Tours and Excursions in Bergamo

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The Brembana and Serianna Valleys and the Orobica Mountains are gorgeous. So are the Lakes of Sarnico, Garda, Como and Lecco. Or just have a walk around Città Alta or a tour of the town.

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Up and Down Bergamo

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Bergamo
Bergamo
photo by: Eric

Bergamo Su & Giù: the newly born Association of tourist guides and private citizens for the promotion of Bergamo in the world.

Tours are custom organized according to the size of the group, the place to visit and the content of the information to be covered. 

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tel:39 346 8122006 - +39.035.234182
url:www.visitbergamo.info
address:Via Magrini, 9, Bergamo
email:info@visitbergamo.info

Bergamo bike excursions

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Prenditempo is a tour operator which proposes bike excursions in Bergamo area.

Medieval cities and boroughs, lakes, rivers and beautiful mountains are the setting of bike adventures.

Excursions are sized on different type of rider and any level of fitness: both challenging riders and families can find their propers solution.

Prenditempo offers language guided excursions starting from Bergamo city and ring routes starting from different places in the province.

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tel:tel. 340 0982887
url:www.prenditempo.com
address:via G. Greppi 8, Bergamo
email:info@prenditempo.com

Canyoning

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Prenditempo proposes canyoning activities in the mountain river of the area.

Different level of difficulty are proposed in order to give everyone the chance to approach this discipline.

The canyoning excursions are provided with full assistance of an alpine certified guide, all the equipment needed,and van trasnfer to the locatio of the activities.

The period of the excursion is april to october.

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tel:+39 340 0982887
url:www.prenditempo.com
address:via G. Greppi 8, Bergamo
email:info@prenditempo.com

Urban Trekking

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Urban trekking in Bergamo is one of the best ways to know and discover the essence of the city.

The Upper Town of Bergamo is a unique place for urban trekking. The mix of nature and culture that you will discover step by step, walking in the hills of Bergamo, offers unforgettable emotions.

Prenditempo excursions take trekkers all along cobbled streets, jagged paths, terraces cultivated for centuries, beautiful gardens that adorn the magnificent villas and ancient rural districts still perfectly preserved.

Prenditempo Guides accompany tourists along hidden paths, more..

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tel:+39 340 0982887
url:www.prenditempo.com
address:via G. Greppi 8, Bergamo
email:info@prenditempo.com

City Tours

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Varenna at the Lake of Lecco
Varenna at the Lake of Lecco
photo by: Andrew McGarrell

Day tours to the lakes, the seaside, towns of interest including Bergamo and Switzerland:

Milan and Bergamo city tours
 
Lakes Como – Maggiore – Garda – Iseo

Venice – Verona – Portofino – Cinque Terre

Gastronomic tour to Piacenza Hills and Franciacorta

Swiss Alpes and Bernina Train – Operas at Arena di Verona

FoxTown Outlet and Admiral Casino at Mendrisio (Switzerland).

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url:www.zaniviaggi.it

Walking Tour of Città Alta

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One of many narrow streets in Città Alta
One of many narrow streets in Città Alta
photo by: Andrew McGarrell

On Sundays there is a walking tour of the old town in English. Meet at the top of the funicular in Piazza Mercato delle Scarpe at 15:00.

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tel:035 34 42 05
url:www.cooraltur.it
address:Piazza Mercato delle Scarpe
email:info@bergamoguide.it.

Lake Como and Lecco Ferryboats

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Bellagio and ferryboat on the Lake of Lecco
Bellagio and ferryboat on the Lake of Lecco
photo by: Andrew McGarrell

Take your car, bike or just go on foot all around the Lake of Como on the ferryboat. Or just use the ferryboat to cross the lake and avoid the traffic and enjoy the beauty of the silent water and imposing mountains.

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url:www.navigazionelaghi.it

Itineraries

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For nature one can visit parks, walking paths, waterfalls, mines, and meadows. For food and drink one can tour the local wine, cheese and oil producers, their land and products. For culture one can visit the Museums of Bergamo or the Province also by night, or go to theaters, or see examples of Romanic architecture. Visit the sancturaries of: Bergamo, the plains, the Iseo Lake or the Valleys of Imagna and Seriana.

See castles, theme parks: Acqua Center Park, Fantasyworld, Gardaland, Archeopark, Parco della Preistoria, Villaggio Africano, Caneva Sport Water more..

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url:www.bergamotour.it
address:ASCOM Bergamo, via Borgo Palazzo, 137 - Bergamo
email:info@bergamotour.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. There is a lot of interesting flora and fauna as well as geological sites to study. There are many locations available and of varying difficulty.

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url:www.vallebrembana.org

The Lake of Lecco

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Bellaggio and Lake of Lecco
Bellaggio and Lake of Lecco
photo by: Andrew McGarrell

The Lake of Lecco has ferryboats that can take you and your bike or car to Varenna, Bellaggio and as far as Como.

