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La Citta Alta

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a day trip to Bergamo & La Citta Alta is brilliant, there are a lot of things to see in a stones throw from each other.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beautiful charming city is filled with helpful and really nice people. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kimeykimsen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whilst in Italy and staying in Bergamo as our base, we decided to visit Citta Alta the last. The place is a short walk from our hotel. We took the cable car to the top and was so amazed with the amount of shops, hotels,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Mamabonita
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Up onbthe hill you will find a small citadel with walls and small streets with nice cofeeshops or restaurants. Short walk and refresing.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank corinavioletao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very ambient and old city, which is eslecially beautiful when there's no crowd. There is a fine and cheap restaurant on the main square where you can get a perfect 4 formaggi and 2 glasses of wine for 18 euros only

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank dashikotripkinguru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visting La Citta Alta was a highlight of our trip to northern Italy. In addition to the wonderful sense of history, we found bakeries, restaurants, fun little shops and the main square that all made for a very fun visit. Riding the Funicular up to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Citta Alta gives Bergamo a completely different look! Without it it wouldn't be so magical! Whenever you visit Bergamo, you have to go up, because if you haven't been at Citta Alta you haven't seen Bergamo. :) Great public transport access from any spot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ljubimci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This walled town was the highlight of our trip and we spent part of each of our three days there. It is not easy walking, with mainly cobbled streets, but there is a smooth narrow path on most of them to allow for easier passage....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank EDimond1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old Citta Alta (high city) of Bergamo is an historic quarter perched on a hilltop overlook the rest of Bergamo below. Access is via a cable car up the hill or walking. Many interesting restaurants and cafes to be found on the main square...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we stayed the night instead of going straight to Milan. Relaxing place, with lots of nice cafes and restos and amazing architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 8, 2018|
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Response from PeterG873 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - it is a very tourist area. There will be many shops along the main walking street open. Also plenty of restaurants and bars.
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August 8, 2018|
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Response from 212vargap | Reviewed this property |
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March 31, 2018|
Response from eyalm89 | Reviewed this property |
i havent seen one but it was raining so if there is i probebly missed it.