Exhibitions and Fairs in Bergamo
Bergamo, important fairground of Lombardy region, is a beautiful city of 120 000 inhabitants, 45 km away from Milan driving on the motorway. This is an historic city, rich in well-preserved monuments, which bases its economy on diverse sectors, mainly small and medium enterprises. Bergamo Exhibition Center is managed by Ente Fiera Promoberg.
Even though, in the area of Bergamo, you may also find the headquarters of large industrial groups such as Italcementi - building materials, Brembo - braking systems, ABB - power and automation technologies. The town economy significantly depends also on the presence of Orio al Serio International airport, for low cost flights, now considered one of Milan's airports.
How to reach Bergamo
Bergamo is on the A4 Motorway Torino-Trieste. The train station of Bergamo, in Piazza Marconi, is a stop on the line Milano-Venezia, and is the terminus of the lines to Brescia, Lecco, Seregno and Treviglio. The Fair of Bergamo, directly accessible by car from the A4, is connected to Bergamo train station in Piazza Marconi by local buses, while the airports around northern Italy are served by Bergamo Transport Company's bus network and other private companies. Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport is well connected to Bergamo exhibition center by shuttle buses.
Where to stay in Bergamo
The tourism and industry vocation of Bergamo has led to the great development of a qualified hospitality. Bergamo hotels used by business people working at the Fair, are those located near the exit of the A4 Motorway. Moreover, many good solutions are available near the main tourist attractions of the city, especially in the historical centre of Bergamo Alta: 4-star hotels in Bergamo are located next to the Teatro Donizetti or Piazza Vecchia, a symbol of the city.
Bergamo Shopping and Nightlife
Bergamo is a city that offers tourists a range of shopping facilities and entertainment activities, as well as important cultural itineraries. The old part (Bergamo Alta) is the most distinctive and historic, with narrow streets snaking between ancient buildings, while the shopping streets, like Via XX Settembre, Largo Belotti, Largo Rezzara, or Via Sant'Alessandro, are mainly in the lower part of the city. Again, the nightlife concentrates in the historical centre of Bergamo, in the upper town, full of bars, restaurants and bars.
Animal husbandry, floriculture exhibition
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