Things to see and do - Bergamo
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Bergamo Travel guide
Bergamo : Michelin's recommendations
One of the main cities in Lombardy, Bergamo is the home of the Commedia dell'Arte. It is divided into two sections: a modern lower town with wide shopping avenues and 19C and 20C architecture; and an old upper town, with a maze of narrow streets and medieval and Renaissance monuments surrounded by its old walls. The city’s churches and museums house various works by the artist Lorenzo Lotto, who worked here from 1513-25.
Tourist attractions Bergamo : Things to see and do
I - 24100 Bergamo
The old upper town of Bergamo provides visitors with many hours of interesting walks. Start at the Piazza Vecchia, the historic centre of the town, with its 12C bell tower, 18C fountain, the Palazzo della Ragione (a palace rebuilt in the 16C), and th..
P.za del Duomo I - 24100 Bergamo
Built between 1470-1476 by Amadeo this marvel of Renaissance art has an elegant façade decorated liberally and jubilantly with religious or profane subjects. The interior is decorated with extremely finely worked sculptures and frescoes by Tiepolo, h..
P.za del Duomo I - 24100 Bergamo
Separated from the Piazza Vecchia by the arcades of the Palace of Reason, this square is surrounded by the town's main tourist attractions, including the baptistry, the cathedral, the Church of Saint-Mary Major and the Colleoni chapel.
Piazzale della Repubblica 6 I - 24122 Bergamo
Prix Prices from : 75 €
Offering a Michelin-star rooftop restaurant, Hotel Excelsior San Marco is set in Bergamo's central square, Piazza della Repubblica. It has free Wi-Fi throughout and is a 2-minute walk from the main shopping area of Bergamo Bassa. Far from noisy traf..
Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII 12 I - 24121 Bergamo
Prix Prices from : 60 €
Offering air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi access and an LCD TV, Hotel Cappello d'Oro is in the centre of Bergamo Bassa, steps from the cable car to the historic centre. Breakfast starts early, and check-out is super fast. All rooms have a moder..
Paleocapa 1G I - 24100 Bergamo
Just 300 metres from Bergamo Train Station, this NH hotel is also near the shuttle departures for Orio Al Serio Airport. Rooms feature free Wi-Fi. All the stylish rooms of the NH Bergamo have blue and orange furnishings and dark-wood floors. Each ro..
viale Vittorio Emanuele II 19 I - 24121 Bergamo
This warm and welcoming restaurant offers varied and appetising, fixed-price menus at lunchtimes. In summer, one can dine outside on the main thoroughfare leading to the town centre.
via Tiraboschi 57 I - 24122 Bergamo
The old links between the town and the Valtellina are also "maintained" by this typical restaurant, which offers so many traditional specialities on its menu. Meat dishes reign supreme here.
vicolo Bancalegno 1h I - 24122 Bergamo
Meat, fish, sliced hams and cheeses are all on the menu in this delightful restaurant with vaulted ceilings and 200 year-old arches. The restaurant is named after the famous Barolo della Val Sarmassa vineyard.
largo Porta Nuova 12 I - 24122 Bergamo
Renowned for regional specialities such as casoncelli pasta and polenta, Bergamo also offers a good choice of dishes from elsewhere. At the La Delizia restaurant, enjoy Italian cuisine, international and vegetarian dishes, as well as specialities fro..
via Don Luigi Palazzolo 44 I - 24122 Bergamo
Inlaid teak and warm tones make up the decor of this ethnic eatery, which shares the same name as its sister restaurant in Milan. The menu features the full flavours of North Indian cuisine, including vegetarian dishes, curry specialities, fragrant t..
piazza della Repubblica 6 I - 24122 Bergamo
Creative cuisine, with a lighter menu also available at lunchtime. The romantic views of the upper town make it worth reserving a table by the long glass windows.