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Les Alpes d'Azur - France, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, La Brigue

  •  Number of units of accommodation: 2
  •  Rating: 0
  •  Suitable for the disabled: No
  •  Children are welcome: Yes
  •  Pet Friendly: No
  •  Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms 
  •  Price range from £189 to £289 per week
  •  AVAILABLE FOR MUTUAL EXCHANGE OF HOLIDAY HOMES
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 Local Sports: Activities (trained guides and instructors available for most activities) 4x4 Various companies arrange 4WD expeditions, particularly to the Mercantour. Canoeing and kayaking The most popular starting point is in Breil. Climbing There a

Facilities available with the accommodation are:
Parking No Bath Yes
Television No Indoor hot tub No
Sky Television No Outdoor hot tub No
Video or DVD No Shower Yes
Microwave Yes Power Shower No
Dishwasher Yes Open Fire No
Ensuite Bathroom No Wood Stove Yes
Central heating Yes Laundry facilities No
Games Room No Swimming Pool No
Garden No Tennis Court No
Towels provided Yes Bed linen provided Yes
Flexible changeover day: No
Number of bathrooms: 1
Holiday Type: Mountain Views, Walking and Outdoor Pursuits plus Skiing at Limone in winter
Property type: Rent
Travel: La Brigue Railway Station - Nice Airport but may be reached from other airports like Cuneo
Local attractions: There is lots to see and do in this part of France and the following is a selection of places to visit. • Mercantour National Park/Vallée des Merveilles: a rugged national park with excellent walks, streams and lakes set in the valleys of 3000 meter-high mountains. • the Vallée des Merveilles: famous for more than 100,000 rock engravings, largely from prehistoric times. • Chapel of Notre-Dame des Fontaines, renowned for its 1492 mural paintings by Canavesio. • Pretty hamlet of Morignole. • Fortified town of Tende with pretty Italian-style medieval architecture. • Col de Tende, one of hundreds of beautiful valleys in the region. A tunnel connects here to Italy and the ski resorts in Limone Piemonte. • The Musee de Merveilles. • Col de Sanson (12 kms) a mountain pass between Italy and France with spectacular views, can be reached from La Brigue by long hike or track (4W-drive recommended). • The beautiful medieval village of Saorge, said to be one of France’s most beautiful which is perched along a narrow rock spur that juts out into the Vallée de la Roya, high above the river. • Casterino, sitting in a magnificent valley along by a swift little river. • Other wonderful places a little over 15 kms to visit include: Breil-sur-Roya - 20 kms Sospel - 39 kms Ventimiglia (Italy) - 46 kms Cuneo (Italy) - 52 kms Menton - 56 kms Nice - 98 kms
Good places to visit: See Local Attractions above.
Annual Events: Events and Festivals Every July - Fête Médievale Every September - Fête de la Montagne Christmas - lights and numerous nativity scenes During much of the summer, Place de Nice is dominated by a large marquee, in which some of the festival events, dances and other activities take place.
Good places to eat: There is a very nice 'epicerie' opposite Les Alpes d'Azur, run by Cedric, which sells just about everything including fresh bagettes and croissants. There is another grocer nearby, an excellent butcher (who will deliver and take advance orders), a post office and several restaurants in La Brigue, including the ever-popular 'Pizzeria Brigasques'.
Short Breaks: No
Please telephone the owner for more information using the number below for instant results.
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Contact: Mrs.  Christine  Challenger