Gaetano Donizetti, the famous composer to whom we owe immortal operas like “Lucia di Lammermoor”, “Elisir d’amore”, was born in Bergamo in Via Borgo Canale just outside the Upper Town where his birthplace, today a museum, can be visited.


Bergamo: In the footsteps of Gaetano Donizetti

Donizetti’s birthplace in the Upper Town, situated in Via Borgo Canale, once a densily populated quarter, is today a privileged spot from where you can reach the S.Vigilio hill. From its castle you can enjoy a beautiful view on the surrounding area sprinkled with villas, parks and gardens. In Via Arena, the palace owned by MIA, an ancient congregation […]

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