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go back several centuries

Was it worth the long and often steep climb to get here? Oh yes it was. Although the houses are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Northwich, United Kingdom
Great Views

We were staying in Laigueglia and decided to walk up to Colla Micheri. It is quite a steep walk... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Stephen D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“go back several centuries”
4 Jun 2018
“Great Views”
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Colla Micheri, Laigueglia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was it worth the long and often steep climb to get here? Oh yes it was. Although the houses are now occupied, it did not diminish the sense of history we got from walking around. The Osteria opened just a few minutes after we arrived...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We were staying in Laigueglia and decided to walk up to Colla Micheri. It is quite a steep walk along quiet roads mainly. It look us about 30 minutes. There is some signposting although there are gaps. Keep going up around a series of bends...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very beautiful place to stroll if you are visiting Laigueglia. if you are walking are a 20 minute walk inclined, but it is worth it when you arrive and the view is beautiful.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Lovingly restored by Thor Heyerdahl and family over a sixty year period, Colla Micheri is a hidden gem. Walk in this tiny village and get an idea of Italian life in the middle ages. Hike to the top of the hill, and explore a Roman...More

1  Thank DRS69
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Fantastic place. Beautiful old village with a most striking twin tower cathedral. Beautiful sand beach.

1  Thank anvas
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We come to laigueglia for many years and every year we make the climb on foot to colla michieri. It is quite a steep walk but I think it is worth it every time. We have a drink in the bar and relax for a...More

2  Thank Stephane R
Reviewed 6 April 2015

With the reviews of others, I have included this little village in our itinerary while we were staying for a few days in Alassio. The reason which attracted me is that Thor Heyerdahl lived here and found this place peaceful and beautiful. As big fans...More

5  Thank Travellingisagift
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I was looking for something to do in Laigueglia that was not lying on the beach. Thanks to this post on tripadvisor I find out that all around Laigueglia (and Andorra...Alassio) there are many hiking and mountain biking trails in the hills so I went...More

3  Thank marija z
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Colla Micheri is one of the most charming places I have visited along the Cote d'Azure. It has a tiny square with a tiny church, and little walkable pathways. The original structures are very, very old, but everything has been mindfully retrofitted, to make for...More

3  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 30 July 2013

This unspoilt hamlet boasts a small church, a bar, and idyllic alleyways amid stone-built houses, home of the famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl who did much to preserve it from ruin.

3  Thank Paul W
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You'll see the car park signs when you get there.