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Italy's Best Kept Secret

A wonderful place to visit with lots of history and stories. Most of the village and roads, are... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Apricale is a fantastic medieval village not far from the coast . It is the regions best kept... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

A wonderful place to visit with lots of history and stories. Most of the village and roads, are built from the river stones. Great way of using natural resources. Fresh Italian food in most of the restaurants. Get lost in the allies to explore more.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Apricale is a fantastic medieval village not far from the coast . It is the regions best kept secret. The people are friendly you can easily get around with English . There is one Restraunt on the square (Baci)that serves typical regional dishes and a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This is such a wonderful town. Three years in a row we have spent some days here during the summer, and I still remember the first time we drove up towards Apricale and we came around the corner and there it was. Magnificent is the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pkoch
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Apricale is situated around/against a hilltop like many villages in the area. You can climb up along the left side which leads you to the square on the top or through the middle through a maze of narrow streets an stairs. Either way gets you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Staying in Apricale is like going back in time. I have never been to a place that is 1000 plus years old. Be prepared for some steep "roads" and difficult steps if you have a mobility issue. The people of the village are friendly and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Princess095
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We love Apricale as our second home! It’s beautifull and very welcomming by it’s multi national habitants!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved Apricale - from the moment we caught a first glimpse when coming around the mountain side from Dolceacqua. The town is stunning with a maze of artistic walkways that lead you to the best pasta you have ever tasted in the town...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cleonebakker
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This small village is simple built up on a steep mountain side. It seems like hanging when you approach Apricale coming from Dolceacqua. Apricale is dating back to 12th century. It is a real mediaval town with old houses, narrow pathways, tunnels under the houses...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Klynge
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Like an inferno during the day, parking difficult, had to reverse 300 metres uphill to allow a coach to pass, very difficult.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bill K
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We came back after our first visit last year, this place takes you in and we felt that we had to revisit. It us breathtaking to see the town as you approach it, and it is so charming with the narrow streets and difficult walk...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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