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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 October 11, 2018
Northwich, United Kingdom
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We were staying in Laigueglia and decided to walk up to Colla Micheri. It is quite a steep walk... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Stephen D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank l_ciaa2017
Reviewed November 12, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank DRS69
Reviewed March 29, 2016

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

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank anvas
Reviewed August 21, 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

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Stephane R
Reviewed April 6, 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

Date of experience: March 2015
5  Thank Travellingisagift
Reviewed July 16, 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

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank marija z
Reviewed May 31, 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

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed July 30, 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.

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank Paul W
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You'll see the car park signs when you get there.