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“san vigilio”(11 reviews)
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Via Castello, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place, the garden, the remains are nice, but the vies are simply stunning . It pays to go there maninly for the panprama and it is minutes walk from the funicolor.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nadi O o
Reviewed March 3, 2019

This is the high point of the Rock and needs a bit of energy to get up there, as there is some climbing involved. If you want to see the surrounding countryside however, and get a feel for the history of the place, it is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EDimond1
Reviewed December 7, 2018

There's not much left of the old castle to see but the views from up there - over the city, the surrounding hills and valleys, the distant snow peaked mountains - is absolutely unmissable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fernando P
Reviewed November 28, 2018

A trip on Citta Alta's other funicular , San Vigilio , is well worth it for the views of the surrounding countryside and the mountains beyond . We started to climb the steps to the viewpoint on the top of the castle ruins but were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ALISON H
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Accessible via the railway, great views of the mountains and the old city, highly recommended Steps can be quite steep in places

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 2richs
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We took a walk to the castle & climbed the steps inside. Very high, with some lovely views. Interesting as well - there's a short story/explanation inside, which I will show in the photo. We walked around the gorgeous grounds - and what a sight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

It was a hot day, and we took the Funicular San Vigilio rather than walking. The funicular has a small charge. You must use coins to buy tickets for the funicular from a machine, and there is no staff to help you figure out what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Annacanna_70
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Once up there you get a nice view of bergamo and around! You can get there with the funicular and 10 mins walk. Clean, organized! Some nights they organize events on the moon light!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zeudyr
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Lovely place to spend some time. The views from here are amazing, you can see Milan on a clear day but the view of the mountains made it for me.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Grainne O
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Really lovely panoramic views, we had a great picnic there! We drove up but in a very small car. Nice place for walks too!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from 2richs | Reviewed this property |
You can but parking will be very difficult, public transport is so easy and inexpensive highly recommended.
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