Of Lombardy’s four great historic cities, Bergamo might just be the finest, courtesy of its handsomely walled old town, antique but atmospheric main piazza and – lest we forget – overachieving Serie A football team (Atalanta).

Split into two sections: alto (the old town atop a hill) and basso (the newer town inhabiting the plains below), Bergamo juxtaposes medieval monuments with the footprints of 21st-century hipsters. Herein, 600-year-old cafes stand alongside brand new ‘coffee labs’.

Explore Bergamo


Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Bergamo.

Top experiences

Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Bergamo.