La Citta Alta, Bergamo

Explore the medieval history of Bergamo in La Citta Alta. Perched on a hill overlooking the rest of the city, this upper city is surrounded by 17th-century Venetian walls and is home to the majority of Bergamo's historic buildings and cultural heritage sites. Admire colorful frescoes and Romanesque architecture at the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Visit the 14th-century castle that anchors the old city. You can walk from the lower city or take the funicular for views of the city and countryside. Using our international travel planner, Bergamo attractions like La Citta Alta can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Everybody who lands in Bergamo should stay in this amazing town for 1-2 days. La Citta Alta is touristic place (as others old cities) but amazing. As Bergamo is in the hills it is recommended to get a...  more »
  • Citta Alta is already in itself, without entering any of the key attractions, enough to be completely. For hours you can simply walk through the narrow streets and admire the beautiful panorama of the lower city. In addition, at every step we will come across atmospheric restaurants with incredibly nice service.
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