Private walking tour of upper town Bergamo
Activities

Private walking tour of upper town Bergamo

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: From Tuesday to Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the historic upper Bergamo, follow your guide through the medieval streets and discover the beauties of the fascinating city
  • Admire the beautiful Piazza Vecchia the heart of the Upper Town, and the surrounding ancient palaces and civic tower
  • Stroll along the timeless Via Corsarola and take in the unique charm of the 14th century Cittadella, its buildings and museums
What to expect

Take part in a fascinating tour of historic Bergamo. Begin your journey from Piazza Mercato delle Scarpe and follow your guide through the charming medieval streets up to Rocca Castle, the perfect spot to enjoy an unexpected view on the Lower Town and the nearby valleys.

Your tour will then continue on to Piazza Vecchia, the center of the Upper Town. The square is enclosed by ancient palaces and the imposing civic tower; once inside Piazza Duomo, you're sure to be struck by the grand Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, a real treasure of Romanesque art. You'll also have the chance to discover the cathedral and the Baptistery as well as the Colleoni Chapel.

You'll then be taken for a quick walk along Via Corsarola, Bergamo's main street, and you'll get to take in the lively ambiance created by the old and modern shops, side by side, the local restaurants and charming little coffee houses. At the end of the experience, you'll be taken to explore the 14th-century Cittadella and its ageless charm. Make sure to notice the important museums that will surround you while you walk to Colle Aperto, a remarkable panoramic spot and the perfect location to end your tour.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Guided walking tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore ticket (€4 per person)
    Where

    Piazza Mercato delle Scarpe, 24129 Bergamo BG, Italy

    Meeting point:

    In front of the restaurant 'Polentone'.

    What to remember
    • Please note: this tour takes place mainly outside. If you want to visit the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore you can buy your ticket on the spot (€4 per person)
    • 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
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    When

    From Tuesday to Sunday at 10.00am, 11.00am, 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm

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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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