Easter holiday suggestions in Nyon, from museums to church services, music and movies

Easter Message for LIN copy

Here are a few suggestions on what to do around the town over the next few days.  Wander around Nyon and check out the fountains which have been decorated by local groups and associations. Also take a look at some of the lovely flowers around the area. Don’t forget the Tulip Festival in Morges. Head […]

Easter Market on Sunday, Decorated Fountains around town

Easter market 2014

This Sunday the 13th April, it’s the Easter market in Nyon. There will be stalls in the Rive area of town and activities. Locally produced goods for sale from 08:00 to 18:30 Also check out the decorated fountains around Nyon, an annual tradition at this time of year. Photo below of a decorated fountain in […]

More music this weekend. Photo opportunities at at the Bol d’Or.

Fete de la musique 2013

Although the Caribana festival finished last week, there is more music on the way as the first part of La Fete de la Musique will take part in Nyon on Saturday 15th June and on Sunday 16th in Prangins (part 2 will be next weekend). There’s a full programme of music on the agenda, bands […]

Spring Fair in Nyon this weekend/Intercultural event part 2


Although the weather is not entirely Spring like at the moment, the Spring Fair will take place in Nyon this Saturday 1st June. Stall  holders selling a variety of products will be in the town centre from 08:00 to 18:00 Also this weekend, it’s the second part of  “Interculturelle” . This initiative which  this year takes […]

Have fun and discover local fauna and flora on the 25th of May! Get to know your neighbours on the 31st of May!


 Nature Celebrated in Nyon As part of the Nature festival, which will take place throughout Switzerland from the 24th to the 26th of May, the town of Nyon is organising a day of festivities around nature in the town. A photo contest called “Unusual nature in Nyon” will also take place. The area behind the […]

This Sunday – Spectacular Naval Parade in Nyon, La Côte English speaking church holds service in centre of Nyon

Close up balloons

Each year, different towns up and down the Swiss side of lac léman take it in turns to hold a big naval parade involving all the beautiful CGN Belle-Epoque/ Paddle Steamer boats. This year on Sunday 19th May it’s the turn of Nyon to host the parade! The day will begin at 10:00 when passengers […]

Happy Easter To All Living In Nyon Readers! Decorated Fountains, Easter Celebrations And (Hopefully) The First Signs Of Spring…


        Decorated Fountains Around Nyon Walking around Nyon, you might have seen one of the numerous decorated fountains across town. A local tradition, the fountains are decorated each year at Easter by local schools, groups and shops, for the pleasure of all. A “treasure hunt” is organised around these fountains: each fountain […]

Go On A Cruise On Lake Leman For Easter, Circus Workshop And Shows


  Courtesy- cgn.ch Easter Cruise On Lake Leman Why not enjoy Easter Sunday on a cruise around Lake Leman, with a delicious meal prepared specially for the occasion! The menu costs 55.- per adult and 27.50 per child (6-12 year old). Phone +41 (0)848 811 848 to book. For the complete menu, see here   […]

Paléo and Caribana Festivals 2013 – week long passes on sale in December

Caribana 2012

The Poster for the 2013 Paléo Festival Nyon was launched last week, you can read all about its design and about Marion Erard, the student who designed the poster here. Paléo will take place next year from 23rd to 28th July.  The line-up will be revealed on Tuesday 16 April and tickets go on sale  on Wednesday […]

Nyon Tourism has own App/ Far festival begins on Wednesday

Far 2012

Nyon Tourism now has an App (go to “Nyon Region” at the App store). It’s available free of charge, in French, German and English, and has lots of features including suggested tours to make in the area, information on local museums, lists of local restaurants etc.  Also, did you know there is now free WiFi […]