• Casino of San Pellegrino Terme

    Municipal Casino of San Pellegrino Terme, Viale della Vittoria, San Pellegrino Terme, Province of Bergamo, Italy .

    An example of the decadence of the area when this was a popular holiday resort 100 years ago. The casino is only now used for private functions so it's not possible to get inside unless you happen to be in the know. The building is used on the San Pellegrino water bottle labels...

  • Museum of History and the Postal Rate

    Museum of History and the Postal Rate, Via Cornello, Camerata Cornello, Province of Bergamo, Italy .

    The Museum of Tasso family and Postal History was founded in 1991 and it is located in two historical buildings in the ancient village of Cornello.
    Cornello was the birthplace of Tasso family and is known all over the world for the literary work of Torquato Tasso and for the business ability of some exponents of them who created and managed the European postal service for centuries. The Museum is divided into four exhibition spaces and each of them develops and examines postal and Tasso family history.
    Many documents, which are here collected, refer to the activity of services and postal history. Among the documents, there is a letter dated 1840  with the first stamp issued in the world: the famous Penny Black.

  • San Pellegrino Terme

    San Pellegrino Terme, Province of Bergamo, Italy .

    San Pellegrino Terme (Bergamasque: San Pelegrì) is a comune in the province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. Located in the Val Brembana, it is the home of the beverage company San Pellegrino, where its carbonated mineral water drinks are produced. The town is home to several Art Nouveau edifices from the early 20th century, including the Casinò, the Grand Hotel and the Terme ("Baths"). Leonardo da Vinci visited the source in Lombardy to sample the town's "miraculous" water.The 18th stage of the 2011 Giro d'Italia finished in San Pellegrino Terme.

  • Piazza Vecchia Bergamo Alta

    Piazza Vecchia, Bergamo, Province of Bergamo, Italy .

    Piazza Vecchia represents the core of Città Alta: it has been the heart of political power for centuries and it keeps being one of the most popular places for Bergamo’s citizens to spend some time with friends.

    Beauty is all around you if you have a seat at one of the square’s restaurants or cafes, having a drink, breakfast or even a romantic dinner. You can admire the building called “Palazzo della Ragione”, the oldest municipal seat in Lombardy, as well as the Torre Civica, a bell tower also called “Campanone”.