Practical Information in Bergamo

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Sometimes traveling involves buying a house in a position to give a larger advantage point to traveling as far as position and time spent abroad is concerned. Many travel web sites have real estate on them. It makes sense. Sell everything you own and live abroad in order to make your money and life style go farther - or just buy that second house. Need just one month? Rent a house! What a better way to see the world!

Movie actors buy villas on the Lake of Como which is just over 30 minutes away. A few hours farther away in Tuscany there are foreigners galore who enjoy the sunny Italian life there.

What a better place to have that home than in the Bergamo area. It's within only around 2 and 1/2 hours to Switzerland, France, the Adriatic Sea or the Mediterranean Sea. And now that the airport at Orio al Serio has become international, it's just a hop to other countries, or even just back home. 

Local mountain chalets are from 50,000 euro and even less! Village apartments or houses in the area are the same or more, depending on what you have in mind - and in your pocket book!

Have a look - to see for yourself - and think about new possibilities for traveling! Try the region of Lombardy.

 

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May 29, 2005 change by karenbru (1 point)
July 04, 2005 change by giorgio

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Camper Valtesse

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Campers in two locations= Valtesse and Gorle in Bergamo. Rental, Assistance, Service, Accessories, Workshop and more.

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tel:+39 035 577197/+39 035 296386
url:www.campervaltesse.it
address:Via Ruggeri 25, 24123 Valtesse, Bergamo/Via Roma 47, 24020 Gorle (Bergamo)
email:info@campervaltesse.it

Guide to Bergamo

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See beautiful pictures of Bergamo and some very interesting places to stay in this Guide. Tours also. Submit your questions and they will send you an answer or any information on hotels, flights, etc.

Guide to Bergamo

Bergamo is a beautiful city, with a medieval hilltop old town. It is easily reached by Ryanair flights from Glasgow, London, Paris, Girona, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Stockholm, making it an ideal short break destination. The airport is near the city and can be reached by regular buses, costing around one euro. The walled old more..

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url:www.europealacarte.co.uk

Bergamo Tourism Card

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With this tourism card you can get all kinds of discounts to hotels, restaurants, night life and bars and much more. Also there are many addresses and a lot of good information.

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url:eng.turismo.bergamo.it

Tourist Agency

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There are many tourist agencies in Bergamo to help you with any information you may need to make your stay complete. A guided tour? Skiing in the mountains? A special event?

There is a tourist information office on the main street in the lower town in Via Vittorio Emanuele 20 and there is one off the Old Square in the upper town in Vicolo Aquila Nera, 2.

In the Airport: Tourist office for Bergamo Tourism is the agency for tourists coming to Bergamo and the surrounding area. The office in the airport is open 7 days a week from 8.00 to 23.00. more..

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tel:Tel. +39 035 210204
url:eng.turismo.bergamo.it
address:Viale Vittorio Emanuele, 20
email:aptbg@apt.bergamo.it

Bergamo Province Tourist Information

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Information about the whole province of Bergamo so if you have time and no problems with transportation then there are lots of possibilities for your enjoyment.

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url:www.apt.bergamo.it

Bergamo City Buses

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City bus map and schedules (linee e orari) may be found at the internet address below. Bus 1C is the Airport bus (aeroporto). A tourist ticket good for three days is €5.00 and it includes the funiculars - one up to Citta Alta and another one even further up to San Vigilio and may be purchased outside the arrivals area of the airport to the left at "Zani".

Also a ticket good for one day (to be validated one time in the machine on the bus on the day of use) is €2.50. Otherwise one city bus ticket is €1 if you stay in the center zone of town (on the map it is zone more..

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url:www.atb.bergamo.it

Buy or Rent?

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Brembana Valley Entrance
Brembana Valley Entrance
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See for yourself what it costs to buy a mountain chalet or a village home or apartment. On the map of Italy choose the region of Lombardy which is the second from the top left. Then choose Bergamo from the Provincia drop down menu. Hit the search "Cerca" arrow. At the bottom left of the page there are 32 pages "pagina" to browse through. Have fun shopping!

