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Tourist information

Bergamo is attractive old town in Lombardy, located about 40 kilometres to the north of Milan, on the border of the Alps. Bergamo and its surroundings is the perfect spot for visitors who appreciate culture, arts and sciences The city is smallish, and the majority of the attractions can be seen conveniently by walking.

Bergamo's initial placement was a protective hilltop, and the city was likewise shielded by heavy wall structures; at present this historical part of city is recognized as the "Citta Alta" and it's exactly where you will discover the majority of the cultural attractions and tourist sights. There is little bit of traffic, and the slim streets are enjoyable to roam. In the Citta Alta there are several pleasing green areas for a relaxation or a barbecue. Bergamo additionally has a Botanical Garden, which is open from March to October and is completely free to get in.

The region of Bergamo presents landscapes that integrate nature and human existence in a beneficial way. Its hills are the places for many ski pistes of differing levels of difficulty, assisted by an substantial chain of ski lifts. These hills are not just attractive in winter season: they expose their sweeter aspect during the course of summer season, excellent for tours in the middle of the dense greenery bathed in light. On the other hand, in fall months, the woods covering the hills are an outburst of brownish and reds, an amazing scenery that tends to transform everyday.

Main attractions

At the center of the old town is the charming Piazza Vecchia. A large open space bordered by a blend of ancient and Renaissance buildings, the square is loaded with university students from the college, communicating and sitting all around the water fountain. Currently there are a number of cafes with tables on the plaza. One of the most fascinating of the palazzi facing onto Piazza Vecchia is the archaic Palazzo della Ragione, existing from the 12th century. Tourist sights include the Rocca, a walled fortress with a history museum. Other Bergamo museums consist of the Archaeological Museum and the & Science Museum in Piazza Cittadella. They are both of top quality but the display details are in Italian only. Go to San Vigilio - a little hilltop settlement that can be reached by walking or by a 2nd funicolare from Citta Alta. There you can find some magnificent sights, and a ruined fortress. Admittance to the fortress is totally free, and belongs to a public park. Go up all the way to the top of the fortress for more attractive views.


Bergamo enjoy a moist subtropical climate conditions of Northern Italy. Although the majority of Italy is defined by dry summer months with very little to no rainfall, Bergamo has the opposite trend; the summer season is wetter than winter.

Where to stay in Bergamo

Your accommodation position can be everything when you are on a short vacation break in Bergamo. Finding the best location in the Citta Bassa will provide you simple access to transport links to take you to the lakes and various other cities and settlements not far away. It can be practical as well for the funicular or bus route to take you to the Citta Alta. There are a number of apartments and small hotels to select close to the Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII and Viale Vittorio Emanuele II, that connects the train and bus terminals off Piazza Marconi with the Citta Alta.

Similar tourist destinations in Italy: Siena, Mestre, Assisi, Montaione, Amalfi, San Gimignano, Cortina D'ampezzo.

Town is recommended for

Suitable for older people, Adventure and Sport, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic trips, Families with Young Children, Families with pets, People with Disabilities

Bergamo, Italy - General details

Arboretum, atm, botanical garden, churches, duty free, fitness centre, forests, grocery stores, hospital, library, marina, water parks, theme parks, zoo, wine cellar, restaurants, tennis courts, swimming, walking paths, sailing club, cycling, fishing, horse riding, ski resorts, golf club, mountain biking, mountaineering, paragliding, hunting, hiking

