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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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  • Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th October
    Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th October

    Autumn Market and a party for Italians living in la Côte region. There’s a lot going in Nyon this weekend – along with the wine festival which begins tonight, the 4th October, it’s also the Autumn Market in town on Saturday 5th! Stands, music food, autumnal products, two hours free parking in the La Combe shopping […] The post Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th October appeared fi...

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  • Net worth and savings rate update August 2019: CHF 378'526.80 (+CHF 5'565.35)
    Net worth and savings rate update August 2019: CHF 378'526.80 (+CHF 5'565.35)

    The time for voyeurs has come again :D If you are new to the blog, I recommend reading the article that introduced this series on my net worth. A rather frugal August CASH FLOW AND SAVINGS (+CHF 3'284.61): We replenish the funds with more cash flow through dental reimbursements. However, we have had other unexpected health expenses so we are still not at the maximum of our capacities. And t...

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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 September – Château de Prangin...

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  • Decorated Cows come down the Mountain on Saturday Sept 28th
    Decorated Cows come down the Mountain on Saturday Sept 28th

    If you are new to the Nyon area and have never been to a Désalpe before, now is your chance to do so at the Désalpe St-Cergue on Saturday 28th Sept! A Désalpe is a tradtional ceremony where the farmers bring their cows down from the high hills to spend winter at a lower level […] The post Decorated Cows come down the Mountain on Saturday Sept 28th appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Ask the readers: switch from CornèrTrader to Degiro?
    Ask the readers: switch from CornèrTrader to Degiro?

    CornèrTrader has recently introduced new fees, and I am now evaluating the option of transferring my shares to Degiro. I can already hear you say: "But MP, I thought your favorite online broker was Interactive Brokers, and that you had more than CHF 100'000 in assets with them? Was it a fake news or what?" Don't worry, I haven't lied to you :) All of our securities with Ms. MP are inde...

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  • Pants down! MP family's 2018 spendings!
    Pants down! MP family's 2018 spendings!

    Since the beginning of the blog, I had never taken the time to write such an article where we reveal our annual expenses. Or was it for fear of not being as frugal as I think I am? Anyway, I decided to fill the gap. Because even if the figures I have obtained do not please me, it remains the reality. I am counting on you to challenge me where you have ideas for optimizations. Because in t...

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  • Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire
    Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire

    The new season of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Conservatoire in Nyon by the lakeside in Nyon, begin on the 22 September with the Duo Obco “Huitzil-Colibri”. Flute, percussion, contemporary, renaissance and baroque music mixed with the spoken word. To reserve a seat, call 021 802 4393 or email info.nyon @cov-vd.ch The post Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire appeared first on Livin...

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  • Long weekend – Pool still open!
    Long weekend – Pool still open!

    A reminder to readers that the 16th September is the Monday Jeûne Fédéral holiday in Vaud and most shops and supermarkets in Nyon will be closed. This year 2019, the Nyon council run outdoor swimming pool is remaining open one week later than usual. It will close for the season on the 16th September at […] The post Long weekend – Pool still open! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage weekend
    Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage weekend

    If any parents are looking for an unusual venue for a children’s birthday party, did you know that all three of Nyon’s museums (the Roman museum, the Château and the Léman Museum) offer a 45 minute birthday party package for up to 12 children? How about a party where children (from 07-12 years old) can […] The post Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage...

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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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  • Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population
    Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population

    Nyon’s current population is around 22,000 and is predicted to grow to 30,000 within the next few years. What challenges will the town face if this happens? On Thursday 12th September 2019 there will be a public debate to discuss these challenges. The debate will take place from 19:30 – 21:00 at the Salle du […] The post Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population appeared first on Living...

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  • A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September
    A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September

    The town of Nyon will be participating in “La Nuit est Belle” movement on the 26th September and  will turn off the public lighting in the town (where it is safe to do so). Others communes of Tannay, Crassier, Prangins, Vich, Gilly, Rolle, Le Vaud, Gingins and Chéserex are also taking part in this event. […] The post A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September appeared first on Livin...

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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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  • Jazz in Prangins and Nyon, 12 -14 September 2019
    Jazz in Prangins and Nyon, 12 -14 September 2019

    On the 12, 13 & 14 September there will be three evenings of jazz in Nyon and Prangins at the 5th “Jazz au Peuple” festival. Venues include: the Temple of Nyon, the Temple of Prangins and the Old Pressoir of Prangins The programme features Armenian-American singer Areni Agbabian, the Arthur Hnatek Trio and internationally renowned […] The post Jazz in Prangins and Nyon, 12 -14 Septemb...

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  • Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Nyon – Sat 7th September
    Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Nyon – Sat 7th September

    Gingibana  – is a village music festival which will be held on Saturday 7th September from 10:30 – 17:30 in the beautiful Château Blanc in Gingins near Nyon. Gingins organises many fun events throughout the year, “Gingibana” was such a success in 2018, the village decided to do it all over again in 2019. This event is […] The post Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Ny...

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