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 with the snow, treat yourself to a fondue in one of the restaurants associated with the offer.

Special offer costs 33 CHF  per person for skiing and the fondue. Available Tuesday to Saturday, from 18:00 to 21:30. Booking a table at the restaurant is advised. Telephone numbers of all the restaurants and more information on the St-Cergue tourism office website: Click here


Photo above –  Fleamarket stall in the old town of Nyon, courtesy Jonas Parson

Flea Market in Nyon on Sunday 24th February

Every last Sunday of the month, there is a traditional flea market that takes place along Nyon lakeside. Walk along the lakeside, stroll by stalls full of (sometimes intriguing artifacts it’s and fun for everyone, even if you’re not looking for anything in particular. From 08:00 to 18:00

Sons of Noel and Adrian” at La Parenthèse

British band “Sons of Noel and Adrian” will be playing at La Parenthèse this Saturday night. Critically acclaimed for their second album, this new-folk band based in Brighton are know for their epic live performances, sometimes bringing on stage a number of their musician friends. Their music is powerful and light at the same time, with haunting vocals similar to alternative band Beirut. Check their website for a video of the band.Click here  and read an interview here. Click here   The concert is free.