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 […]

Brillantmont – A traditional school with a family atmosphere, modern outlook and help for working parents

Brillantmont 1

Spotlight on Schools  1 -  Living in Nyon goes behind the scenes of the three schools that are currently advertised on the site. We begin with Brillantmont International School in Lausanne.    Hung in the entrance hall of  this school is an electronic board that gently reminds pupils that the mid year exams are not far away; just one example of  the school using modern […]

Snow in Nyon, Verbier skiers to get own English radio station.

Nyon in snow A

The snow has definitely arrived in  Nyon and on Wednesday the town saw lots of heavy snowfall. Despite it causing lots of disruption to public transport and to commuters , for others it was just an opportunity to throw snow balls or build snowmen.   “Mobility” cars – not very mobile and going nowhere in Nyon. . For many others, the newly arrived […]

Skiing options near Nyon and further afield


From St Cergue to Chamonix The snowdrops are out, yet the snow is still in great condition, so what are the best options for skiing from Nyon, both nearby and up to 90 minutes drive away? St Cergue Nyon’s own “ski-hill” is at St Cergue which is easily accessible via the red NStCM train from […]

Skiing near Nyon and further afield

The little red train that goes from Nyon and up into the Jura has been full of passengers each weekend going up to La Givrine, La Cure and St Cergue to ski, snowshoe and to get some winter sun as this low lying cloud seems to have been around Nyon for ages. As it is […]