1260+ (1260 is the post code of Nyon) is a selection of interesting articles chosen from other English information sites and blogs here in Switzerland. Some articles feature places around the Nyon area, some are on places or events to be found further afield. We have also chosen a selection of articles commenting on Sunday’s recent vote here in Switzerland.
Musée du Léman in Nyon, Winter Sledging and a review of the restaurant La Nautique
We begin by pointing you to an informative article on visiting the Musée du Léman here in Nyon.
This museum which has recently been renovated is situated on Nyon’s lake side and is well worth a visit. This article with photos, on the excellent Geneva Family Diaries site, focusses on visiting the museum with young children, however Living in Nyon can also recommend this museum for adults too! Read here to find out how you can step inside a submarine, take your own picnic to the café, listen to the audio instruction in English and French, let the children take part in interactive activities, and watch the fish up close in the museum’s aquarium.
Swiss Wine News including latest on wine fraud in Vaud
The website Geneva Lunch provides daily news on all things Swiss, including a section called “Among the Vines” devoted to Swiss wine. Ellen Wallace the founder of the site is a wine connoisseur and posts regularly on the site on the subject. Read here to find out about the recent wine fraud currently under investigation in the canton of Vaud.
Competition on “Know it All” for theatre tickets
Not only is the website Know it All jam packed with useful and fabulous information on living in Geneva, Vaud and neighbouring France, but the site often runs special offers on Swiss products and runs competitions for tickets to local events. Know it All’s latest competition is to win free tickets for the upcoming production of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) in France. Read here to find out how to enter the competition.
Commentary on last Sunday’s vote on immigration to Switzerland
Here is a round up of news articles analysing and commenting on the recent immigration vote in Switzerland.
from Diccon Bewes, author and commentator on all things Swiss, read his latest article called The Swiss Boat is Full
Other useful info
The new issue of Hello Switzerland magazine now out
The latest edition of “Hello Switzerland” is now out, both in print and online. The print version is available free and can be delivered to your home by subscribing on the site or you can read the magazine here The latest issue has articles on the battle of the hamburger restaurants in Lausanne, a review of a talk called the “Business of the Beautiful Game” given by Gianni Infantino, General Secretary of UEFA to upcoming Spring events in the Vaud region and much more.