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url:www.liszt.it

Como Lake Tour

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The Lake of Como has half day or full day tours.

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url:www.discountmilano.com

The Lake of Como

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The Lake of Lecco and Como is an upside down Y-shaped lake with two names depending on which leg you are looking at. It has ferryboats that can take you and your bike or car to Varenna, Bellagio and as far as Como. You can enjoy boating, camping, swimming, get married there, stay in a hotel or just relax.

Oftentimes there are concerts, art shows, fireworks and more depending on the day you are there.

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International Meeting of Spelaeology

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From 28 October to 1 November 2005 in Imagna Valley is the International Meeting of Spelaeology held in blocked off streets so you will be able to reach all the stands, films, banquets, bars and restaurants on foot. So park your car and forget it for the rest of the day! And go visit the grottos while you're there - it's all organized! You can even just bring only your sleeping bag and the rest of the equipment will be provided!

A list of local hotels is available for those of you who have cars or want to use local transportation. Or come with your camper, a more..

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url:www.imagna2005.it
address:Sant'Omobono Terme (Bergamo)
email:convegno.naturali@imagna2005.it

Under the Ground of Citta Alta

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Take a tour under the ground of Citta Alta and see aquaducts, water cisterns, fountains, wells and bomb shelters. There is a huge water cistern under Piazza Mercato delle Scarpe. There are huge underground galleries for the canons of old. There is the Fountain of Lantro situated under the Church of San Lorenzo at the beginning of Via Boccola and built way before the year 928. Tours by reservation and depending on the weather.

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tel:035.251233
url:www.nottole.it
address:Castello della Marigolda, Via Marigolda 11/a, 24035 Curno (Bergamo)
email:segreteria@nottole.it

Tour the Historical Palaces of Bergamo

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Tour one or all five DIMORE STORICHE - the historical palaces of the oldest and richest families of Bergamo who were once the centers for cultural and traditional encounters and who still live in these homes.

The palaces are open for tours from April 23 to June 4 every Sunday from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 19:00. Tickets are sold inside the entrance of each Palace and group tours can be reserved from Monday through Saturday. Tickets are sold for visiting just one palace, three palaces or all five palaces. Reduced tickets for ages 6 to 14.

Casa Palma Camozzi more..

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tel:39 035 23.33.50 / fax +39 035 23.32.34
url:www.bergamotour.it
email:info@multi-consult.it

Bergamo Tour Guides

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VISIT THE CITY

If you have a half day to visit the city…
Medieval and Renaissance Itinerary in the Upper City


Venetian walls, Citadel, streets and squares of the historical centre, Piazza Vecchia, Palazzo della Ragione, Santa Maria Maggiore Church, the Colleoni Chapel, the Cathedral, the ‘Rocca’ Fortress.
If you have more time…

If you have the whole day you can complete the visit with other interesting tours of your choice, such as:
• The Carrara Art Gallery
• G.A.M.E.C. (Modern and Contemporary Art more..

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tel:+39 035/0601917
url:www.bergamotourguides.eu
address:Via Borgo Canale 5, 24129 Bergamo
email:info@bergamotourguides.eu

City and Province Tours

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The “Gruppo Guide Città di Bergamo”, founded in 1988, consists of 40 professionally qualified and certificated tourist guides who speak Italian, English, German, Spanish, Dutch; French. All the qualified tourist guides have got a certificate issued by the Lombardy Region “Regione Lombardia” and the Province of Bergamo to perform such an activity (in compliance with the Regional Law n. 65/1986).

Our expert guides are available for art exhibition and cultural events too and to meet your particular requests in order to assure you an unforgettable visit to Bergamo and more..

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tel:0039. 035. 34.42.05
url:www.bergamoguide.it
email: info@bergamoguide.it

Dolce Vita Personal Shopper Agency

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By Sara Valtorta

Personal custom tour, event and business occasions organized to meet your needs whether it be:

A romantic event, vehicle rental, food and wine tour tasting and shopping, art courses, antique, arts and crafts interests, general shopping, and incoming meeting events.

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tel:+39 035.806289/+39 339.6279292
url:www.dolcevitashopping.com
address:Via Cesare Battisti 12, 24040 Boltiere (Bergamo)

Bergamo City Tours

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Bergamo is a city full of history, art and traditions. Discover it walking along the narrow streets of Città Alta, the historical city center, or following the "Sentierone", the shopping boulevard in the modern town. And don't forget to spend at least a day in the bergamasco valleys among beautiful mountains, hills covered in vineyards and quaint lakes. We offer individual or groups guided tours, tailor-made excursions to the lakes, daily guided visit to Milan and wine safari®, very special itineraries dedicated to wines, local products and fine food.

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tel:+31 3396279292
url:www.milanbergamotours.it
email:info@dolcevitashopping.com
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