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  • Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rudimental and more
    Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rudimental and more

    Caribana Festival has announced part of the line-up for 2020 The Offspring from the U.S, playing on Wednesday 17th June, Five Seconds of Summer from Australia  on Thursday 18th, and Rudimental from the UK playing on the 19th, are just some of the artists on the programme. Check the other bands and artists here. Note […] The post Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rud...

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  • Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from your phone
    Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from your phone

    There is now a new App called “Nyon:Guide” where you can find out about the great walks that can be had around the local area in English, French and German. Whether it’s on the lakeside, in the vineyards, in the heart of the Jura or in local towns, each itinerary offers a series of points […] The post Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from...

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  • Open Days at CERN this weekend 14 and 15 September 2019
    Open Days at CERN this weekend 14 and 15 September 2019

    On Saturday, 14 and Sunday, 15 September, CERN will open its doors to the public. Taking advantage of the second long shutdown of the Large Hadron Collider, the Laboratory will be offering visitors of all ages the exceptional opportunity to visit its facilities, discover its groundbreaking technologies, have fun with physics and meet the people who […] The post Open Days at CERN this weekend...

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  • New to Nyon? A Chance to meet new people at the IWCN activities Fair

    New to Nyon? Here’s a chance for women to meet other women at the IWCN (International Women’s Club of Nyon) activities fair. The IWCN is a non-profit organisation for English-speaking women residing in Nyon and the surrounding region. Its purpose is to promote friendly contacts among women of all nationalities through multiple activities and to help facilitate […] The post New to Nyon? ...

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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 wine) at the Fête des Vignerons appeared first on...

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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 Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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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 CHF 12 in the Nyon region ap...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Paediatric Sleep Consultant appeared first on Livin...

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  • The Life of a British Surgeon working at the Hospital in Nyon.
    The Life of a British Surgeon working at the Hospital in Nyon.

    From Accidents to Arthritis. High Quality of Care for Patients, Quality of Life outside work Originally from Northern Ireland, Doctor John McManus is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and joint head of the Department of orthopaedic and trauma surgery at the hospital in Nyon. He recently spoke to Living in Nyon about his experience of working […] The post The Life of a British Surgeon working a...

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  • (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon
    (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon

    We have three health related articles coming up on Living in Nyon this week. The first, is news of a CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) course which will be given in English in Nyon.  The second, is an interview with a British orthopaedic surgeon who works in Nyon hospital, and the third is an article about the […] The post (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon appeared...

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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 Again? appeared first on L...

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  • Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open!
    Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open!

    The Piscine de Colovray (Nyon’s outdoor pool) opened on the the 4th May and will stay open until Monday 16th September 2019. The indoor pool at Cossy remains open, but will be closed for maintenance purposes between the 15th July and August 11th 2019. Take your pick! The weather is a little chilly right now […] The post Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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