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Unmissable Scenery

There's not much left of the old castle to see but the views from up there - over the city, the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2018
Fernando P
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Lagos, Portugal
We didn't make it to the top

A trip on Citta Alta's other funicular , San Vigilio , is well worth it for the views of the... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
ALISON H
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

There's not much left of the old castle to see but the views from up there - over the city, the surrounding hills and valleys, the distant snow peaked mountains - is absolutely unmissable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 28 November 2018

A trip on Citta Alta's other funicular , San Vigilio , is well worth it for the views of the surrounding countryside and the mountains beyond . We started to climb the steps to the viewpoint on the top of the castle ruins but were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ALISON H
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Accessible via the railway, great views of the mountains and the old city, highly recommended Steps can be quite steep in places

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rich s
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We took a walk to the castle & climbed the steps inside. Very high, with some lovely views. Interesting as well - there's a short story/explanation inside, which I will show in the photo. We walked around the gorgeous grounds - and what a sight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It was a hot day, and we took the Funicular San Vigilio rather than walking. The funicular has a small charge. You must use coins to buy tickets for the funicular from a machine, and there is no staff to help you figure out what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Annacanna_70
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Once up there you get a nice view of bergamo and around! You can get there with the funicular and 10 mins walk. Clean, organized! Some nights they organize events on the moon light!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zeudyr
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Lovely place to spend some time. The views from here are amazing, you can see Milan on a clear day but the view of the mountains made it for me.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Grainne O
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Really lovely panoramic views, we had a great picnic there! We drove up but in a very small car. Nice place for walks too!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank evieakiens
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I enjoyed taking the funicular up to the castle. The views over the surrounding countryside were beautiful. I chose to walk back down from the castle, which was a long walk, but very pretty and one of the highlights of my day in Bergamo.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lirwin13
Reviewed 9 April 2018

~We took the funicolare from Citta Alta but because of the weather we didn't see much due to the heavy cloud cover and rain. I would revisit in better weather and I am sure the views would be spectacular.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Polisgirl
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