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

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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 […]

Interview with Swiss Press Photographer of the Year – Two major Photo Exhibitions in Prangins


Tomorrow the 8th November two new major photo exhibitions will open both under one roof at the Château de Prangins; Swiss Press Photo 2013 and World Press Photo 2103. In the Swiss Press Photo exhibition, over  175  photographers submitted 2, 825 images to the competition portraying momentous events from 2012. Swiss Photographer Laurent Gilliéron (who […]

A Bird’s Eye View of Paléo and Nyon

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Living in Nyon took to the air on Tuesday with pilot Marcel Briand to get a bird’s eye view of Paléo and of  the town of Nyon.  Take a look at these photos of the festival, the stages and the campsite which were taken early in the afternoon. There are not too many people near […]

Spring has sprung in Nyon, La Côte region featured in the FT plus CHF 48 million house,

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Spring has finally sprung in Nyon and last Sunday locals, tourists (and lake birds !) were out and about in the sunny weather. Take a look at a selection of photos taken around the town at the week-end. Nyon and La Côte region were mentioned in the property section of the Financial Times on May […]

Soul, Hip Hop band tonight at Usine a Gaz, “Featherlike” at La Parenthèse, Swiss Press Photo 2012 finishes 24 Feb.

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  Photo above – from Swiss Press Photo 2012 exhibition in Prangins. Courtesy – Château de Prangins Here are a couple of selection of music events coming up this weekend in Nyon.   Also on the 28th Feb, it’s the start of Les Hivernales music festival  in venues around the town- see website here (more on […]

Pub Crawl in Nyon tonight 30th November!

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  Tonight 30th November, is the night that Prangins International Club are organising a pub crawl around Nyon! The beauty of this pub crawl is that you don’t have to go for the whole tour, there is an approximate timing of where everyone will be during the evening so you can join in at your favourite venue or […]

SWISS plane will carry the name of Nyon/ Prangins Int’l organise pub crawl in Nyon

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Swiss International Air Lines  (SWISS) have decided to name one of its planes (an Airbus A320) after the city of Nyon. This is because the town is close to Geneva airport, because it such an attractive place for both residents and visitors, and due to the large number of companies who have chosen to base […]

Career Fair for expats, Book Fair, Schools Fair, and Mast blasting!

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 Masts blown up in Prangins The photos on this page were taken yesterday near the village of Prangins.  The two radio masts (each weighing 70 tonnes!),  have been a landmark in the area for many years and were blown up on Thursday by a special explosives team.  You can read all about the masts’ history […]

New Swiss Gardening school in English, Living in Prangins, and Wine Tour this weekend, also in English

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Photo above and in banner: Copyright – Hester Macdonald Gardening school in English Got green fingers and want to find out more about gardening?  Hester Macdonald, who presents the popular gardening programme “Dig It”! on World Radio Switzerland, has now launched her own gardening school offering day courses in English, for amateurs, by professionals. She […]

“My week with Marilyn” at cinema tonight, Macbeth and Madame de Stael performed in open air this week


A reminder to readers that tonight (Tuesday 19 June) it’s the English movie night at the cinema of Nyon. The film to be schown is  “My Week with Marilyn“. The film portrays the making of the 1957 film “The Prince and the Showgirl”, and stars Marilyn Monroe (Williams) and Laurence Olivier (Branagh).  The film starts at 20:30 […]