Imperia is the provincial capital of Riviera di Ponente, also called "Riviera dei fiori". Born as an industrial city and today converted into a tourist town, Imperia offers its visitors breathtaking panoramic views and a wide variety of attractions for every type of need.
In Imperia you can live extraordinary moments between the sea and the sky, where every day the sun is a show that repeats itself.
Open air, sea, sports, food and wine.
Imperia is the art of fine italian living.
Currently Imperia has about 43,000 inhabitants.
The territory has a series of valleys and hills covered with olive groves and dotted with numerous small villages.
The coast has beaches with pebbles on Oneglia, Borgo Prino and Borgo Foce. While at Borgo Marina in Porto Maurizio there is a fine sandy beach called "Spiaggia d'Oro" (Golden Beach).
Imperia, a town with two centers
Imperia owes its name to the "Impero" torrent that separates Oneglia from Porto Maurizio once rivals cities.
Porto Maurizio, perched on the promontory of Parasio, was a major economic and commercial center already in the Middle Ages, and is now the touristic reference.
Oneglia, extending over the plain at the mouth of the Impero was founded after year 1000 AD, is becoming in the present days the commercial section of the town.
The tourist visiting Imperia is often surprised because in this town everything is double: there are two historic centers, two markets, two ports.
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A detailed map of the town is available here, and can be downloaded on your PC
In Imperia there are two public markets:
Address: Piazza Goffredo Mameli, 12
Telephone: 0183 660017
Address: Via XX Settembre, 13
Telephone: 0183 62951
Address: Via Giuseppe Airenti, 5
Telephone: 0183 660014
Address: Via XXV Aprile
Telephone: 0183 274890
Address: Via Nazionale (Pontedassio)
Telephone: 0183 779030
Address: Via Felice Cascione, 31
Telephone: 0183 61865
Address: Via Felice Cascione, 14
Telephone: 392 399 0077
Address: Via Scarincio, 84
Telephone: 333 737 1553
La Brasiliana Pianeta Caffè
Address: Piazza San Giovanni, 3
Telephone: 0183 211059
Address: Viale Giacomo Matteotti, 10
Telephone: 0183 60906
Crema di Gelato
Address: Piazza Dante, 26
Telephone: 0183 273836
A_Grillo Restaurant & Wine
Address: Via Vecchie Carceri 19
Telephone: 0183 880895
Osteria Dell'Olio Grosso
Address: Via Parrasio, 36
Telephone: 0183 60815
Enoteca di Porta Martina
Address: Via Strafforello, 36
Telephone: 373 735 0921
Address: Via San Leonardo, 14
Telephone: 0183 61091
Address: Lungomare C. Colombo, 158
Address: Via Scarincio 32
Telephone: 0183 63859
Nero di seppia
Address: Spianata Luigi Varese, 4
Telephone: 0183 60946
La Foce - Non solo vino
Address: Via Bartolomeo Bossi, 44
Telephone: 0183 651523
Pizzeria la Rustica
Address: Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 37
Telephone: 0183 651269
Oasi La Pizza
Address: Piazza Sant'Antonio, 15
Telephone: 0183 666892
Address: Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 16
Telephone: 0183 666406
Address: Via Giovanni Boine, 2
Telephone: 0183 61722
Address: Borgo Foce
Telephone: 333 4101773
Address: Via Scarincio, 31
Telephone: 0183 666273
Address: Via Nino Lamboglia, 1
Telephone: 0183 666514
Museo Navale del Ponente Ligure
Address: via Scarincio 2-4
Telephone: 0183 651541
Museo Arte Contemporanea Imperia (MACI)
Address: viale G. Matteotti 151
Telephone: 0183 297927
Address: Via Garessio, 13
Telephone: 0183 295762
Museo del Clown (Villa Grock)
Address: via Fanny Roncati Carli
Telephone: 0183 704211