BUSSANA VECCHIA: It's a small village between Arma di Taggia and Sanremo, destroyed by an earthquake in 1887. The consequence was the abandonment until 1960, when artists, especially British, decided to renovate the village and build small shops in which to exhibit their works
VILLA HANBURY: it's a villa built and commissioned by the English lord and architect Thomas Hanbury. He also realized the botanical garden full of all plants from all areas of the globe
CERVO: It's defined by UNESCO one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. Its origins are pre-Roman but its great development was especially during the Middle Ages. To visit: the Church of "Corallini".
TOIRANO: Toirano is famous mostly for its prehistoric caves.
DOLCEACQUA: Its origins date back to the Middle Ages. To see: the castle
SEBORGA: small village independent from the Italian State, represented by its prince and its currency: THE LUIGINO.
TRIORA: this small and ancient village is located at 600m above sea level. Interesting its ancient history, characterized by many and curious legends, which defined it as a town of witches. There are many documents in our possession that testify an obstinate fight against witchcraft. Even today there are special housewives practices (treatment with special herbs, production of particular infusions etc, etc) that date back to the period of the famous witch-hunt. To see: the Ethnographic Museum.
IMPERIA: it's one of the most important cities of the region and its history is also very remarkable. Imperia is, in fact, made up of two different parts: Oneglia and Porto Maurizio, two real cities divided until 1927 when then Benito Mussolini decided to bring them together under the same administration. According to tradition, these two cities were in constant struggle. Today this rivalry for many is still present especially among the elderly. Imperia is known for the arcades, the shopping place and "Calata Cueno", area full of fish restaurants and pubs. Imperia Porto Maurizio instead is characterized by the "Parasio". It's the old part of town, up the hill, characterized by the imposing Cathedral and the Lodges of Santa Chiara, suggestive especially in the evening. There are numerous coves along this road. Suggestive the unfinished pedestrian street, accessible only by foot or by bicycle, that connects Diano Marina to Imperia. There are numerous coves along this road.
THE WALK OF SAN LORENZO AL MARE. It was the old route of the railway, today it is a beautiful promenade that connects many towns of the province of Imperia to the border with France.
GENOA: Genoa is the classical port city where diversity reigns. Multipurpose center, today Genoa is very interesting for its culture, for the historic center with its alleyways (ancient streets) and many churches; for the economy (port of Genoa); for tourism: Aquarium of Genoa (EUR 24.00 for adults and € 15.00 for children aged 4 to 12 years), Old Harbour ; for the political administration.