Lingueglietta belongs to the municipality of Cipressa and it is a small mountain village above San Lorenzo al Mare.
Ruined castles and fortresses stand side by side with beautiful natural scenery and views
The medieval fortress town boasts of an old ruined Castle of the Earl of Laigueglia from the 13th Century. You can get a breathtaking view of the village from here with the blue sea in the south and the Ligurian Alps in the north.
The San Pietro Church which was rebuilt in the 16th Century into a fortress for protection against pirate raids serves as symbol of the town. Art lovers will get their money’s worth in the sculpture park "Tra i mondi".
Active holidaymakers can explore nature around the village using hiking and mountain bike trails. The green olive groves and beautiful flower meadows around the village invite you to relaxation.
The beach is only a short drive away. Tranquility and relaxation are paramount here.
Lingueglietta is a village in the Cipressa municipality. The village was inhabited in the early Middle Ages. It was incorporated into the Cipressa municipality in the 12th Century. The Earl of Laigueglia built a castle in Lingueglietta in the 13th Century. The San Pietro Church was rebuilt into a fortress for protection against pirate attacks in the 16th Century. Lingueglietta was given an award as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy in 2008.
Lingueglietta is part of the Cipressa municipality and is a village in Imperia Province located in the Liguria region. There are several other villages near Lingueglietta like: Boscomare (3.8 km) Costarainera (2.5 km) and Cipressa (3.5km).Take the highway exit Imperia Ovest from Genoa and take the SS1 towards San Remo. Thereafter, take the SP45 up to Lingueglietta.