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Colla Micheri Medieval Village

Colla Micheri, Laigueglia, Italy
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Stunning village with views to match

Lovingly restored by Thor Heyerdahl and family over a sixty year period, Colla Micheri is a hidden... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A must to visit

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

Reviewed 29 March 2016
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1 week ago
“Stunning village with views to match”
29 Mar 2016
“A must to visit”
Colla Micheri, Laigueglia, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank DRS69
Reviewed 29 March 2016

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

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

1  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

2  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

2  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.

2  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 23 August 2012

You can found Thor Heyerdal village at the end of a very nice walk starting in Laigueglia. Start it at 6pm, and have dinner at the restaurant.

3  Thank alfieParis
Reviewed 10 August 2012

The area of Liguria is a fantastic area for solo/single travellers....on the coast line there are several towns in walking reach that creates a dynamic environment, alongside with fantastic beaches. Its full of fascinating historic and crosscultural activites that makes the area an interesting spot...More

4  Thank ElisabethAStavanger
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