Isola 2000 - France
Isola 2000, is one of the major ski resorts in the Southern Alps, and is located above the Cote D’Azur, bordering Italy.
It is a purpose built resort, established in 1971, and sits 17 km above the charming medieval village of Isola.
Isola 2000 has one of the best snow records in France, due to its altitude.
Yet it enjoys a sunny Mediterranean climate, breathtaking views and a laid-back, sophisticated atmosphere.
The area is popular with weekend skiers from the Cote D'Azur.
The modern design and convenience of the resort makes it a popular choice for families.
23 lifts take skiers to a height of 2,610m. The skiing covers 120km of pistes - a total of 47 runs,
14 green, 18 blue, 16 red and 5 black.
Beginners have some of the best runs in the area to learn on.
The area also offers off-piste skiing, and heli-skiing available across the border in Italy, for the insanely adventurous!
The extensive lift system transports 20,000 skiers, and the resort has invested in 160 snow cannons to ensure that
there is never a lack of snow.
Snowboarders are well catered for - and the resort has a terrain park and a half-pipe.
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