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City Sightseeing Bergamo

Stazione - Piazza Marconi, Bergamo, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 13 Activities in Bergamo
Type: Bus tours
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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a town which is only 45 minutes by train from Central Station, Milan. Bergamo is situated at the foothills of Alps. The upper old town of Bergamo overlooking the surrounding areas of Milan renders an exquisite feeling of quaintness - the Cathedral, the Piazza, the narrow cobblestone streets, bringIng you back to medieval times. This town is best... More

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Decided to visit Bergamo on our last day. The old town area is beautifully kept historical buildings and stone pebbled streets. Visited a few churches which were amazing. Lower city is like every other city nice to just walk around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I can agree with the reviews here. Visited in June. Locals helpful and friendly even with my poor Italian. Very patient and genuine people. Was good as I was touring with my elderly dad. We visited the upper City citta alta with the furnicular rail way and went on up to the castello in the second one. We visited the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is really a hidden treasure, 3 euros on the bus from the airport to get into the city from Bergamo airport. If you want to get into Milan it takes 50 mins on the train costs about 6 euros from Bergamo. Can't see the Mecure Hotel to recommend it but it was fabulous. It is good for couples. families,... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Decided to visit Bergamo on our way to Milan after reading some nice reviews on Tripadvisor, and I was not disappointed! The old town area is a real gem with the beautifully kept historical buildings and stone pebbled streets. We hired a local guide (her name is Sam) and she was fantastic - took us through many of the 'secrets'... More

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Bergamo is well worth a visit. Came to visit lakes and only stayed over to catch early flight. However, our day trip to Bergamo and the old city was so well worth it. There is so much to see in the old city we will be back. The little railway takes you there for a few euro and the views... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I travelled to Bergamo expecting to pass a few interesting hours in an historic town. The outside of the cathedral and basilica are impressive but my word when i walked inside, I was almost speechless at the beautiful paintings and frescos. I really was blown away. Outside there are cobbled streets to explore which contain many traditional shops selling delicious... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

While sightseeing in the Citta Alta or Upper city of old Bergamo, take a wander to the far corner of Spalto di San Giacomo. This is best of a night time because of the array of city lights from the Lower main Citta. This would have to be almost the highest point in Citta Alta and it has a couple... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We went to visit Bergamo for a day at the beginning of August. The old part of the city sits at the top of the hill and the narrow streets are just beautiful. Very clean! You feel you are a million miles away from anywhere! The views from the city walls are fantastic. It's really peaceful here. There is a... More

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Perachora, Greece
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The centre of Bergamo is a shop window admirers delight, but for me the pleasure was taking the fernicuar railway to the upper town and walking around a 1000 year of history with some stunning views

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