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Via Colle Aperto, Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

There is a very unfriendly driver. You live from the tourists! Think about. I recommend a personal change.

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Over the years this must be the third time we have done this trip. The views over Bergamo are wonderful. The park in San Vigilio is not as well kept as once it was but Italy has suffered financially as well as many other countries...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Very useful transport up to the beautiful San Vigilio. Great eating places with views at top of funicular. Also walk on another 400 m and there is a nice outdoor cafe with fabulous views. Prompt and efficient service.

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I’d recommend this funicular.....but not the next one which takes you further up and higher up into the hills.

1  Thank hayley567567
Reviewed May 24, 2018

The funicular way is an easy way to get up to the castle overlooking Bergamo. I had taken the bus and the ticket is good for a set time period so you can transfer to the funicular for free. I walked back down, but the...More

1  Thank lirwin13
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Very nice experience. You buy an €1.5 ticket from a booth round the corner or from a machine at the station. The ticket is valid for 75 min, so you can use it on your way back. The view at the top of the hill...More

2  Thank Batd2
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

A nice way to travel. Did queue for a short while but it was well worth it. Views are good. Regular times until late and reasonably priced so well worth it.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Go up and enjoy views and mist of a winter day....church nearby and the about a mile hike up to village and the Volta Lighthouse. Steep climb but worth the views. And beware of snow and ice as you get up towards it.

Thank OregonJerry
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting the old town and taking the short ride up! Such a pretty place to visit! We will be back sometime!

Thank colettea
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Short, fun trip up to San Vigilio. Amazing views from the top. Interesting to walk around the castle grounds. Remember to have coins to buy the tickets to the funicular as the ticket machine only accepts coins. Alternatively one can buy tickets from the newsagent...More

1  Thank maltafamily2015
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