Residenza Hänsel & Gretel
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Located in Piazza Brembana, Brembana Valley, at the confluence of two alpine valleys. Open year-round.

Piazza Brembana is 30 Km away from Bergamo, 35 Km from Milan Orio al Serio International Airport (BGY), and from closest motorway toll station (A4, exit Bergamo).

In the village see the Church of St. Bernard with works of Andrea Vicentino (1500) and a Tuscany styled Holy Cross of XV Century, the la neogotic Parish Church of St. Martin with a fine polyptich of XV Century painted by Lattanzio da Rimini, paintings of Ceresa and wood works of Fantoni Studio, the small Chapel of St. Charles with a work of Ceresa recently restored.

In the vicinity:

4 Km away: horseback riding.

6 Km away: Cornello dei Tasso medieval village with the Historical Museum of the Postal Services.

7 Km away: S. Giovanni Bianco with the Parish church of XIX century with works of Ceresa and Tiepolo and the famous relic of the Holy Thorn (taken from Jesus Crown), the Boselli Manor (XIV century), and the arcaded stretch of the Route Priula with the middle-age bridges crossing the river Enna and a long stretch of the via Mercatorum (the former merchants way linking Venice and the Swiss canton of Graubunden).

8 Km away the ravine of the Taleggio Valley, the medieval villages of Averara with the Duty House of Redivo and the arcaded road and Oneta with the Grataroli House, built before 1400, known to be the birthplace of Harlequin and the Church of Our Lady of the Carmel with two works of Ceresa and the frescoed porch (XV century).

10 Km away: San Pellegrino Spa Resort.

Within 10 Km: starting points for Western Orobie Trail and pathways leading to Alpine Refuges of Laghi Gemelli, Calvi, Longo and to the peaks of Pegherolo, Cavallo, Passo of S. Simone and Tartano. 

15 Km away: Foppolo, San Simone, Carona and Branzi have ski lifts for downhill skiing, tracks for cross-country skiing, ice-skating rinks.

Characteristic products available: Branzi, Taleggio, goat and Formai de Mut cheeses.

The Residenza Hänsel & Gretel (twin houses) is located in the most quiet area of the village less than 5 minutes walking from the shopping area.

The two apartments feature one double sleeping-room, one room with bunk bed, one large fully furnished kitchen with double sofa bed, bathroom and balcony. The apartment at the upper level has mansard roof partially covered by wood, the apartment at lower level boasts a fireplace.

The kitchens are supplied with essential foodstuffs.

The apartments have pine wood lovely furniture, heating equipment, colours TV with cassette player, radio set, collection of books.


Self Catering (2 apartments, max capacity 12 beds)

Rates per apartment per week (weeks starts on Saturdays)

up to 4 persons per apartment

over 4 persons per apartment

low season 195 € 295 €
peak season (Easter week, July, August, Christmas and new Years Eve weeks)

395 €

595 €

Languages spoken: Italian, English, Dutch and German.

Cleaning on departure 30 € up to 4 persons, 50 € over 4 persons, cooking-gas and electricity usage to pay on site.

Caution money 250 €.

Pets accepted (please reserve).

Guided special programs available: refuges hikes, wildlife- and bird-watching (group size max 12 people). Ask for quotations.



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via Leonardo da Vinci 7, Torre Boldone, Bergamo, Italy
Tel +39-035361893 - Fax +39-035341094

Sito aggiornato il: 28 novembre 2003