Tourism in Isola

The village of Isola was built in an exceptional setting, in the heart of the Alpes-Maritimes. You will appreciate the authenticity and charm of a typical Mercantour village.

Do you want to go green and relax away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities? Take advantage of your visit to Isola to revitalize yourself in complete serenity.

Nature activities await the whole family in this mountain village. Do you like walking? Numerous hiking trails crisscross this preserved area of the Mercantour. In the surroundings, nature activities are varied: horse riding, golf, initiation to climbing, tree climbing course, paragliding…

Do you know the small spelt, an ancient flour? Have you ever tasted olives from the Alpilles or lavender-filled honey from the Valensole plateau? From the Mediterranean coast to the upland grasslands of the alpine valleys, the diversity of climates in southeastern France offers a renowned gastronomy. You can also take part in the Var departmentious local markets in the region where producers share tasty specialties with you.

The heritage of the region offers great ideas for visits. In a village, a recently restored church. There, the ruins of a castle. Many remarkable tourist sites welcome you in the Alpes-Maritimes. You can prepare your stay in the Alpes-Maritimes department by getting in touch with the Tourist Office of Isola. Looking for accommodation in Southern France? southeastern France offers a sunny climate favourable to camping accommodation. There are also some very nice hotels and B&Bs. Prepare your stay by booking your accommodation online.

Isola 2000 : snow at the rendezvous

The resort of Isola 2000, only 1h30 away from the French Riviera, is renowned for the quality and excellent snow cover of its ski area culminating at an altitude of 2610 meters. Snow sports enthusiasts will be able to take to the 45 downhill ski slopes, perfect their jumps and tricks in the snowpark or the bordercross course, crisscross the itineraries dedicated to Nordic skiing, ski touring, snowshoeing… Numerous activities also await you in the resort.

The Mercantour Mountains

The Mercantour was born from the union between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps. Six valleys with strong personalities await visitors: Verdon, Var-Cians, Ubaye, Tinée, Vésubie and Roya-Bévéra. Nature is also a wonderful playground for vacationers. Sports and activities such as hiking, Nordic walking, cycling, horse riding, canyoning, paragliding, climbing, via ferrata, tree climbing, etc. can be practiced here. In winter, the Mercantour valleys are lined with abundant snow, to the delight of snow sports enthusiasts. By opting for the Mercantour as a winter destination, you will be able to practise various activities such as downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ski touring, dog-sled excursions, fat biking, ski paragliding… The historical heritage also appeals to vacationers: fortifications, wash houses, wells, oratories, churches…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

During your stay in the Alpes-Maritimes, you will find many ideas for cultural activities. The Alpes-Maritimes is home to several dozen museums: the André Carlès Museum of Traditional Crafts in Tourrette-Levens, the Villa Ephrussi in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nice, the Museum of Contemporary Jewellery in Cagnes-sur-Mer…