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Lizzola Ski Resort

There is a resort Lizzola near Bergamo. After you see all the city's sights, you can go skiing here from mid-December to mid-March. There are 130 runs here. They take up to 400 kilometers. The tracks are equipped with 70 lifts. You will choose the track with the appropriate level of difficulty depending on the level of your fitness. One day spent in the ski resort of Lizzola costs from 17 to 27 euros. You can also purchase a magnetic pass for 6 days. It costs 100 euros. You will be able to overcome any route an unlimited number of times during this period.
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Torre Del Campanone Climbing

You will see the highest city tower Torre Del Campanone in Bergamo. It is located in Piazza Vecchia, which is located in the Upper Town. It is also called La Torre Civica. Its height is 52 meters. There's a bell tower upstairs. Traditionally, the bell rings 100 times at 10 pm. This is an alert to the residents of Bergamo that the city gates are closing. Torre Del Campanone was reconstructed and equipped with an elevator in the 60s of the XX century.
You can climb to the top of this tower paying 5 euros. A magnificent panorama of the Lower Town and the surrounding area of Bergamo open from a height. You will be able to take a different look at everything that is below. You will also see those places which you have not yet reached, but want to see them. A tour of the Museo Cinquecento is included in the price of the tower visiting. It is located here. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Spectacular Trip to Lake Iseo

Beautiful Lake Iseo located 20 kilometers from Bergamo. It has rocky and gently sloping shores. You will get here in 60 minutes by bus from the city bus station. You can admire the lake valley, riding a bike or a horse. You can also sunbathe on the pebble beach, swim, catch fish, and get the thrill of rock climbing, windsurfing, paragliding or diving.
Porta San Giacomo If you come to the lake in the period from May to September, you will see how the sailing regatta takes place, visit a concert or performance. You should go on boat cruises to see the most picturesque and interesting places located on the coast of Iseo. You will be taken to Monte Isola during the boat trip. It is a lake island, which is the largest in Europe.
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You will look at the palaces, luxurious facades of which are visible only from the water, the Villa Faccanoni, beautiful gardens, small houses and mountains being on the deck of the boat. If the weather will be good, you will take great photos of both the island and the lake. You will go ashore and take a walk, sightseeing when you reach Monte Isola. After that, you will go back.
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Breathtaking Funicular Trip

You will learn that Bergamo has one important feature when you come to this city. There are 2 areas unlike each other here. It is an Upper Town and a Lower Town. The Upper Town was built in the second half of the XIX century. Attractions that dating back to the Middle Ages are located in the Lower Town. If you go to the second district of Bergamo by bus or car, you will not get as many vivid impressions as a trip on the funicular will give you.
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It is a popular transport that transports people from one area of Bergamo to another. So, perhaps, you will have to wait until the empty seat appears. The lower station is on the Viale Delle Mura. The upper station is located near the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. It can be up to 40 passengers on one trip. The counter, which is installed near the turnstile, will show how many seats are available.
You will buy a ticket for 1.2 euros at the ticket office at the landing site. After that, you will sit in an empty seat in a small trailer. You will go on a fascinating journey down a steep slope, enjoying an unforgettable experience. You will admire the natural scenery and sights of the Lower Town from a height. You will also take photos to remember your trip to Bergamo.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bergamo and surroundings

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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Bergamo
♥   Restaurant 'Lio Pellegrini' BERGAMO. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Al Carroponte' Bergamo. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hostaria' CITTA’ ALTA. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ryu' Bergamo Città Alta. Type - Fusion. 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casual' Bergamo Città Alta. Type - Creative. 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bergamo
♥   Castle 'Camozzi Vertova Castle' Costa di Mezzate, 10.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Cavernago Castle' Cavernago, 10.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Urgnano Castle' Urgnano, 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Malpaga Castle' Cavernago, 11.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Trezzo Castle' Trezzo sull’Adda, 15.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Bergamo
♥   Palace 'Castello Sforzesco' Milan, 45.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Litta' Milan, 45.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Walk through hidden local streets, sneak to a small cafe, breathe and enjoy Bergamo from inside. Stay out from the beaten track during your city weekend, discover the soul of Bergamo as a real travel gourment. Follow our guide, take one of the exclusive services and spend your time in Bergamo unforgettably and with a full passion!
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