Reminder – late night shopping in Nyon tonight until 22:00

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If you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet, then you can take advantage of “Les Nocturnes” late night shopping in Nyon tonight (the 20th December) until 22:00.   Plus on Sunday, small family shops will be open in the town between 10:00 and 18:00.        

Where to buy a turkey for Christmas and late night shopping in Nyon

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Throughout the year Living in Nyon receives many local retail questions and particularly in December on where to by a turkey for Christmas. Most large supermarkets and the Manor supermarket in Chavanne centre sell turkeys (turkey/une dinde in French), however, Living in Nyon’s favourite place to shop is the Marc Deblue butcher in the centre of […]

Mother’s Day on Sunday – Present Idea – Gardens Show in Coppet

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On Sunday 11th May it is “Mother’s Day” in Switzerland. If you are looking for  present ideas, it’s worth visiting the small but interesting shop down at the Rive in Nyon called “Continents Apart”. This shops sells handmade jewellery, much of it made by Deborah Willis, the owner of the shop. Deborah travels to Asia […]

Late night shopping in Nyon – Wednesday 19 and Friday 21 December

Whether you are just starting your Christmas shopping, or looking for last minute gifts, a reminder that there will be late night shopping in Nyon until 22:00 on Wednesday 19th and Friday 21 December. There will be free local buses provided on these evenings for those who want to avoid driving into the town.

Living in Grandvaux and planning strategies for companies – Interview with U.S author Woody Wade

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Woody Wade is a futurist and author. In his role as a consultant to Swiss organisations planning their future strategies, his role is to help them visualise how their business environment might change, depending on how trends and uncertainties unfold over the next few years. “I help managers of companies get ready for changes they […]

Young people today – are they outraged? resigned? or passionate? Public debate in French and English in Nyon

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“Young people from the local area: are they outraged? resigned? or passionate?” is the question that will be asked at the “What’s Next?” forum” to be held on the 28th September in Nyon from 08:30- 13:00 These public debates have now become an annual tradition here in the town, they were initially launched in 2010 […]

Clothes shopping on a Sunday, English speaking sales staff and a 10% discount for Living in Nyon readers!

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  Did you know that you can now shop for clothes on a Sunday at the Karen Millen store in Geneva?  Not only is the store open on a Sunday for personal shopping (by previous appointment ), but Sarah Groves, the franchise partner of Karen Millen in Switzerland, will guide you towards the perfect outfit including […]

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 […]

Tennessee Williams, American Clubs in Switzerland, Schwarzenegger to speak in Geneva

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An eclectic mix of events and information for readers from Tennessee Williams to Expat Clubs, to Health Courses in English!  Firstly, the Glass Menagerie by Tennesse Williams will be performed by GEDs ( Geneva English Drama Society) from the 13- 17 March 2012 at the Théâtre du Centre de l’Espérance in Geneva. This play is billed as “a […]

Nyon in a Neon Light and a selection of Upcoming Events

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Take a look at these photos of Nyon taken via a cool app called Paper Camera. See Nyon in a neon light! Photo above taken from the window of the Appunto café in Nyon looking across the street. Photos below taken from the same angle using a different format, followed by photos of the inside of the café and […]