Just 40 minutes from Milan, Bergamo is one of the most beautiful cities in Northern Italy. Unesco heritage offers a wide artistic/cultural heritage. Choose between the upper town and the lower town and try the famous Casoncelli. Discover Bergamo in one day with me. Check my last post: “5 days in Lombardy“.
HOW TO GET TO BERGAMO:
For the city, it is easy to get around on foot, but if you want to use the Funicular that connects the upper city with the lower city, I leave the link with prices and opening hour. I can assure you that walking this piece will appreciate the city a lot more.
WHAT TO SEE 1 DAY IN BERGAMO:
I recommend you do this walking tour that will allow you to visit the city without missing anything.
- Colleoni Chapel
- Reason Palace
- Treasury Museum Of The Cathedral
- Campanone (Bergamo)
- Piazza Vecchia
- Tower of Gombito
- Cathedral of San Alejandro
- Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore
- Medolago – Albani Palace
- Venetian Walls
WHERE TO EAT:
So we know the typical dishes of Bergamo: Polenta, the dish as famous as it is simple. Born from the union of corn flour and water and the patience of those who, with a wooden spoon, mix it for 45 minutes on the fire.
Casoncelli, the famous pasta stuffed with meat, parmesan cheese and other ingredients that we can not reveal you because protected by secrets that are passed from generation to generation. They are seasoned with melted butter, sage, and crispy bacon.
The “Scarpinocc de Parr“, another type of fresh stuffed pasta whose name derives from Parre, the country of origin. In this case, the filling does not contain meat but dry bread, cheese, and various spices.
“Polenta e Osei“, whose name and appearance are misleading, is not a savory dish but a dessert. I’ll give you the name of a couple of inns/restaurants: Risico, Il Ducale, Enoteca Zanini and a fast food Il Coccio.
So we finish our trip, are you ready for the next travel? Check my last post: “5 days in Lombardy“. Bye Travelers