Bergamo, region of Lombardy - Distances

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    Bergamo - Milan: 47 km
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    Bergamo - Verona: 103 km
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    Bergamo - Genoa: 153 km
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    Bergamo - Orio Al Serio (6+ apartments): 3 km
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    Bergamo - Serio (2+ apartments): 4 km
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    Bergamo - Costa Di Mezzate (4+ accommodation units): 5 km
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    Bergamo - Alzano Lombardo (0+ accommodation units): 6 km
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    Bergamo - Zanica (0+ accommodation units): 6 km
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    Bergamo - Stezzano (3+ accommodation units): 8 km
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    Bergamo - Sorisole (0+ accommodation units): 9 km
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    Bergamo - Trescore Balneario (1+ accommodation units): 9 km
  • Airport "Linate", town of Milan (American Airlines, Air Canada, Air France, Air One, Alitalia, bmi, Aer Lingus, Servicios de Transportes A): 43 km
  • Airport "Malpensa", town of Milan (Darwin Airline, Germanwings, Atlas Blue, Afriqiyah Airways, Air Moldova, Jet Airways, Aegean Airlines, American Airlines): 77 km
  • Airport "Orio al Serio", town of Bergamo (Alitalia, Domodedovo Airlines, Ryanair, Air Italy, Wind Jet, Balkan Bulgarian Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Carpatair): 2 km
  • Airport "Valerio Catullo", town of Verona (Air Moldova, Air Canada, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Alitalia, Continental Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Ryanair): 98 km

Milan -> Bergamo - road routes

  • 1. Head north on Via dei Mercanti toward Via Tommaso Grossi.
  • 2. Take the 1st right onto Via Tommaso Grossi.
  • 3. Take the 1st left onto Via Santa Margherita.
  • 4. Turn right onto Piazza della Scala.
  • 5. Turn left onto Piazza San Fedele.
  • 6. Take the 1st right onto Via Agnello.
  • 7. Take the 1st left onto Via Ulrico Hoepli.
  • 8. Turn left onto Via San Paolo.
  • 9. Take the 1st right onto Piazza Filippo Meda.
  • 10. Continue onto Corso Giacomo Matteotti.
  • 11. Turn left onto Corso Venezia.
  • 12. Continue onto Corso Buenos Aires. Leaving toll zone.
  • 13. Turn right onto Piazzale Loreto.
  • 14. Continue onto Via Andrea Costa.
  • 15. Continue straight onto Piazza Francesco Durante.
  • 16. Continue onto Via Ruggero Leoncavallo.
  • 17. Continue onto Via Palmanova.
  • 18. Continue onto Cavalcavia Cascina Gobba.
  • 19. Merge onto A51 via the ramp to Tangenziale Est/Lecco/Tangenziale Nord/Torino/Venezia/Usmate Velate/Aeroporto Malpensa. Partial toll road. (9.5 km)
  • 20. Take the exit onto A4 toward Venezia. Partial toll road. (28.7 km)
  • 21. Take exit Bergamo toward Raccordo Autostrada. Toll road.
  • 22. Continue straight onto Raccordo Autostrada. Toll road.
  • 23. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on Raccordo Autostrada.
  • 24. Continue onto Via Autostrada. Go through 1 roundabout.
  • 25. Turn right onto Via Costantino Simoncini.
  • 26. Continue onto Via Geremia Bonomelli.
  • 27. Turn left onto Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII.
  • 28. Turn right onto Via Gabriele Camozzi. Destination will be on the left.

Tourist attractions and sights

  • Piazza Vecchia, Bergamo, 3.7 km from the centre of town of Bergamo.
  • Donizetti Theater, Bergamo, 4.2 km from the centre of town of Bergamo.
  • Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, Bergamo, 4.8 km from the centre of town of Bergamo.
  • Cathedral Bergamo e Battistero, Bergamo, 4.8 km from the centre of town of Bergamo.
  • Theater Bergamo, 4.8 km from the centre of town of Bergamo.
  • Museum Scienze Naturali Caffi, Bergamo, 5.1 km from the centre of town of Bergamo.
  • Park Faunistico le Cornelle, Bergamo, 10 km from the centre of town of Bergamo.
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    Ski resort Barzio, number of ski pistes: 22. 35 km from town of Bergamo.
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    Ski resort Aprica, number of ski pistes: 21. 62 km from town of Bergamo.
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    Ski resort Alta Valtellina, recommended ski resort for experts. 100 km from town of Bergamo.

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