Living in Nyon


  • 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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  • 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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  • Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th September – Château de Prangins
    Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th September – Château de Prangins

    There’s a chance to dress up in costume and participate in a parade on Sunday at the annual “Déjeuner sur L’Herbe” event at the Château de Prangins from 10:00 -18:00 Register on the day on site between 10.00 and 13:00 or online in advance. This year is dedicated to the 18th century. If you don’t fancy […] The post Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th

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  • Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of wine) at the Fête des Vignerons
    Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of wine) at the Fête des Vignerons

    The Fête des Vignerons (the Winegrowers’ festival) in Vevey began on the 18th July and runs until the 11th August 2019. They say most people only get to see two Fête des Vignerons in their lifetime as they only take place five times in a century. So now is your chance. The last Fête was […] The post Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of win

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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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  • 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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