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.
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 […]
Here is the second of the Living in Nyon interviews with influential individuals who live in the La Côte area. See previous interview with Daniel Rossellat (Nyon mayor and head of Paléo) here. Here we speak to Philip Jennings – Jennings, Welshman, rugby lover and former volunteer firefighter – was listed in Bilan magazine as one of the […]
Free entry to local places of interest It’s the “Journeés Européenes du Patrimoine” - “European Heritage weekend” on Saturday the 7th and Sunday 8th September. Many local buildings in Nyon and in other towns and villages open their doors free of charge to enable the public to discover the rich heritage of the area. Even […]
Far° - the final festival of the big four festivals in Nyon, starts today the 7th August and continues until the 17th August. (The other three festivals are Visions du Réel, Caribana and Paléo) Far° is the acronym for “festival des arts vivants”, (festival of the living arts) and there is a lot on the programme over the next […]
The 1st August is date of the Swiss National Holiday (the Fête Nationale) and this year as in every year, there will be a ceremony in Nyon followed by a parade in the town finishing with a firework display across the lakeside. This year 2013 Raphaël Domjan, Swiss eco-explorer, founder and skipper of PlanetSolar (completion of […]
Rive Jazzy, the festival organised by the “Association of the Quartier de Rive” by Nyon’s lakeside celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This festival offers 18 free open air concerts on Friday, Saturday and Sundays (apart from Paléo week) between July 5th and August 4th. There will also be special 20th Anniversary concerts on August 16th, […]