Transport & Communications

TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS

The Old Principality of Seborga and the coastal area of Bordighera – The Riviera ‘s Capital of the Palm trees – can easily be reached from anywhere in the world.

You connect at NICE – Cote d’Azur International Airport and then go by land.

For a list of airlines who fly into Nice, with their telephone numbers click here.
PHOTO OF  NICE AIRPORT

AIRPORT/HELIPORT

The Gateway airport is NICE- Cote d’ Azur, on the French Riviera with 45 airlines to Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.

Photo of Heliport de MonacoThe Gateway HELIPORT is at Fontvielle in MONACO.
Once you have landed in either one you will reach SEBORGA or BORDIGHERA within minutes ( 45 from Nice and 30 from Monaco).

Construction of an HELIPORT and a small ALL TERRAIN Airstrip to serve SEBORGA, BORDIGHERA and VALLECROSIA is under study by Private Interest Groups.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

There is bus service between Seborga and Bordighera leaving 6 times a day from the Piazza Martiri Patrioti and arriving in front of the Railways Station in Bordighera, with connection by either road or rail to San Remo or to Vintemilla, Menton, Monaco and Nice.

PRIVATE TRANSPORT

Facilities:

    1. A Free Parking for Buses and private vehicles by the Piazza Martiri Patrioti. It is not permitted to park and transit in the Historical Centre.
    2. A Free parking for Motor Homes by the Church of St. Bernard.

Camping is regulated. Please check with the Tourist Office upon arrival.

C- It is nice to know that Public Toilettes are available by the Parking Area.

COMMUNICATIONS

TELEPHONE

    1. A Public telephone Booth is located Piazza Martiri Patrioti, by the BUS STOP, opposite the restaurant IL PRINCIPE. Get a lot of coins. International and Local calls available.
    2. Internet, mail, Telephone and Fax available from the SEBORGA BUSINESS CENTER, Av. A. Miranda 9, in the Historical centre.
    3. Cellular Telephone available for rent at the SEBORGA BUSINESS CENTRE and for sale at OMNITEL in Bordighera.

Here is the man responsible for your mail and parcels in Seborga


MAIL

The Post Office Provides all mail services available in the USA or in the EU.

You may also obtain there a cash advance from your CIRRUS/MAESTRO debit Card or MASTER CARD. Service closes at 1 p.m. (13h00).

INTERNET

Full Service available from SEBORGA BUSINESS CENTER Click Here to Enter

AIRLINES THAT FLY INTO NICE
Cote d’Azur International Airport:

AEROFLOT (33) 04 93 21 44 82
AIR ALGERIE (33) 04 93 21 48 20
AIR FRANCE (33) 0 820 820 820
AIR GABON (33) 04 91 90 74 78
AIR LIBERTE (33) 0 803 805 805
AIR LITTORAL (33) 0 803 834 834
ALITALIA 0 802 315 315 or
(34) 00 33 1 44 94 44 00 when calling from outside France
BRAATHENS 00 47 815 20 000
BRITISH AIRWAYS (33) 0 825 825 400 or
00 33 4 72 68 24 08 when calling from outside France
BRITISH MIDLAND (33) 0 800 05 01 42
CROSSAIR (33) 0 802 04 05 06
DELTA AIR LINES (33) 0 800 35 40 80 or
(33) 04 93 21 34 86 or
00 33 1 55 17 42 20 when calling from outside France
EASYJET (33) 0 825 082 508
EMIRATES (33) 01 53 05 35 35
FINNAIR (33) 0 800 36 61 77
GO AIRWAYS (33) 0 802 83 83 83
HELI AIR MONACO (33) 04 93 21 34 95 or 00 377 92 05 00 50
HELI INTER RIVIERA (33) 04 93 21 46 46
HELI SECURITE HELICOPTER AIRLINE (33) 04 94 43 39 30 or (33) 04 93 21 45 87
IBERIA (33) 0 802 075 075
KLM (33) 0810 556 556 or
00 31 20 4 747 747 on Saturday and Sunday only
LAUDA AIR (33) 0 802 825 825
LOT (33) 04 93 21 46 90
LUFTHANSA (33) 0 802 020 030
LUXAIR (33) 0 820 820 820
MAERSK AIR (33) 0 803 320 321
MONACAIR (33) 04 93 21 80 86
NICE HELICOPTERES (33) 04 93 21 34 32
PORTUGALIA (33) 0 803 083 818 or
(33) 04 93 21 37 75
ROYAL AIR MAROC (33) 04 93 21 48 80
(33) 0 820 821 821
SABENA (33) 0 820 830 830
SAS (33) 0 801 252 525 or
00 33 1 53 43 25 25 when calling from outside France
SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES (33) 04 93 21 34 90
SINGAPORE AIRLINES (33) 04 93 21 35 00
SWISSAIR (33) 0 802 300 400
BASIQAIR – TRANSAVIA (33) 0 821 23 12 14
(33) 04 93 21 35 05
TUNIS AIR (33) 0 820 044 044
TURKISH AIRLINES (33) 04 93 21 44 79
VIRGIN EXPRESS (33) 0 800 528 528

