Bergamo Photo Gallery
Bergamo photo gallery, from A to Z
This Bergamo Photo Gallery describes a vast and very diverse territory that waits to be visited. This art city is divided by an Upper and a Lower part, making it the perfect destination for cultural tourism in Lombardy. But that is not all, it offers a varied natural scenery, culinary traditions, events, relaxing solutions and splendid landscapes.
Representing the Region's tourist destinations with comprehensive galleries is the goal of this project. These pictures have been taken by local communities, who else could portray them in a better way?
The following photo gallery displays some of Upper Bergamo's artistic and architectural wonders, its museums, starting with the Carrara Academy. Furthermore, enjoy the exciting allure of nature, which blends both plains and mountains in this Province (Val Brembana, Valcalepio, etc.) and the imposing Bergamasque Alps.
We would like to recommend a visit Lake d'Iseo, its delightful boroughs and so many opportunities to enjoy experiences that usually are not available in usual tourism venues. Treat yourselves to the wellness centers of the San Pellegrino thermal baths or to some of the zone's delicacies: DOP cheeses, top quality meat and wines.
Don't take our word for it! Browse these images and get inspiration for your next trip in Lombardy. This initiative has been made with the precious collaboration of VisitBergamo, Bergamo's own tourism promotion agency.
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Rediscovering a Museum. Created in 1796 out of a visionary idea by Giacomo Carrara, the Carrara Academy of Bergamo opens to the public once again after 7 years of restoration. This treasure trove of art is unknown to many, it guards artworks from Renaissance mansters like Donatello, Bellini, Raphael and Mantegna. For more info: >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Take an ancient muletrack to reach Cornello dei Tasso, one of the most charming boroughs in Italy. It is the home of the family that invented postal service in 1460 and from which Torquato Tasso is from. Discover this perfectly preserved piece of medieval history. For more info: >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z The casoncelli are now 630 years old. This fresh pasta dish is filled with cream and has been reinvented by the finest modern chefs, describing a Bergamo's long culinary tradition. For more info: >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Bergamo is the birthplace of composer Gaetano Donizetti. Although his arias have been echoing on theaters all over the world for centuries, the master's music has never left his native land. You can find it here at a dedicated festival that takes place in every autumn. For more info: >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Bergamo gets shrouded by a magical atmosphere by sunset, offering an impressive landscape that will give you ever-lasting memories. Time seems to stop upon such a wonderful display. For more info: >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z This Bergamasque machine has been working since 1887, trasportando negli anni illustri ospiti. Sulle poltroncine della funicolare soggiornò anche Hermann Hesse che raccontò l'incantevole profilo della città svelarsi durante la corsa sul colle.
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z From september 7th to 25th, Bergamo becomes a varied open sky garden and a landscaping culture workshop as well. The Landscaping Masters event will engage the entire community.
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Have you ever heard a groundhog whistle? They are an unmistakable sight at the Bergamasque Alps after they wake up from hibernation in their underground nests. Come and snap a picture of them! For more info: >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Among thick reeds that sway with the wind, its small villages, tree-lined shores and unspoiled nature, Lake Endine sits in the Cavallina Valley. It is a suggestive backdrop for a relaxing sojourns in the area. Vedi anche >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z A six kilometers track, perfect for a romantic walk and backdrop for breathtaking sunsets: the Venetian Walls guard over four centuries of Upper Bergamo's beauty. Nowadays, these walls are a candidate for making part of Unesco's World Heritage Sites. Vedi anche >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z The Serio Waterfalls are only a few kilometers away from Bergamo in Val Seriana. They are the highest of their kind in Italy. You can walk towards it and behold this spectacular natural wonder, measuring up to 315 meters high, every summer. For more info: >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Time has been running backwards at Clusone, in Val Seriana, for over four hundred years. This picturesque borough features the mechanical wonder built by Pietro Fanzago, the only planetary clock in the world that rotates counterclockwise. Vedi anche >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Set foot in Piazza Vecchia and breath the scent of history, from ancient Rome to modern times. The majestic and imposing buildings that encircle it shape such a harmonious, perfect geometry that Le Corbusier named it "the most beautiful square in Europe". Vedi anche >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z Get into the Civic Tower elevator and within thirty seconds you can admire one of Bergamo's most unusual views. Once the sun sets, the Great Bell rings 100 times, following an ancient tradition that has survived uninterrupted to this day. Vedi anche >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z The trails of the Bergamasque Alps offer unexpected itineraries that takes you to outstanding restaurants. Among farmhouses and flocks, there are venues that celebrate with pride Bergamo's record production of DOP cheeses. Vedi anche >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z There is a mysterious Bergamo from which numerous legends, mysteries, memories and tales arise. Undergound rooms, secret doors and military passages embedded within the monumental compound of the Venetian walls will unveil the underground side of Bergamo to you.
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z The Thermal Baths of San Pellegrino are amongst some of the most famous structures of its kind in the world, surrounded by a Belle Epoque furnishing. They offer a relaxing multisensory experience, a dream come true in a wellness-focused sojourn. For more info: >
- Discovering Bergamo from A to Z The Crespi d'Adda Workers Village was a revolutionary compound in which time and architecture were a single thing. This wonderful example industrial archaeology is nowadays part of Unesco's World Heritage Sites. For more info: >
- Bergamo e il suo territorio con la galleria dalla A alla Z The Moscato of Scanzo is a DOCG sparkling wine has been a subject of conversation over the centuries. One of the first written descriptions of its unparalleled taste can be traced to an ancient fight over some bottles of this wine between Guelphs and Ghibellines. For more info: >
- Bergamo e il suo territorio con la galleria dalla A alla Z Bartolomeo Colleoni was a condottiero, a leader of men who helped shape the history of this land. There are three "jewels" hanging out at his coat of arms, displayed at the gates of his Chapel in Bergamo. Legend says that touching them brings much luck.
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