Response to the “Swiss Politics for Dummies” talk in English taking place on the 28th, has been incredible, so much so, a waiting list for the event has now been established. If you would still like to come, send an email to cnp at bluewin.ch and I will put you on the list and let you know if there are any cancellations nearer the time.
The venue of the talk is at La Ferme du Manor in Place du Château 2, Nyon. This is the council chamber building. The building is in the photo below. The principal entry is in the second photo. The council chamber is on the 1st floor.
You will see that this building is near to the château, so there are various places you could park nearby. Either in the main “place Perdtemps” car park in the centre of Nyon and then it will be a five minute walk through the town heading towards the château. Alternatively, you could park in La Duche underground car park on the lake road and then take the glass lift/ elevator up to the higher elevation. This brings you to a path near the chateau. Here is a list of all the public and private parking areas in Nyon.
If you are coming by train then it is a short walk through the town to the château. If you head for the castle you cannot go wrong! Here is a map link and a link to CFF to check train times.
“Introduction to Wine Tasting” ( in English)
Did you know that above Nyon in Changins there is the Ecole D’ingénieurs de Changins? Set in beautiful grounds this is in an important and prestigious “Haute Ecole”, a centre of education (and university education), research and development for students and professionals involved in viticulture, oenology and arbiculture.
News for 2010 is that their wine school will be running a course an “Introduction to Wine Tasting” in English. The course begins in April and also in November and runs over 16 hours. For further details see programme