Living in Nyon


  • Sunrise on a Sunday Morning in Nyon
    Sunrise on a Sunday Morning in Nyon

    Easy like Sunday morning   Here’s a short video filmed at sunrise in Nyon on the 5th July 2020. The lakeside was very quiet at 06:00, there were few people around, just a few swans and a petite peloton of cyclists. Video filmed by Catherine Nelson-Pollard. Check out the Nyonlass Youtube channel     The post Sunrise on a Sunday Morning in Nyon appeared first on

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  • Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area!
    Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area!

    This year is the opportunity to spend the summer in our beautiful area and enjoy the variety of activities available in this region. Despite most of the festivals being canceled (they will be sadly missed), we are privileged to have access to so many beautiful outdoor places well worth visiting. Christian Bronsil, on behalf of […] The post Fantastic summer activiti

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  • This summer, polish up on your French skills!
    This summer, polish up on your French skills!

      Getting your working permit or Swiss nationality requires a minimum level of French. Altera Lingua offer personalised classes adapted to your objectives. If you need to take the FIDE test or the DELF exam for your Swiss Naturalisation / Swiss working permit, their teachers will accompany you to succeed! They will also take care […] The post This summer, polish up

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  • Masks obligatory on public transport from Monday 6th July
    Masks obligatory on public transport from Monday 6th July

    On Monday in Nyon, the staff in Migros in La Combe shopping centre were removing the 2 metre distance markings from the supermarket floor, and then today the 1st July, the Swiss government announced that from the 6th it would be obligatory to wear masks on public transport. This is a response to the rising […] The post Masks obligatory on public transp

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  • Everything’s coming up roses in Nyon
    Everything’s coming up roses in Nyon

    Thanks to Hester Macdonald of HM Garden Design for once again providing us with insights on the rose competition organised by Les Amis de la rose de Nyon. Details below. Everything’s coming up roses in Nyon! Last week, Nyon hosted a landmark event in the world of roses, a completely pesticide and treatment-free new rose competition. Despite […] The post Everything’s coming

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  • Last “Living in Nyon” column in La Côte published – 25th June 2020
    Last “Living in Nyon” column in La Côte published – 25th June 2020

    The last “Living in Nyon” column, written by Catherine Nelson-Pollard (the founder of Living in Nyon), was published in La Côte newspaper today, Thursday 25th June 2020. This column, written in English each week for the past 11 years, took a light-hearted look at life along Lac Léman, from an expatriate perspective. The column was also […] The post

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  • SwissCovid App launched 25th June  – Contact tracing for residents
    SwissCovid App launched 25th June – Contact tracing for residents

    The free SwissCovid App was launched today, 25th June 2020. The application uses Contact Tracing. This is to identify people who have been in close contact with those who have been infected with coronavirus. Above – Image of the SwissCovid App The App is clearly laid out and links to the “Coronavirus – Frequently Asked […] The post SwissCovid App

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  • Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps
    Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps

    Loungers, a giant chess game, a maze as well as a bar!   Giving Perdtemps back to the People If you have recently been at the Perdtemps parking, you may have seen a section now taken up by loungers, a giant chess game, a maze as well as a bar and plenty of colourful flowers. You […] The post Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps appeared first

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  • Netball team in Nyon – Looking for new recruits
    Netball team in Nyon – Looking for new recruits

    Are you interested in playing netball?  A group of keen players is looking to set up a netball team in Nyon as part of the Swiss Netball association. There are teams currently across Switzerland, including in Aubonne and Geneva, but they would like to get a team of 14 girls/ladies together to play locally on […] The post Netball team in Nyon – Looking for new recr

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  • New Editor for Living in Nyon 
    New Editor for Living in Nyon 

    Living in Nyon is delighted to announce that Mandy Bronsil will be taking over the reins of Living in Nyon as its new editor.  Mandy has been living in the area for over 10 years and founded her own company B-inspired Partners in January of 2019. She is VP of membership at Toastmasters International Nyon, […] The post New Editor for Living in Nyon  appeared first on

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  • Apartment in Nyon for rent from August.
    Apartment in Nyon for rent from August.

    Apartment in Nyon for rent from August. 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment (plus separate guest WC), a short walk from the centre of Nyon. Large sunny balcony overlooking spacious communal gardens, quiet spot, yet not too far from the railway station and shops. Indoor parking place, communal bike room, communal pushchair/buggy room, private cellar, cave […] The post Apartme

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  • Walk to Wine school from Nyon Railway Station
    Walk to Wine school from Nyon Railway Station

    Did you know that just above Nyon, in Changins, there is a Wine School/Haut Ecole/Training Centre which offers degree courses, a Master of Science in viticulture and oenology, plus courses for wine-lovers and members of the public? The school is set in grounds surrounded by its own vineyards. It has a lovely old house in […] The post Walk to Wine school from Nyon

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  • Visions du Réel starts today Friday 17th April -2nd May.  Free screenings!
    Visions du Réel starts today Friday 17th April -2nd May. Free screenings!

    Although many local festivals have now been cancelled such as Paléo, the Montreux Jazz Festival and Sion sous les Etoiles, there is one festival that is still able to go ahead and that is Visions du Réel, Nyon’s prestigious documentary film festival. The entire programme will be online, free and open to the public and limited […] The post

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  • Paléo postponed until 2021
    Paléo postponed until 2021

    Yesterday’s announcement that the 45th edition of Paléo Festival, has had to be postponed until 2021, was sad news, but perhaps inevitable under the current circumstances. The official announcement can be read in full below. For readers who have already bought advance tickets to the festival, see the Frequently Asked Questions at the end of this […] The post Paléo postponed until 2

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