Holiday Homes & Rentals in Bergamo
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Holiday homes and rentals in Bergamo
Bergamo Alta, also called Cittá Alta, is a medieval gem with a UNESCO status where you can find great holiday homes to enjoy a stay surrounded by medieval and Renaissance palaces, the little narrow streets lined with independent boutiques and the old walls that are a reminiscence of the past of this beautiful city. The lower part, Bergamo Bassa, is the modern part where you will find a busier atmosphere with cafes, shops and contemporary sites.A wonderful holiday home with Italian charm
Find the best holiday homes in Bergamo. Enjoy a nice accommodation in the heart of the city with spacious bedrooms, tasteful decoration and Italian style interiors. Have your morning coffee in the balcony or enjoy a BBQ with friends in the accommodations that offer a garden. Let the children play in the backyard or take a dip in the pool! Lounge in the sun and enjoy a nice quiet time reading a book on your terrace. There is also room for pets in some homes. Whether you are a small or a large group, Bergamo offers properties for 2, 4, 6 and up to 10 people. It is time to pack already! Are you ready?
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The area and getting around
Can you picture yourself in a picturesque cobbled town while taking in breathtaking views of the Dolomites? Make it happen! Bergamo Alta is home to Renaissance palaces, the famous tower Il Campanone, also known as Torre del Comune, and the beautiful Piazza Vecchia with elegant, quaint eateries and a fountain in the centre. Visit the cathedral, the Romanesque Basilica of S.Maria Maggiore or the Palace della Ragione. Bergamo Bassa is the modern area, ideal for shopping, eating and entertainment.A stunning destination in Northern Italy
Easily accessible, this wonderful city offers you great walks to enjoy the city on foot, a cable car that will give you great views or the option of having your own car and drive all the way here from Milan, for example, for a day trip. The medieval atmosphere is the main allure of this beautiful town where heritage and history of the upper town meet modernity and modern vibes in the lower city. Let the charm of Bergamo captivate you.
Travellers and activities
Italian designs are known worldwide and they are bywords of elegance, style and good taste. Bergamo is a playground for shopping lovers, with incredible shops and boutiques to really shop until you drop! Go on a shopping tour by yourself or with friends and enjoy trying on the latest trends in fashion and feel like a model on the catwalk. Find the best designs and unique garments along Via XX Settembre, Via Sant’Alessandro, Via Tasso, Via Paglia or Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII. Happy shopping!Bergamo for food lovers
Have you got a passion for good food? When it comes to cuisine, the Mediterranean diet is a very appreciated variety that raises your taste buds with exquisite recipes combining fresh veggies, meat and fish, all drizzled with the unique olive oil of the region. As you are in Italy, obviously pasta and pizza will be on the menu. Try the best Margarita pizza ever with a PDO certification at Da Mimmo’s. Go for a polenta with sausage at La Babale or simply order the famous Bergamo’s pasta dish, casoncelli alla bergamasca, at La Vendemmia. Risotto and beef will complete your mains, but if you have a sweet tooth, the famous cake polenta e osei tops the list! And when it’s hot, nothing better than a scoop of stracciatella ice cream at La Marianna. Feeling hungry already?
Can you believe during the Triassic period, Bergamo was underwater? Then, the Alps rose and the water receded. Amazing!
Top 5 travel tips in Bergamo
Bergamo is one of those special charming cities still unknown for many. This is Italy’s best-kept jewel. Explore a quintessential city with a well deserved UNESCO World Heritage status that will tantalise your soul. From a football match to the impressive architecture of the old town. From the fashionable boutiques of Bergamo Bassa to a relaxing stroll along the streets looking for a cosy cafè to enjoy a tasty Italian espresso. Bergamo will surprise the most experienced travellers for being a city that will captivate their hearts.2. Visit the Old Bishop’s Palace
This building is open to the public and it’s free to visit. The ‘broletto’ is next to the Basilica di Santa Maria. This palace has ancient murals and paintings. Go inside and admire this fantastic artwork. Spend your time around the Palace and exit towards Piazza Vecchia to continue your visit.3. Admire the Duomo of Bergamo
Sant’ Alessandro cathedral is a magnificent structure standing in the heart of Bergamo, between another two jewels of Bergamo Alta - Palazzo della Ragione and Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica - also worth a visit. Built during the 15th century, the walls of this Roman Catholic cathedral are home to splendid frescoes, an intricate decor and also the tiara that belonged to Pope John XXIII, now Saint John XXIII.4. Enjoy Piazza Vecchia
Take the funicular and make your way to Piazza Vecchia, the main square of Bergamo Alta. The square is a great starting point if you want to visit the old part of Bergamo but it is also a place to stay for a delicious Italian meal, a fantastic coffee or a spot to enjoy some reading as you admire the decorative fountain in the middle of the square, the Campanone Torre Civica or the stunning Palazzo Maggiore. Take in the views and kick off your day at Piazza Vecchia!5. Take a stroll along the Venetian Walls
In previous centuries, Bergamo was encircled by defensive walls. These walls are still standing and you can take a walk along Viale della Mura and admire this star-shaped structure. One of the best parts of the walls is close to Porta San Giacomo, where you can see the impressive walls and take a good look of Bergamo Bassa from above.