Bergamo is one of the finest cities placed in the northeastern part of Milan located in the Italy-Mainland region in Italy. The city is a commune with more than 120,000 inhabitants. The aviation service is provided by Orio al Serio Airport which also serves the Milan Metropolitan area and Bergamo Province. The famous ranges of the Alps Mountain are located to the north of Bergamo.
The first thing you would need on reaching the Bergamo airport is finding a suitable mode of transport. Getting a car rental is the best option as it provides you with the necessary flexibility in moving all around the city in your own schedule. At times, the places of interest can be scattered at far and wide distances. For this reason, it is advisable for you to rent a car in Bergamo. To do this you can book a car rental in Bergamo online, well ahead of your scheduled departure to Bergamo. With your rented car, you can explore some of the best cities around Bergamo, such as Seriate, Albino, Zogno, Trezzo, and Dalmine.
The older town of Bergamo was based on the hilltop and is now called Citta Alta or upper town. This place offers a grand treat to tourists who love visiting historical buildings, excavation sites, and age-old architecture. The lower or modern Bergamo town is linked with the upper town by a funicular. Apart from historical sites, Berqamasque Alps is also a good spot to explore. At the center of the Citta Alta is the famous Piazza Vecchia or the main route. It is surrounded by a beautiful mix of Renaissance and medieval architecture with fountains and picnicking spots all around. The presence of several bars and tables makes it one of the most relaxing spots in the town.
Hire a car in Bergamo to visit the famous churches and museums around town. The Palazzo della Ragione located on the Piazza Vecchia is a 12th century portico which is surrounded by some very interesting religious buildings such as the Duomo church of Santa Maria Maggiore, baptistery, and the Colleoni Chapel. The Cappella Colleoni is very colorful and is a chapel that demonstrates Lombard artistry in all its glory.
With a rented car at your service you can explore many more attractions in Bergamo. Some other places worth visiting are the Archaeological Museum, National and Science Museum, and the musical museum or venue of Museo Donizettiano. Book your car online now for a convenient and comfortable tour of Bergamo.
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