New location for Nyon post office – Nyon taxes , UEFA Open Day, Autumn Fairs and more

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Local News New Post Office for Nyon  On the 12th September 2104 the post office in the centre of Nyon (at Place Bel -Air 5 ) will close its doors for the final time. The new office will open on Monday 15th September in Rue de la Morâche 9 in Nyon. Opening hours will remain the same. Monday-Friday […]

Autumn Fair, Fête de la Vigne and Wayne Paul in Nyon this weekend


It’s both the Autumn fair and the the Fête de al Vigne (Wine festival) in Nyon this weekend, so there will be  lots going on in the centre of town. There are usually many   stands at the Autumn fair, all selling colourful autumn produce. This year, the theme of the fair is “Octoberfest”  so […]

Nashville Night in Nyon. Weekend events plus “Rush”, film on 1976 Formula One season,Monday Movie in English

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Here are selection of weekend events in the Nyon area, plus, the Monday night movie (in English) on the 30th September at the Capitole in Nyon is “Rush”.  The film focusses on the 1976 Formula One season and the rivalry between drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda.  Details below. Tonight Friday the 27th September, it’s […]

Autumn Events in Nyon and further afield

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There is always a lot going in the Nyon, Geneva  and Romandie area in Autumn and the next couple of months are no exception. Here is a selection for Living in Nyon readers. There’s a  family day out at an Autumn Fair in Crassier to “Lunch on the Lawn” at the Château de Prangins,  to […]

Brazil comes to Nyon this Friday and Saturday!

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Nyon may be thousands of miles away from the beaches of Ipanema, but this Friday 19 and Saturday 20 October, Brazil will be coming to Nyon with a big SambaFest!   It’s the first to be held in the  town and there’s lots of activities and music planned on its agenda. According to Meteo Suisse, […]

Autumn Fair and Wine fair in Nyon/ Afternoon tea in Morges at Classic Car show

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On Saturday 6th October it’s the Autumn fair in Nyon. It’s always a colourful event with autumn produce on sale, special events and stalls placed around the centre of town ( Place du Midi, Rue Juste Olivier, Place Martin, Place Bel Air etc).  Also on the same day, it’s the Fête de la Vigne (the […]

Cows and Concerts – Weekend events

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On Saturday 29 September it’s the Désalpe in St Cergue. This annual ceremony is a tradition in Switzerland and marks the start of Autumn.  The “Désalpe” means the descent of the cows from the hills down to the lower pastures so they can be wintered inside.  During the descent, the cows are decorated with flowery […]

Events on over the next few days and a useful audio clip for newly arrived expats

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Photo – True Live – courtesy Usine a Gaz Here is a selection of events coming up  in the region.  Plus, a reminder that you can now buy the  “Living along Lac Léman” book at Nyon tourist office, or you can order it through this site, just click on “Living in Nyon book” on the top side bar. […]

“Living along Lac Léman” book is now for sale! – The perfect gift for everyone.

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Tuesday evening in Nyon saw the official launch of  the book “Living along Lac Léman”. Thankyou so much to all those who came to the Villa Thomas at the COV for the vernissage/launch. Photos above. Happy book fans!   The venue in the stunning lake side setting made it the perfect place to launch the book. It also gave readers of […]

La Désalpe, Autumn Fair, Guided tour of Nyon, Classic Car show, Expat Expo – all this weekend


  There’s a lot going on this weekend in the Nyon and Geneva region. Here are a few of the events on the agenda. Saturday – Cow parade in St Cergue On Saturday 1st October it’s the annual “La Désalpe” in St Cergue. This annual tradition is when cows are brought down from the hills by farmers to be wintered in […]