is a passion for the people living in Bergamo. People are fond of it and
like to make as well as attend the many events held. The sporty tourists
will find in this region great interest for the many scheduled high
level events and for the several occasions to go in for their preferred
activity or for other ones never done before.
sport to make
is a must for amateur sportsmen in Bergamo!
Ski: ski schools, artificial snow guns, miles of tracks in Foppolo, San Simone, Carona, Valtorta,
Country Ski: FISI approved loops in Serina (3-4-6-7,5 Km),
Oltre il Colle (3,5-7,5 Km), Trabuchello di Branzi
(3,5 Km), Schilpario (Abetaie 5-7,5-10 Km). More loops in Roncobello (2 e 5 Km), Valtorta (3-5-7,5-10 Km),
Piazzatorre (4 Km),
Santa Brigida (5 Km), Piani dell'Avaro (7,5 Km),
Mezzoldo (Ponte dell'Acqua 5 Km), Carona (3-4-5 Km), Foppolo (3 Km), San Simone (1,5 Km).
Ski-Trekking: the Orobic Mountains in the Upper Brembana
Valley boasts a large numbers of trails for skilled ski-trekkers. The
trails run around the most scenic peaks: Pizzo dei Tre
Signori, Corno Stella, Mt. Grabiasca Como
(Inferno, Salmurano, San Marco, Tartano, Venina, Cigola, Bobbio and
trekking: the Western Orobie Trail is famous
within the enthusiast trekkers: Cassiglio, Baciamorti Pass, Cazzaniga
refuge, Piani di Bobbio, Grassi refuge, Benigni refuge, Ca’ S. Marco,
St. Simone Pass, Tartano Pass, Foppolo, Calvi refuge.
Excursions with snowshoes: even the less sporty tourists have
discovered the fun of the snowshoes excursions! Trails
around Foppolo, S. Simone and Carona.
Brembana Valley offers many opportunities to climb the water, always
frozen in a different way. In Cambrembo, natural ice gym for safe
climbing with helmets, ice axe, crampons, and ropes available (TD, 60
m). In the ravines
of Taleggio Valley there is a big, spectacular and fragile waterfall (TD,
150 m), while five more (DL,
80 to 250 m) can be located after one-hour trail from Roncobello on the
Freeclimbing: climbing centres with
highest degrees of difficulty can be found in the region. Among these,
the Corna d’Alba in Cornalba is probably the most famous and nice
cliff in Italy. Its South-Eastern exposure make it accessible all-year
round. Night climbing in S. Pellegrino Terme and indoor safe climbing in Zogno and Pianico.
launch sites in S. Antonio Abbandonato (Zogno), Cornalba, Masoni di Carona and Foppolo
(Valgussera, Montebello, Cima Cadelle).
fully equipped windgliding field in Valbrembo.
trout angling in the prealpine streams
(Valtorta and Taleggio Valley, with licence) and in
artificial lakes (Rovetta, Villa
d'Ogna, Pontirolo Nuovo).
down the river Brembo rapids in the stretch between S.
Giovanni Bianco and S. Pellegrino Terme.
riding: rides on the mountain trails (Scalvino), on the plain trails
(Comun Nuovo, Arcene), and on the hills trails around the town of
From Almenno S. Bartolomeo to Cornello dei Tasso. Itinerary
amongst trails and the old Val Brembana railroad track, passing aside
the Castle of Clanezzo, the bridges of Sedrina, Zogno, Ambria, S.
Pellegrino, S. Giovanni Bianco and Oneta.
From S. Giovanni
trail with high difference in height, it goes through the old villages
of Oneta, Sentino, Pianca, Brembella, Era, and the first sloops of the
Mount Cancervo, climbing from 500 m a.s.l. of S. Giovanni Bianco to
over 1100 m of the arrival.
Iseo to Seriate. Itinerary
in the countryside through trails, canals and rivers banks, cultivated
fields and old villages. The trail passes aside the Carmagnola Manor
in Clusane, Paratico, Fosio, the Lantieri Mill, the Napoleon way, the
Hill of Montecchio in Credaro with the Neoclassic Manor of Pollack,
Cornale, Castel Trebecco, Porto, the old textile Factory. Tagliuno,
the ruins of the Marenzi Castle, Gromolevate, Portici Manarini,
Chiuduno, the Manor Suardo in Cicola, Carobbio degli Angeli, Triplok,
Gorlago, Montello, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Roses in Albano
Sant’Alessandro, Comonte, Levata.
itineraries are under preparation: on the hills (Palazzago), in the
mountains (Onore, Songavazzo), on the plain (along the river Adda from
Calolziocorte, Urgnano, Calcio), on the hills surrounding Bergamo (Sombreno).
shall also find possibilities to enjoy:
three 18-holes courses within short
distance from Bergamo (Bergamo, Barzana, Chiuduno).
Archery: daylight activity in Bergamo.
pigeon shooting: daylight and nightly activity in Dossena.
Bowls: many courts all over the province. Professional Bowling
Arenas in Bergamo; Torre Boldone, Ranica and S. Giovanni Bianco.
many marinas on the banks of the
Lake of Iseo.
Atleti Azzurri d'Italia Stadium in Bergamo, home of
Atalanta, Men Premier League
indoor Arena in Bergamo, home of Bergamo Volley
Foppa-Pedretti, Women current
National and former European
indoor Arena in Bergamo (Men B1
American Football: stadium in Osio
Sotto, home of the Lions, the golden helmeted team winner of five
Italian Superbowl and two Eurobowl.
stadium in Bergamo (National
Second division men).
Brembana Valley) and Enduro (Valli Bergamasche,
Upper Seriana Valley) World Championship events, International Supercross (October), Amateurs Ride of the Valleys
International Meeting (Upper Valleys, November).
arena in Dalmine for indoor races. Settimana Bergamasca
races. Tour of Lombardy, UCI World Cup event.