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Best Free Tours in Bergamo
Majestic alpine lakes are the scenic background of Bergamo, the most charming village in northern Italy. Join some Free Walking Tours in Bergamo and you will understand why Celts and Romans were attracted to this lovely area, learn about the invasion by Attila the Hun, and how Bergamo became the seat of the Dukes of Lombardy. In particular, we recommend first-timers in the city to join the Essential Free Bergamo City Tour. This introductory tour is a fun walk with a small group of international travelers that covers the main sights of the city, as well as some surprises and secret places. For those interested in northern Italian cuisine, there are Free Food Tours in Bergamo departing some days. The tour will be guided by a foodie guide that will introduce you to traditional Lombard cuisine and will give you the opportunity to discover polenta, Stracciatella ice cream, and much more.
Highlights of a Free Tour in Bergamo
Acclaimed by the perfect medieval atmosphere and trove of architectural treasures to be found in the Citta Alta (Upper City), Bergamo also boasts a bustling vibrant life in the modern Citta Bassa (Lower City). All famous sights can be seen comfortably on foot, so join the Free Tours in Bergamo to explore the quaint narrow streets around the Piazza Vecchia, stroll along the stunning city walls, go up and down the flights of ‘scalette’ (narrow stairs) and reach the hundreds of alleyways carved into the sides of Bergamo hill. Along the way, you will also have time to take photos of important landmarks such as the Porta Nuova, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Palazzo della Ragione and the stunning San Vigilio Castle. This fairy-tale town is full of cultural wonders and top tourist attractions—book a local guide now and let yourself be seduced by the spirit of Bergamo!
Things to Do in Bergamo
Just a few kilometers from Milan and Venice, Bergamo is a wonderful weekend getaway in northern Italy. In addition to enjoying historic buildings with Bergamo Free Walking Tours, the city has a very modern style and great leisure options. The Venetian Walls of Bergamo are perfect for a relaxing stroll, offering stunning panoramic views of the city. Opera lovers will be delighted to visit the birthplace of the immortal Gaetano Donizetti. In addition to a museum dedicated to the composer’s life and work, there is an opera festival in his honor that takes place at the Teatro Donizetti every fall. If you joined the Free Food Tour in Bergamo, but want to go deeper, take a cooking class and you will master dishes like ‘casoncelli alla bergamasca’. Finally, Via XX Settembre is where shopaholics will find all the Italian and international fashion brands.