“Slow Train” a run away success!

Diccon with book

Thanks to all of you who came along to the launch of the book “Slow Train to Switzerland” by Diccon Bewes at the Ferme du Manoir last night. Over 80 people listened to Diccon (author, travel writer and great raconteur!) tell the story of the first Thomas Cook escorted tour to Switzerland over 150 years […]

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   […]

Fun Fondue for Expatriates in Nyon on February 26th – Register now!

Fondue Evening 1

  Last year the “Fun Fondue for Newly Arrived Expatriates” event was a great success, so much so, we are repeating it again! This event which is a joint collaboration between Nyon Region  Tourism, Living in Nyon and subsidised by Ecole-Club Migros, will take place in the wine cellar of Nyon’s Château on Tuesday 26th […]

Dinner in France, digestif in Switzerland


Did you know that in the summer months it is possible to have dinner in Yvoire in France and you can still return to Nyon in Switzerland for a “digestif?” If you take the 19:20 ferry from Nyon you can arrive in Yvoire just 20 minutes later in time for dinner, have a quick wander […]

Farm shops and bbq spots in the area. Guided tour in English round Nyon this Saturday followed by apéro.

Guides of Nyon

  Photo above (cnp) –  Early evening on the terrace of Nyon château Did you know that every first Saturday of the month (from May to October), Nyon Tourism organises a guided tour around the town for tourists, guests (and residents too!) to discover Nyon’s rich cultural history? Tours are given in French, German and English, they begin […]

Spaces left at next Expat event, Garden show this weekend.

Nyon Tulips

  Photo above - tulips in Nyon’s  lake side park.  There are some spaces left at the next event for expats on Tuesday the 22nd May in Nyon. This evening which is being organised by Nyon tourism, Migros école-club and Living in Nyon, is a chance for newly arrived (and not so new!) expats to meet and get together, to discover excursions that […]

Nyon in a Neon Light and a selection of Upcoming Events

Miscellaneous pics from I Phone 209

Take a look at these photos of Nyon taken via a cool app called Paper Camera. See Nyon in a neon light! Photo above taken from the window of the Appunto café in Nyon looking across the street. Photos below taken from the same angle using a different format, followed by photos of the inside of the café and […]

Fun Fondue evening in Feb for newly arrived expatriates!

Fondue Evening 1

Living in Nyon is linking up with Nyon Tourism and Ecole-Club Migros for a fun fondue evening on the 7th February. This event has been organised for recently expatriates to the Nyon region. It’s a great opportunity to learn how to make your own fondue and find out about the customs and traditions of fondue making. There’s an opportunity for some wine […]

Big Expat Fair and Career Fair this weekend in Lausanne – Reminder book signing today, other events

Leman Expat Fair 1

On Sunday 6th November it’s the Leman Expat Fair. Over 120 Swiss and international businesses and services with experience in serving the English-speaking community will be in one place under the same roof at the Beaulieu in Lausanne. Whether you have just arrived in Switzerland, or have been here for a while, these fairs are a great way of finding out what’s […]