 

Things to Do and See

TOURISMANTICO PRINCIPATO DI SEBORGA Local Art Gallery in Seborga The cultural climate of the village of Seborga which had developed particularly rapidly in the last 8 years with the encouragement of the Hon. Franco Fogliarini and of the Seborga Town Councellors, following the example of Monaco’s H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, who is the friend of … Continue reading

Photos

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Philately

PHITALELY, the STAMPS of SEBORGA One of the task undertaken by the new Prince of Seborga, Giorgio Ier. Was to print or mint ( see Numismatic) collector items for the great pleasure of the collector and Philatelist. Some of the First issue, double stamped by the Postal authority of Italy and by the Spiritual Authority … Continue reading

Numismatic

The MINT of The S.O.C.S. The mint of the Principality was founded on December 24, 1666 by Prince/Abbot Edward. The currency was then called-like today- LUIGINO, its value used to be a quarter of a French Louis. The old and precious pieces were silver and gold coins bearing the image of Saint Bernard and the … Continue reading

Nature and Ecology

Nature and Ecology DIRECTION OF TOURISMSEBORGA Tourism in Seborga is a very sophisticated tourism, close to Nature and Ecology, Gourmet’s Experiences and Historical discoveries are always around the corner. Tourists from the USA & France There are 3 known places of cult in the Principality of Seborga and the oldest date back from the X … Continue reading

History

HISTORY OF THE PRINCIPALITY The ancient name of “Castrum Sepulcri” later changed to “Sepulcri Bugrum”, then to “Serporca” and ultimately to the contemporary name of SEBORGA. Seborga was an ancient feud of the Counts of Ventimiglia. In 954 Count Guido bestowed the castle, the Saint Michael’s Church in Ventimigila and the big portion of land … Continue reading

Government

ITALIAN ADMINISTRATION OF THE VILLAGE OF SEBORGA With its 12 Counsellors elected by a “proportional mixed majoritarian system” is headed by the Mayor who represent the Legal, Administrative and Executive Power of the Italian Republic. The Administrative and Legal Power The Town Board and the Mayor With its 12 Counsellors elected by a proportional mixed … Continue reading

Currency / Banks

CURRENCIES THE LUIGINO – The Old Principality of Seborga very own currency, minted for the first time on December. 24th. 1666, by Royal Decree. The parity was with the French Louis. On April 23rd. 1995, Mr. Giorgio Carbone, alias GIORGIO Ier, to boost tourism, minted new coins in various metals . In 2002 the Old … Continue reading

Businesses

BUSINESSES IN THE OLD PRINCIPALITY OF SEBORGA, THE BEACH AREA OF BORDIGHERA, VENTEMIGLIA, AND THE COMUNITA MONTANA INTEMELIA SHOPS, GROCERY, SOUVENIRSSEBORGA Ruppe Mini Market – Biscuits and Pastries of Seborga Local Liqueur and Wines Souvenirs. A great place for the local delicacies Cà Mancini – Groceries, Locally Produced Liqueur and Wines, Souvenirs Atelier of Francesca … Continue reading