Half-day Trip to Bergamo Upper Town, departing from Milan
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Half-day Tour to Bergamo Upper Town, departing from Milan

5 h
Day Trips & Excursions
Group
difficulty Easy
Walking
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Guided excursion to Bergamo and Città Alta from Milan

This exciting guided tour, departing from Milan, will lead to the discovery of the Città Alta, in the city of Bergamo: an extraordinary place whose foundations date back to prehistoric times. You will visit the fortified town surrounded by ancient walls, admiring the historic beauties of Bergamo.

Half-day Trip to Bergamo Upper Town, departing from Milan highlights: 

  • Depart from Milan for an incredible excursion to Bergamo
  • Discover the fortress of the Città Alta (Upper Town) and its beautiful treasures
  • Visit the Old Square, the Romanesque Basilica and other extraordinary monuments
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding hills from Colle Aperto
  • Explore the picturesque alleys, filled with craft-shops, markets and restaurants
Description: 

Do not miss this excursion departing from Milan to discover the Città Alta (Upper Town) of Bergamo. Visit a place of sublime beauty and antiquity, where the streets have kept intact their medieval atmosphere, with buildings and arched portals of great historical importance.

Explore the medieval town of Città Alta, Bergamo

From a distance, the Città Alta looks majestic with its five kilometers of walls that surround it, and behind, the profiles of towers and steeples towering boast a great elegance.
The comfortable cable cars will transport you quickly on the Città Alta, puncturing the imposing walls and reaching up to the Castle of San Vigilio. An exciting journey through time that you will give you the opportunity to discover a charming place out of the classic tourist trail.

Discover the historical and artistic treasures of the Città Alta

Preserved in excellent condition, the walls are evidence of the Venetian ramparts that since the 15th century defended the city. Many are the populations that have taken place over the centuries in the domain on the hill, but the most important period is the domination of the Venetian Republic, which lasted four centuries.
The guided tour will start in Piazza Vecchia, the ancient heart of the city. From here winds a maze of streets and picturesque alleys dotted with handicraft shops, markets and typical restaurants.

Visit the most important monuments of the Città Alta

Accompanied by your expert guide, the tour of the Città Alta will continue between historic and religious monuments of great value. The itinerary includes the Municipal Palace, the Palace of Reason, the Cathedral, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Colleoni Chapel and the Baptistery.
Moreover, from the square of Colle Aperto (the most panoramic point of the city) you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the green rolling hills surrounding Bergamo. At the end of the tour, you will return to Milan.

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