Bergamo: Walking Tour with Local Guide and Funicular Ride

Bergamo: Walking Tour with Local Guide and Funicular Ride

Enjoy a walking tour of Bergamo with a local guide and see the major highlights of the city such as the Campanone, the Piazza Vecchia and the Antico Lavatoio. Start the tour with a ride on the old funicular that connects Lower Bergamo to the Upper City.

About this activity

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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 10:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a funicular ride to reach Upper Bergamo
  • Stroll around the medieval city center and stop at Piazza Vecchia
  • Admire the Campanone bell tower of Santa Maria Maggiore church
Full description
Meet your guide at the Funicolare, the cable railway that brings you from Lower Bergamo to Upper Bergamo. Enjoy the short funicular ride with beautiful views of the city. Reach Piazza Vecchia, the most important square in Bergamo. Spend some time at the main church with its Campanone, the bell tower, where you will get an amazing view of the entire city with the Alps in the background. Visit Santa Maria Maggiore, the main church of Bergamo, built in a Romanesque style in the 8th century. Admire the inside of the church is decorated with the golden extravagance of the Baroque era. Continue to Cittadella Viscontea, a tiny area of Bergamo protected by medieval walls, built for an aristocratic family the Viscontis. At the end of the tour, your guide will give you directions to reach the Gelateria where Stracciatella flavor ice-cream was invented.
Includes
  • Funicular tickets
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees for any sites mentioned
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the entrance of the Funicolare in Bergamo Bassa. Look for the guide with sign BErgamo Walking tour

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
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