Apricale, defined as Intemelio wonder scenic hinterland, it is located in Val Nervia at 300 meters above sea level , 20 km away. on the border with France, surrounded by woods and olive groves, at the foot of the Maritime Alps. The settlement of a typical medieval village consists of concentric carugi reaching the extraordinary square overlooked by the two Churches and the Castle, formerly the Counts of Ventimiglia and later the Doria, now a museum center. You can also visit the Fortress Church of Our Lady of the Angels which houses fresco cycles 400 to 700 and the Executioner's Tower, recently restored, a gloomy building in which death sentences were carried out in 1200.
Apricale in summer houses for over 25 years a traveling theater festival given by the theater of the Cough of Genoa that soul for 12 evenings the narrow streets of the village, as well as an ancient tournament of elastic ball which for centuries is the most loved sport in the Far Western Liguria, in September takes place every year the Festival of Pansarola and Eggnog, fresh local standard. Apricale is a founding member of the club "The most beautiful villages in Italy", is part of the "Orange Flag" of the Touring and City oil.
Every year there are photographic exhibitions, sculptures and paintings in the castle of the Lizard. The front of the square, the heart of the village Apricale, is the scene of several local events such as the "feast of the new oil", the "spring festival", the feast of St. Valentine's Day in February and the "festival of pansarola" (sweet pancakes) on the second Sunday of September.
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