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tel:035 545759
url:www.systemacasa.it
address:Viale Italia, 37, 24011 Almè (Bergamo) Italy
email:esseviimmobiliare@virgilio.it

Bergamo Tour

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Useful addresses, traditional products, typical dishes, customs, itineraries, car parks, transport, how to arrive, maps and more.

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url:www.bergamotour.it

Bergamo Tourist Guides Association

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The AGIAT guides can also interpret or accompany groups. They know how to speak English, French, German and Spanish. They have years of experience in the field of tourism and didactic tourism.

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tel:0039 035 262565/035 402844/fax035 402844
url:www.agiatguidebergamo.it
address:Via Borgo Canale 5, 24129 Bergamo Italy
email:guideagiatbg@excite.it

Airport - Bergamo, Orio al Serio

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The airport at Bergamo is in the city limits of Orio al Serio. It is also considered a Milan Airport, along with Linate Airport and Malpensa Airport, even though Milan is about an hour away from Bergamo. The Airport is mainly used by low cost lines. Near the airport (at walking distance) a big market centre (Oriocenter) lets you find shops, a market and boutiques to buy Italian products at cheaper costs.

There are several different solutions to airport parking. The closest parking is in front of the terminal: brief parking in parking A and A1, longer parking more..

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url:www.sacbo.it

Drink, Eat, Sleep, Have Fun, Go Shopping

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Want to know what to do today? Do you like art? Dancing? Live music? A self-serve restaurant? So, do you want to go out of town or stay in the center?

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url:www.goinbergamo.it

Trains in Italy

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The trains are an excellent way to travel and they are very relaxing  with room to spare. The train station is at the end of the main street and commands a view of the Upper Town.

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url:www.trenitalia.it
address:Piazza Marconi

Bus for Bergamo Province

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S.A.B. is the name of the bus company that covers the Province of Bergamo. It is located near the Bergamo train station. See web site (address below).

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url:www.sab-autoservizi.it

Webcam

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Valbrembana Web Camera shows you not only the autostrada conditions at the Bergamo exit - it also shows you many local areas and other locations in Italy.

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tel:646 7058381
url:www.valbrembanaweb.com
address:po box 10185
email:fdusa500@yahoo.com

Real Estate Abroad

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Thinking about buying and living abroad? More and more people are doing it - it's like reverse immigration. Those who have it all - except peace of mind - are bailing out to foreign countries just to have a better life with less hassle. But at the same time there is that airport connection to get you back to family and friends when needed or desired. For those of you who are really serious just remember that many people have done this before you.

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url:www.internationalliving.com

Intercity Buses

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Airport Service, Intercity Service and Online Booking in English at their web site (below).

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url:www.autostradale.it

Trekking

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Hiking in the Province of Bergamo is very popular and there are many old towns to see on some trails. Click around on the pictures and the titles at the top of the web page (address below) to see the locations available. Be sure to scroll down the pages to find the English text.

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url:www.brembana.info

Province of Bergamo Tourist Information

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The entire tourist, economical, cultural, natural and productive world of the Bergamo Province at the click of your hand. With an interactive map you can see the territory from the mountains to the valleys to the plains and lakes including accomoditions, artistic and cultural points of interest, and touristic itineraries and percourses. Also there is information of economical interest about construction companies, commerce and wordworking.

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url:www.provincia.bergamo.it

The City Hall

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The City Hall manages many social, educational and tourist services. It is located in the "Palazzo del Comune" also called Palazzo Frizzoni.

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tel:035.399.111/fax 035 399.265
url:www.comune.bergamo.it
address:Piazza Matteotti, 27 - 24122 Bergamo
email:centralino@comune.bg.it

Visit Bergamo with the first mobile touring app

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Are you planning a trip to Bergamo? Are you looking for a travel guide which is cheap and has a good quality? Would you like to know which things to do in Bergamo? SmarTrippin Bergamo (http://www.smartrippin.com/en/smartrippin-app-bergamo-en/) has all that you need and more: it is the first mobile touristic app, very useful if you are planning to have a Bergamo tour and to know its beauties, highlighting its sights, artistic treasures, wine and food. While you walk around a city, you want to see where you are putting your feet, the people around you and you wish to enjoy your more..

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url:www.smartrippin.com

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