Key Holiday Home Information:Family-Friendly.
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: La Brigue Railway Station -
Nice Airport but may be reached from other airports like Cuneo.
Nearest city or town: Tende, approximately 4 miles away.
Type of holiday rental: Mountain Views, Walking and Outdoor Pursuits plus Skiing at Limone in winter.
Short Breaks and weekend breaks:
Our apartments, 'Les Alpes D'Azur', are located within a building that was originally the 'Albergo Americano', an 1882 Italian inn on the French border. With views over the Place de Nice, the main square in La Brigue, along with stunning mountain views, these are great places to stay. They are owned by two families who visit regularly.
The apartments have been fully renovated, modernised and are fully equipped. Both apartments have electric heating included in the rental price as well as wood-burning stoves in the kitchen/sitting rooms. Linen is provided.
Apartment 1 - One bedroom - sleeps 2 to 4 people and Apartment 3 - Three bedrooms - sleeps 6 people. In the apartments, we provide a selection of leaflets, maps and guides, together with an expanded version of the information below, including telephone numbers.
Apartment 1 (39 square meters): Situated on the 2nd floor this apartment sleeps up to 4 people. Within the apartment there is a double bedroom with a small balcony with views out to the mountains to the rear of the building, a living room/kitchen with sofa-bed and small balcony and views over the Place de Nice. There is also a shower room. With windows on three sides, this charming apartment captures lots of sun.
Apartment 3 (96 square meters) is within the ‘grenier’ or attic on the third floor. With 3 bedrooms this apartment sleeps up to 6. Within the apartment there is a spacious and sunny living area/dining area/kitchen, two double bedrooms, one double bedroom with a single bunk bed above. There is also a family bathroom. This apartment overlooks the square and also enjoys mountain views.
Arrival & Departure times: Arrival time is after 4.00 p.m. and departure time is 10.00 a.m. Water: The local water is excellent and safe to drink. Wood burning stoves: Logs are provided most times but are not always available.
Things to See and Do:
• Bicycles can be hired from Tende from Maison de la Montagne or City Bike de Tende.
• Museums: La Maison du Patrimoine, in a Brigue has an excellent museum. Le Musee de Merveilles in Tende is also well worth visiting.
• Skiing - in the mountains, ski lifts in Limone.
All apartments have electric heating included in the rental price as well as wood-burning stoves in the kitchen/sitting rooms. Linen is provided.
Apartment 1 - One bedroom - sleeps 2 to 4 people Apartment 3 - three bedrooms - sleeps 6 people
Plan of Apartment 1
Flexible changeover day: No
Recommended Attractions near La Brigue: 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 near La Brigue: See Local Attractions above.More about the Location:
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 near La Brigue: 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
|Price Banding Period||Weekly Price||Changeover day||Min Stay & Short Breaks Information|
|26 Oct 2019 - 20 Dec 2019||259.00 GBP||For Short Break Info please contact the Owner/Agency.|
|21 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2020||319.00 GBP||" "|
|04 Jan 2020 - 07 Feb 2020||259.00 GBP||" "|
|08 Feb 2020 - 28 Feb 2020||289.00 GBP||" "|
|29 Feb 2020 - 27 Mar 2020||259.00 GBP||" "|
|28 Mar 2020 - 26 Jun 2020||289.00 GBP||" "|
|27 Jun 2020 - 28 Aug 2020||319.00 GBP||" "|
|29 Aug 2020 - 23 Oct 2020||289.00 GBP||" "|
|24 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020||0.00 GBP||" "|
|19 Dec 2020 - 04 Jan 2021||319.00 GBP||" "|