village. Take a look at St-Cergue’s webcam. It’s beautiful up there right now! (13th December 2018) Price includes rental of skates and fondue in a participating restaurant. […] The post A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25! appeared

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  • Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try the Bourru!
    Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try the Bourru!

    It’s “Cave Ouvertes” this weekend Saturday 3rd (10:00 – 18:00) and Sunday 4th November (10:00 -16:00) in Begnins, Luins, Vinzel et Bursins. For just CHF15 you are given a special wine tasting glass, you can then visit the wine cellars and taste wine in each of them. There will be a free “navette” bus provided […] The post Open wine cellars this weekend in villages nea

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  • Wine festival this weekend in Nyon
    Wine festival this weekend in Nyon

    It’s Fête de la Vigne in Nyon this Friday 5th (17:00- 23:30) and Saturday 6th October (09:00 – 01:00 in the morning!) in the Place du Château and at the Place des Marronniers. There are lots of events planned: an after-work drink on Friday, with a light show against the castle walls, wine producers in town with stands, […] The post Wine festival this weekend in Nyon appeared first on

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  • 50,000 Candles to light up Château de Prangins on Saturday evening
    50,000 Candles to light up Château de Prangins on Saturday evening

      This year the Château de Prangins celebrates 20 years as home to the Swiss National Museum in French-speaking Switzerland. During that time it has welcomed more than a million visitors, held around fifty cultural history exhibitions, and launched innovative events – such as Rendez-vous au Jardin (Rendezvous in the garden – a Fête and […] The post 50,000 Candles to lig

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  • Heritage Days in Vaud – 1st and 2nd September
    Heritage Days in Vaud – 1st and 2nd September

    This weekend it’s “Journées européennes du patrimoine” – “European Heritage Days”. It’s a chance to visit and see heritage buildings around the country, some of them are only open for this weekend only. There is a full programme across canton Vaud click here In Nyon the château will be open, there will be guided tours […] The post Heritage Days in Vaud – 1st and 2nd September appeared fi

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