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Bergamo Italy

Nestled under the stunning Bergamo Alps in Italy’s Lombardy region, Bergamo is the perfect place for an enchanting getaway. Here you’ll find architectural treasures, medieval walls and the finest Italian art that will keep you coming back for more.

Bergamo is dotted with architectural beauties. The church and mausoleum Cappella Colleoni is a triumph that blends Renaissance and baroque features with a colorful design. Plus, you can even follow biblical scenes on its marble facade. Elsewhere, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore stands strong as a Romanesque relic and features a golden interior that must be seen to be believed.

There are plenty of things to see and do in Bergamo. The walk along the historic, UNESCO-listed Venetian Walls is a great introduction to the city. Built in the 16th-century, they enclose the charming Upper Town with a fairytale-like charm. Afterwards, you can rest in the Orto Botanico di Bergamo – a botanical garden filled with local flora of Lombardy as well as lush green spaces and scenic views.

Culture lovers will find much to love in Bergamo. The city is home to the Accademia Carrara, one of Italy’s oldest art academies as well as a fantastic art gallery. Here, you can dive into a huge collection of paintings by Italian artists such as Raphael, Bellini and Botticelli.


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