Bergamo Tour | One Thousand and One Women

by Free Walking Tour Italia


History books often tells us about great men: kings, valiant generals, fearless men. But you know, behind a great man, there is always a great woman! With this tour you will discover the women that moved the plot of the daily life of Bergamo. You’ll get to know La Marianna and why the people still remember when she used to bring goat milk from the mountains; breezy women, like the girls that lived and worked in the red light district, saints women, like Grata and Eteria that took care of the decapitated body of Saint Alexander allowing him to become the Saint Patron of Bergamo. Moreover you’ll meet Giovanna, Tisbe and Medea, that contributed to making the captain-general Colleoni a great and admired man. These and other thousands stories distinguished the city of Bergamo, its habits and traditions: discovering them through the tales of our local guides will be fun and easy!

  • When: every day, on request
  • Meeting Point: Colle Aperto, Bergamo Alta, on the other side of the road from the newsstand
  • Lenght: 2h
  • Language: english and italian
  • Additional Info: comfortable shoes and clothes
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