Interview with local Swiss Olympic Athlete – Lea Sprunger, plus new Semi-Marathon for la Côte area!

Lea Sprunger

Living in Nyon is delighted to publish this article written by Rachel Frei Bandieri. Rachel is a performance coach and sports trainer and and earlier this year she interviewed local resident and Swiss Olympic athlete Lea Sprunger. Lea lives in the pretty village of Gingins above Nyon and back  in 2012 she competed in the […]

Music, Cinema, Rugby: what’s on in Nyon next week


  Looking for something to do next week? Here are a few things going on in the area over the next ten days. Cinema Both Cinéma Capitole in Nyon and Cinéma Rex in Aubonne offer special English speaking screenings. The next English films you can go and see in these two cinemas are: Cinema Rex, […]

L’Elastique Citrique tours lakeside aboard ancient sailing boat next week- daily shows in ports.

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A year after performing at Paleo, L’Elastique Citrique, Nyon’s circus school will be going on tour next week down the Vaud lakeside. The circus troupe, made of about 20 artists who train at the circus school several times a week will be on tour for a week, but there’s a twist: they’ll be touring aboard […]

UEFA Women’s Under 17 Championship in Nyon – Tuesday 25 – Belgium v Poland and Spain v Sweden. Final on Friday 28

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Footballing stars present at Nyon championship this week.   The UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship semi-finals will take place on Tuesday 25 June, with Belgium v Poland kicking off at 12.00, and Spain v Sweden starting at 14.30 at the Colovray stadium in Nyon.  Free entry The third-place play-off kicks off at 12.00 on Friday 28 June, followed by the final itself […]

More music this weekend. Photo opportunities at at the Bol d’Or.

Fete de la musique 2013

Although the Caribana festival finished last week, there is more music on the way as the first part of La Fete de la Musique will take part in Nyon on Saturday 15th June and on Sunday 16th in Prangins (part 2 will be next weekend). There’s a full programme of music on the agenda, bands […]

Interview with Tony Lerch, director of Caribana – Giving a warm welcome to musicians and music lovers

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On Wednesday 5th June, the lake side around Crans près Céligny will be rocking to the sound of Motor Head and Skunk Anansie, two of the headline acts playing on the first night at the 2013 Caribana festival. Photo above: Skunk Anansie  - courtesy Caribana Festival This festival first began 23 years ago when a […]

This Sunday – Spectacular Naval Parade in Nyon, La Côte English speaking church holds service in centre of Nyon

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Each year, different towns up and down the Swiss side of lac léman take it in turns to hold a big naval parade involving all the beautiful CGN Belle-Epoque/ Paddle Steamer boats. This year on Sunday 19th May it’s the turn of Nyon to host the parade! The day will begin at 10:00 when passengers […]

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 […]

Free round of golf on offer at Golf Tournament 3rd October

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  There are five free invitations up for grabs for readers to join Lloyds TSB Private banking for a round of Golf and to take part in their golf tournament on Wednesday 3rd October at the Golf and Country Club de Bonmont in Cheserex.  To enter, simply email your name to before 15:00 today […]

New fun website on Switzerland, Save WRS petition, Spring fair, Intercultural weekend and more


Photo above: Ceramic pots on sale at the Nyon Spring Market in 2008 The weather has finally warmed up and there’s lots going on here over the next few weeks in the Vaud area and a selection of events are listed below. Firstly though, Living in Nyon is delighted to announce that from time to […]