Explore Bergamo like an insider! Secret locations, experiences and untold stories only the locals know… Our staff are proud to reveal Mercure Local Stories.
A PAINTING, POSTCARD OR A DOCUMENT?
The heavens above the city seem very close, as is represented on the canvas...
MUSHROOMS, APPLES AND FAKE FLOWERS
Inside the Lorenzo Rota botanical allotment there are some very peculiar co...
HARLEQUIN AND BRIGHELLA
As well as being a statue of coloured bronze that greets tourists that come...
CITY OF THE THOUSAND
City of a thousand is Garibaldi's personal nickname for Bergamo and which i...
ALL THE PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
To promote the study of fine arts and as a Christian act,: this was Giacomo...
PORTA DI BENVENUTO
Do not simply assume it is the city gate. Porta San Giacomo is a masterpiec...
HAMLET OF THE KNOWLEDGE TO SEE
The Bergamasque people have nicknamed it Hamlet of knowledge due to the lit...
DIVINE TALK SHOW
On the interior of the Pala di Santo Spirito, an oil painting on a square b...
The white endive is cultivated along the city walls and has been a speciali...
THE MUZIO VILLA
The Muzio Villa is an example of Virginio Muzio’s creativity and productivi...
SEEING WITH THE EARS
To visit Donizetti House, the residence where the Bergamasque composer was ...
FUNICULÌ FUNICULÀ CABLE RAILWAY
No one will forbid you from singing the “Funiculì funiculà” song in Neapoli...
Six kilometres of walls built to defend the city and transform it into a fo...
THE LUCKY CHAPEL
At the strike of midnight, the appointment at Colleoni chapel gate This is...
STRONG AS A TOWER
Who would have thought that in the past the Gombito Tower on the crossroads...
Abandon yourself to dance, and before going away, raise your eyes to the sk...
THE 7 HILLS OF BERGAMO
Bergamo is not far from Milan, but much more similar to Rome in its charact...
A MILE A MINUTE. AND A MILLIMETER.
The area between Piazza Vecchia and the Duomo is not for the sluggish nor t...
The Scorlazzini certainly represent the most ancient, healthy, and green wa...
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