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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! appeared first on Livi...

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  • Take in the Sun on the Most Coveted Beaches in Côte d’Azur
    Take in the Sun on the Most Coveted Beaches in Côte d’Azur

    The south of France has some of the finest beaches in the world, making this region of the country a perennial playground of the rich and famous. With azure waters, powder white sand, tranquil sailboats bobbing in the distance, and the occasional celebrity cameo, Côte d’Azur has been a staple destination of choice in the itinerary of jet set tourists since the middle of the twentieth century...

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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 open until 14 July appeared first on ...

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  • Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Cappella Concert in Arzier
    Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Cappella Concert in Arzier

    Getting the party started in Rolle. Purcell and Hoagy Carmichael in Arzier. The town of Rolle is celebrating its 700th anniversary.  Yes, that’s right, the town dates back to 1319!  There are lots of events going on in the town this year over seven months (from April to October) under the slogan, “7 centuries, 7 arts”. […] The post Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Ca...

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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 Tour – Friday 28th June appeared first ...

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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 Coffee and a Croissant appeared first on L...

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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 to Nyon appeared first on Living in...

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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 on Living in Nyon.

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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 – Friday 14th June appeared first on Living ...

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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 Nyon appeared firs...

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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 Nyon on Saturday appeared first on Livin...

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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 Living in Nyon.

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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! appeared first on ...

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  • The Hottest Nightclubs and VIP Nightlife Venues In Barcelona and London.
    The Hottest Nightclubs and VIP Nightlife Venues In Barcelona and London.

    If you are bored of the local nightlife, where you live or if your area is completely devoid of luxury and VIP Nightlife spots, then it is time to broaden your horizons and seek out the Hottest Nightclubs and VIP Nightlife Venues in two of Europe’s most famous cities: London and Barcelona. You will not be disappointed! Both cities – London and Barcelona are famous for partying and dancing u...

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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 Adult and Children’s Swimmi...

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  • Culinary flights of fancy in Castelfalfi Resort
    Culinary flights of fancy in Castelfalfi Resort

    Tuscany is a paradise for gourmands. Regional specialties range from wild pig to Pecorino cheese and truffles to the renowned cantucci almond cookies. In the mountain village of Castelfalfi we tasted our way through the exquisite Tuscan cuisine: A short time ago we took a marvelous short vacation... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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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 weekend in Nyon 7- 9...

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  • The Complete Guide For Sightseeing In Prague
    The Complete Guide For Sightseeing In Prague

    Prague is one of the significant historic cities in Europe. If you are a traveler that is passionate about history and architecture, then this is a must-have on your bucket list. Before you go sightseeing, take some time to plan everything. There are so many popular touristic spots to visit, so knowing what you want to see in advance will save you some precious time. You can get around with bus...

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  • 2019 Monaco Grand Prix highlights, on and off the track
    2019 Monaco Grand Prix highlights, on and off the track

    Jetsetters, celebrities and VIPs were out in force to watch the race action and party at the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix. Highlights were many – on and off the track – but Lewis Hamilton certainly wrote a new page in the history of motorsport by clinching his third Monaco Grand Prix win after a very tense race. Monaco’s homegrown talent Charles Leclerc had a difficult weekend, first in the qua...

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  • Tickets still available for Caribana – Franz Ferdinand, Kodaline, Robin Schulz and more
    Tickets still available for Caribana – Franz Ferdinand, Kodaline, Robin Schulz and more

    The weather forecast is looking pretty good for Caribana this week. This lakeside festival near Nyon (in Crans-près-Céligny) is the first of the summer music festivals in the area and starts on Wednesday 5th until Sunday 9th June.  At the moment there are still tickets available for all nights. Franz Ferdinand is the main headline act on […] The post Tickets still available for Caribana ...

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