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.

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 […]

Finding your Favourite Expat Food in the Nyon area

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From filet de perche and Saucisson Vaudois, to cheese Malakoffs, these are just some of the many local culinary delights that expatriates discover when they move to Vaud. Yet from time to time, expatriates also like a taste of food from their own countries, and for this there are local retail options around to source products from “home”. Firstly, there is My Expat Shop com. This successful online shopping site […]

Jazz this weekend at Novodonium and Conservatoire – Living in Nyon stand at Saturday market

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Photo above  Heidi, a stall holder at the Saturday market in Nyon selling cupcakes.  See Heidi Bakery There are two jazz concerts on this weekend in Nyon, the first is tonight Friday the 18th November at 20:30 in the Conservatoire de l’Ouest Vaudois with a performamce by “Antwork”.  Click here for more details of this concert. The second […]

“Living along Lac Léman” book is now for sale! – The perfect gift for everyone.

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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 […]

Bol D’Or this weekend, New events website, Warehouse sale at Catambo in Vich

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iframe> Yacht race this weekend – Photo above cnp From the 17-19 June, the fabulous yacht race the “Bol D’ Or” will take place on Lac Léman. Yachts begin the race in Geneva on Saturday and sail as fast as they can down to the other end of the lake to Le Bouveret and back again. It’s […]