“One of the most ancient churches in Milan, it was built by St. Ambrose in 379–386, in an area where numerous martyrs of the Roman persecutions had been buried. The first name of the church was in fact Basilica Martyrum.” source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_of_Sant%27Ambrogio
This historic Lombard town at the base of the Bergamo Foothills, but raising above Bergamo’s Citta Bassa, was the highlight of my time in northern Italy. Though we spent just the one evening and night, this town’s charm will always hold a special place in my heart.
Bergamo cobblestones – Via Gombito
Here comes the rain…
Unlike any I’ve ever seen
Mmmmmm raisin bread
Castello di San Vigilio – start 1166, complete 1335
Beautiful view from Salita dello Scorlazzone
Cappella Colleoni (R) & Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (L)
Campanone Torre Civia
Church of San Vigilio – Bergamo
Giottesque frescoes from an unknown artist, with Histories of St Aegidius, The Last Supper and the Tree of Life (1347), partially covered by a 17th-century fresco. (source: wiki)
Piazza Padre Reginaldo Giuliani
View from Chiesetta San Vigilio
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One of the best little towns I’ve been to. Wonderful people live in this beautiful valley. So thankful to have had the opportunity to visit. Grazi Torbole, Ciao for now.