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Isola 2000 Ski Resort

  • Nearest town: Front de Neige
  • Resort Altitude (metres): 2000m
  • Ski Season: December to May
  • Mountain Range: The Pyrenees at the peak of the Chastillon valley.
  • Number of Lifts: 24
  • Highest Lift (metres): 2610m
  • Lowest Lift (metres): 1840m
  • Number of Slopes: 47
  • Snowboarding: Yes, 1 park and a halfpipe.
  • Cross Country (km): 3km

Isola 2000 Ski Information

General information

Isola Village is just a short drive down the mountain and is an interesting, historic medieval village. The village has a charming 17th century church, St Pierre es Liens, built in the Baroque style and adorned with trompe-lÂ’oeil wall paintings. The cobbled main street is picture postcard perfect and houses the 15th century chapel of St Anne's and the St Roth chapel. An oven that has been converted to the village museum, with many historic items. Above the ski resort is the thermal baths of Vinadio, a 12th century sanctuary and a nature centre.

  • Languages: French
  • Temperatures: 6.9c
  • Driving: Right hand side
  • Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies - 112
  • Population: 200

Apres-ski

Isola 2000 has 8 restaurants and a further 10 on the slopes. The nightlife apart from that is limited to the hotels (Two have good dancing night clubs) and one or two lively bars such as Le Crocodile which keeps going after the others give up The Cow Club is a good place to meet people, and the resort never seems crowded or hurried.

Overview

Isola 2000 is a man made resort, built in the late 60s and is situated 17km above the village of Isola. There are the basic shopping facilities in the Front de Neige centre. The village has better facilities with some cafes and restaurants. The ski areas are large and consist of St. Sauveur, Pelevos and Levant in a U shape around the resort. There are slopes to satisfy all levels and snowboarders will enjoy the park and halfpipe. Other popular snow sports are snowshoeing, skidoos and sleigh rides are offered. The Apres ski is lively with over 20 restaurants, 10 bars and a couple of night clubs. Being only 90 minutes from the holiday resort of Nice, it is possible to ski in the morning and sun bathe in the afternoon.

Isola 2000 Attractions

Isola 2000 Activities

The Ice Rink - Located right in the centre of town. This natural ice rink is popular with people of all ages. This is a great place to take the children for some fun on ice. There are many activities and shows on offer to keep the whole family entertained.

Le Country kids - Located at Galerie marchande. This mini club is open to children from the ages of 6 to 12. They offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities to keep them entertained for the whole day. They also have a ski school with qualified and experienced instructors.

Isola 2000 Restaurants and Bars

Isola 2000 Restaurants

Le Cow Club - Located on the slopes just above the centre of town. This is an interesting restaurant, serving a range of different dishes: ostrich; snails; and goat et al, are just a few. It is very popular with the locals and tourists alike, and the prices are reasonable.

L'Ourson - Located above the gondola station right in the centre of town. This restaurant is one of the best in town and is very popular amongst tourists. They serve a range of excellent local dishes at reasonable prices. This is a great place to go for lunch or dinner.

Goofy Cafe - Located in the main mall in town. This good value restaurant is very popular with both the locals and tourists. They serve a wide range of light meals and snacks. The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable. This is a great place to grab a quick bite to eat, before heading out to the slopes again.

Isola 2000 Bars & Clubs

Le Crocodile - Located in the centre of town. This is the most popular bar/nightclub in town and is frequented by the locals and tourists alike. This is a great place to if you want to have a few drinks, meet some people and party till the early hours of the morning.

Le Cuban Cafe - Located near the centre of town. This cafe is a great place to go if you're looking for a more relaxed evening out, with a Latin American atmosphere. They play a variety of good Latin music and serve a wide range of drinks. This is a great place to chill, have a few drinks and mabye dance to a few tunes.

La Taniere - This is one of the liveliest nightclubs in town. It is popular with a younger crowd of locals and tourists. This is the place to go if you're looking to dance and party the night away. They play all the latest international hits, which draw in the young people.

Isola 2000 children's activities

The Ice Rink - Located right in the centre of town. This natural ice rink is popular with people of all ages. This is a great place to take the children for some fun on ice. There are many activities and shows on offer to keep the whole family entertained.

Le Country kids - Located at Galerie marchande. This mini club is open to children from the ages of 6 to 12. They offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities to keep them entertained for the whole day. They also have a ski school with qualified and experienced instructors.

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