2.5-hour Private Bergamo Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Piazza Mercato delle Scarpe, 17, 24129 Bergamo BG, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Discover the UNESCO-listed City of the Thousand on this 2.5-hour private walking tour of Bergamo. Stroll around the historic Upper Town; marvel at architectural gems such as Rocca castle, Cittadella, and the Basilica of Santa Maria; and browse the shops and cafs along Via Corsarola and Piazza Vecchia.

Highlights

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

Join this private 2.5-hour guided tour of Bergamo and discover the beautiful "Upper" city, surrounded by Venetian walls builtin the 16th century.

The tour will start fromPiazza Mercato delle Scarpe; from there you'll walk with your local guide through medieval streets that have maintained their ancient charm until you reach The rocca castle. In the past The rocca represented a defensive structure for the city, but today it's just a wonderful spot from which you can enjoy an unexpected view on the Lower Town and the neighboring valleys.

The walk will continue towards Piazza Vecchia, the heart of the Upper Town, surrounded by ancient communal palaces and the imposing civic tower.

Once you enter Piazza Duomo, you'll be fascinated by the majestic and unique Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, a real jewel of Romanesque art.There you'll also see the Cathedral, The baptistery and the Colleoni Chapel, an outstanding Renaissance building.

Walk along Via Corsarola, the main street of the Upper Town, and enjoy the lively atmosphere created by the old and modern shops, restaurants and coffee-houses.

Your guide will then take you to see the charm and beauty of the Cittadella, built by the Visconti family in the XIV century.

The tour will end at "Colle Aperto," where you can continue to explore on your own.

Inclusions

Private tour for groups from 1 to 15 people

Professional local guide

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - Rocca di Bergamo

Entry/Admission - Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Most travelers can participate

Near public transportation

Stroller accessible

Wheelchair accessible

This is a private activity. Only your group will participate

Wheelchair and stroller accessible

Remember that the tour will take place even if it rains; in the event of unusually heavy rain, the tour may be canceled, and you will be given a full refund

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Traveler Reviews

  • 24-Feb-2020

    We were lucky with our knowledgeable guide. She took us around old town and explained the history and present dynamics of the Bergamo. She also took us inside the church and basilica and provided interesting and informative stories behind many paintings and tapestries.