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Funicolare San Vigilio

Via Colle Aperto, Bergamo, Italy
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The easy way to get to San Vigilio

This is the second funicolare in Bergamo, leading up to the area of San Vigilio. It's cheap and you... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Nik R
,
Varna, Bulgaria
Great views

You can get on the Funicular for free with the city bus ticket. I recommend getting the 2.5 euro... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
iat410
,
Taipei, Taiwan
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  • Average8%
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Via Colle Aperto, Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is the second funicolare in Bergamo, leading up to the area of San Vigilio. It's cheap and you can use it to get to the Castello di San Vigilio from where you will see the most beautiful views of Bergamo and its surroundings. There...More

3  Thank Nik R
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

You can get on the Funicular for free with the city bus ticket. I recommend getting the 2.5 euro day pass. This Funicular has much better views then the one from lower city to high city. The funicular runs every 15 minutes.

1  Thank iat410
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The views alone are worth the journey to the top of Bergamo Alta. There is an old castle where you can climb the tower to get the beautiful views of the mountains and the valleys. There are two restaurants near the funicular station and both...More

1  Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This Funicolare provides great views around Bergamo and should be included in your visit and well worth the time and effort..

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Children will love the ride. Views are outstanding, you do not even have to climb the castle. If you arrive to Bergamo by plane, just buy a 5 EURO 24h tickets, both funicolares are included.

1  Thank sir_meeshoo
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Great views, price included in the Bergamo public transport ticket. If you want to buy the ticket here, there's only a machine. If you have 72-hour ticket just show it to the driver, and he/she will let you in.

Thank Magda M
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wonderful view from the top, a very good place to take pictures of city skylines.I can recommend to all tourists.

Thank Jolanta A
Reviewed 25 October 2016

On the edge of the old town, this funicular takes you up to a series of vistas of the countryside that are beautiful. Also,several nice restaurants are worth your while to investigate for lunch or dinner. Walk both ways when you get to the top...More

Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Most beautiful view opens up once you reach the top. Going up, try to take the single seats on the left side (beautiful view). Couple of nice restaurant located right next to the station.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Taking the funicolare up to San Vigilio is a must at least once in the duration of your visit. Before going up, one must realize that the view on Bergamo Citta Alta is best at sunset, when the sun is behind you and the colors...More

5  Thank aaz148
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