Isola 2000, France
Just 90km from Nice and at the entrance of the Mercantour National park is the resort of Isola 2000. It’s altitude and southern location (only 3km from the French/Italian border) means it has an enviable snow record along with lots of sunshine.
At a Glance
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- Getting there:
Fly to Nice - from there the transfer bus (included) brings you to resort in about 2 hours - you can buy a private transfer (Doing more) and make it in 90 minutes but using the included transfer is good for the budget and great for the environment.
Alternatives are, of course available.
Want to self drive - we can offer a channel crossing
take the train to Nice - we can arrange these from London to Nice (via Paris)
more information - see travel arrangements
- Price guide:
- Prices from £185 per person are available in January in the Terraces D'Isola for 4 sharing an apartment. In the Pas de Loup (All inclusive board basis), twin rooms are available in January from £630 per person.
- Resort Amenities:
- The Galerie Marchande houses restaurants and bars, the ski school, one of the lift pass offices, tourist office and sport shops as well as a supermarket and a boulangerie.
- Local currency:
- Time Difference from UK:
- + 1 hr
- Internet access:
- Yes - WIFI
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Ski Holidays in Isola 2000
Isola 2000 is 17km from the picturesque mountain village of Isola village, and is a purpose built ski resort that was originally conceived by the English.
With 120km of pistes it's easy to see why the resort is a popular weekend attraction from the Riviera. Pedestrians can take the Pélevos cable car and rise to 2,320m above sea level and enjoy a panoramic view of the resort. We're told that on a clear day you can see the sea (but as it was cloudy when we were there we can't confirm this!).
The main part of the resort is one interlinked block with accommodation above and the shops and facilities below. This is where you will find the tourist office, ski shops, ski school, supermarkets, pharmacy, bowling alley, cinema, restaurants and bars.
At the entrance to resort there is a large car park which is free of charge and the Galerie Marchand has free WIFI (you can also access this from the public areas of the 2 hotels we feature). During the school holidays there resort offers night skiing a couple of times each week from pm to 10pm.
If you have a car and want to visit the area then you can head back down to the village of Isola 17 km down the mountain to see Saint Peter's church and bell tower, the village wash-houses, oven and grist mill. This is also where you will find the Aquavallée Fitness Centre (sauna, pool, jacuzzi, hammam, weight training). Other places worth a visit in the area are the chapel of St Anne and St Roch, Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée, Saint-Etienne's church and its famous organs; Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée, its tall old slate-roof houses and Roubion, clinging to the mountain, with its fountains, ramparts and castle ruins.
Accommodation in Isola 2000
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