How to reach Imperia and the Ligurian Riviera di Ponente
Liguria is on average reachable in1-1.5hrs from all over Europe. The most convenient international airports to reach the Riviera di Ponente are the Christopher Columbus of Genoa and Nice Côte d’Azur Airport. The Genoa airport is 109 km from Imperia. Nice Airport is 91 km from Imperia. The hub airport of Milan Malpensa is 281 km from Imperia. The airport of Bergamo – Orio al Serio is 296 km from Imperia.
The Riviera di Ponente is served by two motorways, the Genoa-Ventimiglia A10 E80 and E717 A6 Torino-Savona. Savona is roughly 131 km from the Principality of Monaco, 139 km from Turin, 177 km from Milan and 280 km from Florence.
The Riviera is served by the Genoa-Ventimiglia line with local and long-distance trains connecting the French Riviera with Genova and the rest of Italy. Savona and the Riviera are also reachable by the Turin-Savona line. And finally it presents an overview line through the Maritime Alps from Ventimiglia to the ski resort of Limone Piemonte.
The Pala Crociere in Savona is one of the main ports of call of Mediterranean cruises with ferries running to and from Corsica, Spain and North Africa. The terminal is in Porto Vado. Genoa is the main harbour of the Ligurian coastline with ferries running to and from the Mediterranean. The Maritime port is the first port of call of the Ligurian coastline. Liguria is the Italian region and one of the first in the Mediterranean and in Europe that has the largest number of berths.