Explore Ilonse with the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau

Ilonse is a medieval village perched 1250 m above the sea, overlooking the Tinée valley. Built in tiers, with a splendid covered wash-house with columns, superb stone facades, a Baroque chapel painted in bright yellow, a medieval arcaded covered passageway and a small square with a panoramic terrace. At the highest point of the village, an orientation table identifies all the main peaks in the Alpes-Maritimes department.

Upcoming event

Traditional celebration

Village oven feast

samedi 04 mai

Village oven’s feast take place each year in may. It’s an opportunity to bring residents and visitors together for a meal and to perpetuate tradition around the village oven.


Sights :

  • St Michel church (13th century), inside : the choir (15th century), listed paintings ;
  • St Grat chapel (17th century) ;
  • Saint Pons, Saint Maur and St Antoine chapels.


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