Trip to Bergamo, hiking between antique palaces and narrow streets, visiting the most important monuments in old Bergamo.

Bergamo: Papa Giovanni XXIII street
Bergamo: Papa Giovanni XXIII street, walking from the railway station to the cable car entrance.
Bergamo: the cable car
Bergamo: a cable car connects the low and high part of the city.
Bergamo, the old town Bergamo, the old town
Bergamo, the old town

Walking between the charming narrow streets of Bergamo.
Bergamo: Piazza Vecchia and the Campanone

"Piazza Vecchia" (old square) in Bergamo center. Unfortunately it was impossible to take pictures of the many beautiful monuments and palaces present in this square, because they were under maintenance and completely covered.

Church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo Church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo

The romanic church of Santa Maria Maggiore.

Church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo

The nice outer face of Santa maria Maggiore cathedral.

"Arena" is one of Bergamo's most antique street.


Views on the hills surrounding Bergamo.

Bergamo: Piazza della Cittadella Bergamo: torre Campanella

Inner and outer views of Piazza della Cittadella in central Bergamo.

Bergamo old city

We decide to walk all the way back to the railway station, instead of using the cable car. The walk is pleasant and offers beautiful views over the city.

Margot Margot

Margot, our beautiful Pinscher.

How to reach Bergamo :

The airport of Bergamo Orio Al Serio (BGY or LIME) is served by many airlines (and several low cost airlines) offering direct service from many domestic and international destinations. The airport is conveniently connected to the city by frequent and cheap buses.

If you are already nearby, the train is also very convenient. From the railway station there are buses going to the cable car entrance and straight to the downtown. It is also possible to hike from the railway station to the oldest part of the city, in about 30-40 minutes.

Please click the following link should you need a low cost shuttle (private) from Bergamo airport.

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