Out and about with children in winter – Tips and suggestions of where to go near Nyon and further afield

Snow man

Looking for ideas of where to go and how to entertain children during the winter season?  The following article, “Out and About this Winter” written by Tracey Keenan and Nadia Leone of  “Ready.. Steady..Lausanne and Vaud!”  suggests ski resorts, ice skating , tobogganing and snowshoeing options for families. The article also includes a couple of indoor […]

Day two; Sun, Guinness and a lot of noise


Photo above – Broukar – copyright Paléo/ Lionel Flusin. Review of  Wednesday’s night Paléo by Jonas Parson. After a great start on Tuesday, the weather and the bands were there again on Wednesday to make sure everybody enjoyed their evening. The weather was even warmer, the bands even crazier and people everywhere seemed like they […]

Rushing for a train? Don’t leap on it without a ticket from 11th December

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Whether you are Father Christmas or simply a normal passenger, from the 11th December if you board a train without  a valid train ticket you will be fined 90 CHF in addition to the price of the ticket itself. This will apply to both long  distance and regional trains. See the CFF website to find out more about this new […]

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

Cropped back cover

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 […]

New Cinema Club for Nyon/ Semaine de la Mobilité begins today

The-Artist cine club

On Tuesday night a new cinema club launched in Nyon with the aim of showing a variety of international films twice a month at 20:00 on a Monday night throughout the year, at the Capitole cinema in the heart of town.   The programme begins on the 10th October and continues through to 26th March 2012.  Andrea Bachmann-Helbling, club […]

Nyon beaches make it into “Most Beautiful Beaches” list. Railway station gets upgrade. Rive Jazzy on this weekend

Rive Jazzy 2011

Photo above – one of the cultural activities of Nyon’s Bains de Trois Jetees association. Nyon’s main beach,  the “Plages de Trois Jetées”,  the “Plage de Promenthoux” in Prangins, and the “Plage de Céligny”, have all made it into the list of “Most Beautiful Beaches in Swiss Romande” . This list, festured in the July 7th issue of  “L’Hebdo”, was compiled by […]