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New for the spring summer 2021 season:
Electric bike rental
New petanque ground
Free yoga classes even for beginners in the morning with Alla
Salsa, bachata and other dance lessons once a week (if the health situation allows)
Large screen broadcasts of your favorite films (if the health situation permits)
Large screen broadcasts of sporting events (if the health situation allows)
A hairdresser can cut your hair or blow-dry you directly in your room (by appointment)
The city is famous for its medieval village located on a rocky outcrop falling steeply; its outer houses form a rampart. Around this historic center, residential neighborhoods extend from the foothills of its puys (Courmettes peak, Puy de Tourrettes, Naouri), to the Gorges and the Loup valley.
The Isola 2000 ski resort is located in the Mercantour National Park, in the Southern French Alps, just 90 km from the Cote d'Azur, Cannes and Nice. Due to such a successful location, the resort is popular among tourists who combine mountain skiing with the pleasure of beach holidays, because a trip to the mountains will not take more than 1.5 hours. In good weather the sea can even be seen from the top of Cime de Sistron (2603 m). Despite the proximity of the southern coast, the snow in the resort is more than enough - heavy snowfall, as well as a powerful snowmaking system, guarantee good snow cover from mid-December to mid-April. . On the other hand, the proximity of the sea gives the resort more than 300 sunny days a year.
120 km of snow-covered trails of various levels of complexity with a height difference from 1810 to 2610 m above sea level.
This year's opening season was held on December 1, thanks to heavy snowfall.
March 24, 2019 in the resort will host the slalom Cup of France.
Leaving your favorite hotel, Bastides Saint Paul, take on your left and about 2 km you will reach Polygone Riviera. This large shopping center is a little different from the others, indeed it was designed in the open, fortunately we have a privileged climate ... It is very nice to go shopping without having a roof over the head, you feel more free. You will find here all the major brands, Printemps, Fnac, Etam, Uniqlo and so on. The perfect place for an afternoon of shopping. You can also dine in the restaurant, have an ice cream, go to the cinema, or even have fun in a casino (without excess of course).
Direction Monaco, take the average cornice. Attention, do not confuse Eze beach where you will enjoy the water sports and Eze Village where you will discover a pretty medieval perched village with an exceptional panorama of the Mediterranean. Arrived at Eze Village park at the parking, then you will walk discover this beautiful place, after the effort settle on a terrace to enjoy an ice cream or a refreshment. Glaciers, restaurants, shops. The cameras will crackle.
We no longer present Monaco, place frequented by the Jet set and its sequins, or M2 real estate is the most expensive in the world, a place to see absolutely. If you want to avoid traffic, take the highway and you will get there in 30 minutes maximum after leaving the hotel. Not to be missed: have a drink in the casino square and admire the beautiful cars, go for a swim at the Larvotto beach, visit the rock, try your luck at the casino and if you are a nocturnal go dancing at Jimmyz until the end of the day. night. Also to see the Japanese garden of Monaco.
After Villefranche direction Saint Jean Cap Ferrat. An absolute must for all aesthetes and beauty lovers, the villa Ephrussi Rotschild and its lush gardens will enchant you. Do not forget to charge the batteries of your smartphone before you go. Here everything is sweetness and pleasure. An enchanting visit that will leave you with an unforgettable memory. Words are lacking to translate so much beauty and magnificence. Jets of water and synchronized music ... we take full eyes ...
Hung on top of a vertiginous cliff at an altitude of 760m, Gourdon is an open balcony overlooking the Gorges du Loup and the Mediterranean. Massed behind an imposing castle surrounded by gardens designed by Le Nôtre, the old houses have been well preserved and restored in this lively village animated by artisans.
Between Méditerrannée and Mercantour, Auron / St Étienne de Tinée is a ski resort to the multiple accesses, situated at only 1:30 am of Nice and his international airport. St Etienne de Tinée (1140 m) is directly linked to the ski area of Auron by the Pinatelle cableway. Come and discover the authenticity and the charm of a genuine mountain village with a rich cultural heritage. The Auron resort (1600m) means the intimacy of a village set in 4 ski areas that stretch over 135 km of marked-out slopes. Skiers, snowboarders come and profit from space for freedom and facilities adapted to your sports. With your family or with your friends, come and resource yourself in Auron around its pedestrian place with artificial ice rink. Auron offers you a multitude of activities except the ski.
Take the direction of Antibes, 6 or 7 km from our hotel you will find on your right an exceptional park: The Marineland Park. You will see shows of dolphins, killer whales and sea lions ... you will participate with your children in animations, you will speak with healers and will discover their universe, you will be impressed by sharks behind a glass (in full safety of course). Shops and restaurant will complete this beautiful day. An exit not to be missed of course.
Paris is said to be the most romantic city in the world. Let's say then that there is Villefranche sur mer and its marvelous bay. Here everything is sweetness and pleasure, A great walk along the beach and then you can sit in one of the restaurants right in front of the harbor. Then let yourself go by the place. Do not forget to visit the citadel. Villefranche, when you've been there once, you just want to go back.
From Juan les Pins or Cannes or even Mandelieu, you can take a boat that in 30 minutes will take you to discover the islands of Lerins, where you can visit an abbey and taste a wine grown on site by monks, great walks in the nature, reflections and gourmet break in perspective ....
Nice, the Promenade des Anglais, Cours Saleya, Old Nice, Place Massena ... The city is beautiful, let yourself be carried by the unique atmosphere of the city. Local cuisine rich in flavors you will discover. Flaner at the flower market, a visit to the castle of Nice with a superb panorama, the old town and its colorful echopes ... Do not miss of course ...