The medieval village of Apricale (Brigar in Ligurian) is located in 'hinterland of Bordighera and Ventimiglia, 13 Km from the coast.
The town maintains the urban structure and the medieval atmosphere, with the original core high on the hill, where there are the Castle, the parish church and the houses arranged in concentric circles.
The country has been honored with awards such as
"The most beautiful villages in Italy", ANCI, the first Ligurian Municipality recognized with this title.
"Orange Flag" for the municipalities of the Region of Liguria hinterland, in collaboration with the Italian Touring Club.
"ISO 14001 for the Environment", "ISO 9001 for Services", certifications recognized internationally has also obtained the certificate "Safety OHSAS 18001" which has consented to Apricale - first municipality in Italy - achieving "Excellence ".