Citta Bassa is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the lake and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Start by booking your hotel in Citta Bassa, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Bergamo area.
Sightseeing around Citta Bassa
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Study the collections at Adriano Bernareggi Museum, GAMeC, or Carrara Academy Gallery. At Teatro Donizetti, Donizetti Museum, and Archaeological Civic Museum, you'll learn about local culture. Monuments like San Michele al Pozzo Bianco, Colleoni Chapel, and Bell Tower honor the area. Swing by Medolago Albani Palace, Rocca, and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore to learn about local history. Be sure to get some family photos at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle, Funivia Albino Selvino, and Parco Avventura Bergamo.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Caprotti Park, Parco Marenzi, and Parco Suardi. Surround yourself with nature at Adda Nord Park. With a shopping trip to Largo Porta Nuova, Oriocenter, or Globo Mall, you might find that perfect souvenir. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Bergamo Alta Funicular, PalaNorda, or Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Piazza Vecchia and Palazzo della Ragione. You can also check out Piazza Matteotti, Parco della Rocca e Fauna Orobica, and University of Bergamo.
Getting around Citta Bassa
Bergamo (BGY-Orio Al Serio) is the closest major airport, 2.5 miles (4.1 km) from Citta Bassa. Milan (LIN-Linate) is the next closest airport, 25 miles (40.3 km) away.