Inserted in a privileged position, between Capo Santa Croce and Capo Mele, Laigueglia preserves in its alleys, in the squares overlooking the sea, in the churches and in the sanctuaries, its past built by fishermen, sailors, merchants.
Also for these characteristics Laigueglia has been selected as one of the “most beautiful villages in Italy”. The “heart” of Laigueglia is the historic center, rich in history and traditions, which develops linearly along the coast.
The typical sea with the shallow seabed, the fine sand and the mild temperatures even in winter allow various sports activities and represent the greatest attraction for tourists.
Behind the inhabited center, the hilly context offers the possibility of hiking trails for walks and historical-naturalistic excursions, even by mountain bike, which lead to the ancient town of Colla Micheri.
Along the hiking trail, we meet the home of Thor Heyerdahl, the famous Norwegian anthropologist whose name is linked to the events of the Kon Tiki, who said about the place “… I spent my life exploring the world. But when I arrived in this place I had no hesitation: my house would have risen in this little paradise … “.