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Bergamese in San Pellegrino Terme

Cà Bigio

The Bigio family invented the archetypal Bergamese dessert, polenta e osei (cakes filled with jam and cream, topped with sweet polenta and chocolate birds). At their restaurant, though, it's the savouries that will …
Architecture in San Pellegrino Terme

Casinò di San Pellegrino Terme

Built in 1907, the striking Casinò di San Pellegrino Terme is full of whimsical detail. The stile liberty facade bears reliefs and sculptures of mythological figures and naturalistic forms (from laurel leaves to bee…
Museum in Valle Brembana

Museo dei Tasso e della Storia Postale

In the slumbering village of Cornello dei Tasso, this small museum chronicles contributions made by the Tasso family, who back in the 15th and 16th centuries created an early postal network in Europe. You can browse…
Village in Valle Brembana

Cornello dei Tasso

Eight kilometres north of San Pellegrino Terme, Cornello dei Tasso (signposted off the SS470) is a compact time warp, a golden stone medieval hamlet high above the Brembo river that seems to have stood still, unconc…
Italian in Valle Brembana

Posta al Castello

Spread about inside what remains of the one-time castle at the heart of Gromo, the various rooms (some with frescoes) here have a convivial air. Mushrooms are the speciality and you'll find them in many of the dishe…
Architecture in San Pellegrino Terme

Grand Hotel

Built in 1904, the seven-storey Grand Hotel was one of the great icons of this corner of Lombardy up until its closure in 1979. It has an ornate art nouveau facade and a picturesque location along the Brembo river. …