Open Day at Conservatoire, Support a sponsored hike by a St Cergue resident

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Tomorrow Saturday 5th April it’s Open Day/ Portes Ouvertes at the Conservatoire de L’Ouest Vaudois in both Nyon and Morges, from 10:00 to 16:00. This prestigious music school will be open for the public to visit to find out more about the school’s courses.  Adults and children alike can learn about playing  an instrument from guitar […]

Learning the language to help your integration into Switzerland

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Bonjour, parlez-vous anglais s’il vous plaît?  - Learning the language to help integration into Switzerland Here is an excellent article written by Melina Hiralal on learning a language to help integration into  Switzerland.  She gives tips, hints and advice and recommends a good language learning website. Read on to find out how a recent trip to […]

Watch English Movies in Open Air Cinema, Go on a Ride with Nyon’s Pirates, Dine in White on L’Ile de La Harpe and more

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Open Air Cinema in Nyon until 25th August- Some films in English! The open air cinema has set up its screen until the 25th of August at the Promenade d’Italie. The following films will be shown in English: Wednesday 14th 21:00: Wolverine 3D Friday 16th, 21:00: RED 2 Sunday 18th,21:00 : Star Trek, Into Darkness […]

Discovering the camp-site: the hidden side of Paléo Festival

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La Pl’Asse, Paléo’s “off” festival All photos- courtesy Jonas Parson For many people, the festival doesn’t end when you leave the main entrance. A whole ecosystem arises around Paléo, giving people who don’t have tickets a chance to party, and those waiting for the doors to open something to do. Just across the road you […]

Paléo – Day One – A festival for the young…and the young at heart

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Photo above: First early concert of the evening at 17:30  by Swiss Band Mama Rosin performing on the new “Les Arches” stage Here are few images of the first night at Paléo. A reminder to those that have children that you can bring them along to the festival, it’s a festival for all ages! Children […]

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

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  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   […]

Want to know more about the public and private schools in Switzerland? Two day student fair next week in Vaud

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If you are looking for a school for your child or want to know more about the educational opportunities available in Switzerland, then the Léman Expat Student Fair is a “must visit” event which will take place next week in Lausanne on Wednesday 13th and  Thursday 14th March. Free entry by registering online in advance! […]

Les Hivernales begins, Open day at Lake Léman School on Saturday, “Up with People” looking for host families

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A reminder that “Les Hivernales”, the rock and beat festival has begun and continues over the weekend in Nyon -see previous post here for more details and listen to an  interview about the festival here Saturday March 2nd – Open Day at Lake Leman International School in Morges   Open Day  from 11:00 to 15:00 […]

1260+ News from Nyon and Beyond – From School Holiday dates to Swiss Wines to the new Paléo stage

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We have been scouring other Swiss websites for a selection of news and articles that will interest Living in Nyon readers in our section called 1260+ (Nyon and beyond). Nyon News is at the end of this post Know it All Passport  School holidays –  Ûseful Dates – It’s the school holidays in Geneva this […]

New year, new emails for this site and events

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A Happy New Year to all readers!  Many of you will already have received the Living in Nyon Winter newsletter which was sent out in the first few days of January. The newsletter contains a summary of previous articles published on this site over the last few months plus the news that the site now […]