Bergamo Airport, also known as Orio al Serio Airport, is only a short distance from the city centre which is arranged over two levels. Rent a car and discover the best of the region of Lombardy.
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Things to See and Do in Bergamo
Your first port of call should be the Upper Town or Città Alta. This is the historic part of the city full of wondrous monuments and sights to enjoy. Amble along Via Gombito then head to Piazza Vecchia. In the middle of the square is the Palazzo della Ragione which is worth a visit. Make sure that you also locate the bell tower and the fountain too.
There are many churches to be seen in Bergamo. Start off with Santa Maria Maggiore then head to the octagonal shaped Battistero. The Piazza del Duomo, which contains the imposing Duomo is also a great place to explore.
If you would like to spend a day sauntering around art galleries and museums, then Bergamo will not disappoint. Visit the Science Museum and the Donizetti Museum, which is dedicated to the composer Donizetti. Then enjoy an afternoon at Accademia Carrara, which contains many renaissance and baroque paintings.
Day Trips From Bergamo
Due to its close proximity to a number of fantastic ski resorts, hiring a car from the airport and travelling as soon as you land is quote common. Why not visit Flims, Aosta Valley and Barzio as a starting point?
Northern Italy is home to many lakes, why not hire a car and journey to Lake Iseo or Lake Como? To get the best from your trip, why not embark on the 4 Valleys Path? It is about 45km long, so it is better to try it in chunks over four days!
The world famous fashion capital of Milan is less than an hour’s drive away. Head to the Santa Maria della Grazie and view The Last Supper by Leonardo di Vinci. The Duomo of Milan is also well-worth a visit.