Bergamo is a charming city, enchanting between Lake Garda and the metropolis of Milan. With its location up under the mountains, it is short for hiking in magnificent scenery or if you are here in the winter, skiing in lovely ski slopes. Bergamo consists of two parts, a new and an old city. They are both beautiful and fascinating in their own way, and both offer countless sights and attractions.
- Abbreviation: BG
- Country: Italy
Bergamo has over 100,000 inhabitants and is quiet and child-friendly, but also a romantic destination for couples who want a weekend for themselves. For those of you who have been to the biggest and most famous Italian cities, Bergamo is definitely worth getting to know. In addition, Bergamo is ideal as a base for excursions around Italy.
Bergamo is a great city that offers sights and great nature experiences. Furthermore, Bergamo is self-proclaimed as the cycling capital of Italy !
|Population||About 120,000 people live in Bergamo|
|Currency||Euro. The most common credit cards (Visa, Master, Diners, AmEx) are accepted in most places. ATMs are available almost everywhere.|
|Tips||Here it is not expected that you give tips as service is included in the bill, but it is still normal to give about 10% if you are satisfied. No drink in taxi.|
|Embassy||The Norwegian Embassy in Italy is located in Rome. The address is Via delle Terme Deciane 7. Tel: +39 0657 17031. In Milan, a Norwegian Consulate General is located in Piazza Castello 20. Tel: +3902 80113|
|Tourist||The airport, Via Vittorio Emanuele 20 and in Vicolo Aquila Nera 2.|
|Emergency||118 for ambulance, 113 for police / emergency assistance, 115 for fire.|
|Electricity||220/240 volts as in Norway, but you often need an adapter due to different plugs.|
|Holidays and Holidays||January 6, April 25, May 1, June 02, August 15, November 1, December 8.|
|Visa||Not required for Norwegian citizens.|
|Vaccinations||No vaccines are required.|
|Water||Can be drunk from the tap, but not recommended. Fine toothbrush.|
|Nearest major cities||Milan, Verona, Turin, Genoa.|
|Safety||Slightly violent crime, but be aware of pickpockets in crowds.|
List of Bergamo Acronyms
The most commonly used abbreviations about Bergamo is BG which stands for Bergamo. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Bergamo, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.
|BMA||Bergamo’s Martial Arts|
|CPB||Comitato Pendolari di Bergamo|