The seat of the Province of Bergamo, this city is located approximately 40km north east of Milan. Whether you are an architecture lover or an art connoisseur, Bergamo offers you numerous opportunities to explore both interests. It is one of the most charming cities in northern Italy with its historic attractions and breath-taking views. Choose to stay in a hotel in Bergamo, and you will be staying in the capital as well as the main town of the province. Travelling also becomes easier, as Bergamo is well connected to countless other European cities.
What are the most popular attractions I should see in Bergamo?
Bergamo is a city that allows you the opportunity to enjoy it even after work hours. It is divided into two parts – an upper city and a lower city. It is in the upper medieval town of ‘Citta Alta’ where most of the popular attractions are located. The Piazza Vecchia is situated in the heart of the old town and is home to three gorgeous Gothic arches. You will find the Contarini Fountain, which is decorated with lions, in the centre of this square. The Rocca Museum displays exhibits and documents about the struggle for independence, especially of the time when Bergamo was freed from the Austrian rule.
What events should I attend when I am in Bergamo?
Bergamo hosts a number of unique trade fairs every year. One such fair is the Bergamo Creattiva which showcases innumerable creative products like quilting, ceramic decoration, machining marble, glass melting, twist art, and embroidery. No Frills is a major trade fair on tourism, and it is one of the largest centres for travel agents and agencies to do business in Italy. It is a unique opportunity of promoting your own tourism business to over 7,000 visitors and buyers.
Why is staying at a hotel in Bergamo a smart choice for me?
One of the benefits of staying at a hotel in Bergamo is that you will be close to a number of well-known attractions. The Piazza del Duomo is located at the top of Piazza Vecchia, and both of these squares contain some of the most notable architectural masterpieces in Bergamo. The Santa Maria Maggiore, with its beautiful Baroque stucco work and awe-inspiring Gothic canopies, is a must-see when you are in Bergamo.