Big Brocante this weekend, “Hairspray” musical next week, 1st night Luna Classics a success


It’s the annual big Brocante this  Saturday and Sunday in Nyon and it’s also the Fête des Pirates! Take a free trip on the lake on the piarate’s Nyolue boat! Stands, food and fun. Details here Note it is also the last few days of the open air cinema in Nyon. The film showing tonight Friday 22nd […]

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


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 […]

Night Time Skiing and Fondue, Flea Market and Music – Events this weekend


  Photo above – A  “sitting room” alongside the lake, part of Nyon flea market. A selection of weekend events  chosen by Jonas Parson – Living in Nyon guest writer Night-Time Skiing and Fondue in St-Cergue Enjoy skiing down St-Cergue’s two  slopes lit up after dark, with unlimited access to both ski-lifts. Once you’re done […]

“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 […]

Villa Niedermeyer is now officially open – Events on this weekend

Opening villa  niedermeyer

The sound of jazz and classical music drifted over the lake on Tuesday evening as pupils from the Conservatoire of Nyon (COV) played at the official opening of the Villa Niedermeyer. This villa, which is situated next to the Villa Thomas (the current home of the Conservatoire) had remained empty for many years and it was becoming […]

Australian festival, Classical and Cajun music – Nyon Weekend events

The weather forecast isn’t looking so good for the next few days but there are still plenty of activities going on in the area over the weekend to keep you entertained. Living in Nyon has selected a few of these activities for you here but for a full listing you can check the “Agende section […]

Che Guevara, Moroccan Mint Tea and Mannequins – all in Nyon.


There is always an eclectic choice of goods at the fleamarket in Nyon. These “puces” take place every month down by the lake, they alway attracts a good crowd and Sunday was no exception. Items on sale ranged from a flag of Che Guevara, to postcards of the area, to Vaud sausages and unusual objects […]