Corsarola

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The people of Bergamo are used to call “Corsarola” via Bartolomeo Colleoni, named after the renowned XV Century mercenary captain, which represents the favourite strolling place in the Old Town.
The name “Corsarola” is likely to come from the Italian word “Corso”, which means “promenade”. In fact, this appellation probably refers to the usual coming and going of people at every hour.

Closed to the traffic, this street is the perfect route to enjoy the past of our city and to pretend to live in that time when Bergamo used to consist only of the upper town on the hills.

All along the promenade you can find college students, tourists and also many local people hanging out at the numerous shops, bars and restaurants. Here are some of them you can visit: La Marianna café, Trattoria del teatro, Vineria Cozzi, Gastronomia Mangili, Caffè del Tasso and Tresoldi Bakery. It just takes a walk along the Corsarola to become a real citizen of Bergamo!


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The people of Bergamo are used to call “Corsarola” via Bartolomeo Colleoni, named after the renowned XV Century mercenary captain, which represents the favourite strolling place in the Old Town.
The name “Corsarola” is likely to come from the Italian word “Corso”, which means “promenade”. In fact, this appellation probably refers to the usual coming and going of people at every hour.

Closed to the traffic, this street is the perfect route to enjoy the past of our city and to pretend to live in that time when Bergamo used to consist only of the upper town on the hills.

All along the promenade you can find college students, tourists and also many local people hanging out at the numerous shops, bars and restaurants. Here are some of them you can visit: La Marianna café, Trattoria del teatro, Vineria Cozzi, Gastronomia Mangili, Caffè del Tasso and Tresoldi Bakery. It just takes a walk along the Corsarola to become a real citizen of Bergamo!


Not to be missed in this area