The funicular: in Bergamo to San Vigilio

Trip duration: all day
 
Leave the hotel and drive for about 40 km to Bergamo. You can park your car in the parking place at Via Zelasco, 15 and reach Upper Bergamo, the old town centre, with the funicular. 

The Upper city, surrounded by Venetian walls, was built in the 16th century and it represents the historic centre of Bergamo. There are several points of interest, such as, the ancient squares and the medieval churches. 

‚ÄčThe visit can continue by reaching San Vigilio with another funicular. You will find the ruins of a majestic castle with defensive towers, casemates and embrasures, built over a tangled underground network of galleries and secret passages. San Vigilio Castle has been the residence of Bergamo’s numerous leaders for centuries.