Sunrise over Bergamo old town

Hotels in Bergamo, Italy

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Bergamo, Italy is located just 40km northeast of the major city, Milan.  To the north of this lovely city, visitors and locals can enjoy the sight of the foothills of the Alps.  It is also interesting to note that Bergamo is the second most visited city in Lombardy which means that there is a good choice of hotel accommodation in Bergamo.  By offering a variety of hotels, apartments hostels and more, Bergamo is able to offer its guests the benefit of choosing accommodation that suits their needs and budgets.

Things to do in Bergamo

The good news about visiting Bergamo is that there are plenty of things to do that won't cost you a fortune.  Simply enjoying a walk around this lovely city will prove to be entertaining in itself.  If you do your homework in advance, you can make a list of interesting and fun facts about the buildings and places you will pass.  In a sense, you will be your own tour guide.

One of the greatest places to explore is Piazza Vecchia.  The fountains, statues and general architecture makes for plenty of photo opportunities.  The square is just as lovely in the day as it is at night and there are a number of restaurants and cafes with seating set up outdoors.  What better way to enjoy the sights around you than by having a meal or drink as you watch the passers by?

Take some time to visit places like the Museo di Scienze Naturali Caffi or the Parco Faunistico le Cornelle.  A trip to La Citta Alta is not only great for the views but there are also a number of small shops to explore.  For many, these stores offer some of the best gifts and local souvenirs.  Be sure to take the Funicolare Bergamo Alta train to save yourself the effort and enjoy the scenery as you make your way there and back.

Other popular things to do in Bergamo include trips to the various local landmarks like Rocca di Bergamo, which is great for the views and to let the kids enjoy some freedom.  Religious sights like the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore Baptistry are plentiful in the city and they are just as beautiful on the inside as they are on the outside.  Between all of these sights, the many museums, shops and places to eat, you probably won't see too much of your Bergamo hotel at all!