Milan Bergamo Airport
Car Rental from Bergamo Airport, near Milan Italy
If you’re exploring beautiful northern Italy and would like to truly explore the stunning scenery on offer, book a hire car at Bergamo Airport ahead of time for easy pickup when you land.
Choose between major car rental agencies including Avis, Hertz, Budget and Europcar as well as smaller local car rental operators.
Grab a deal on all rental cars including Fiat, Toyota, VW, Hyundai and more, from compacts to economy to vans and 4WD vehicles.
Like many towns in northern Italy, Bergamo near Milan was settled by the Celts.
Today, that old city founded by the Cenomani Celtic Tribe, named “Bergomum”, is gone and replaced by modern-day Bergamo.
Bergamo and surrounds by car
The city has a long and melodious music culture, enriched by Venetian influence when the town was under their control.
In particular, visit the church of Santa Maria Maggiore, where the tradition of singing and teaching stretches back more than eight hundred years.
Bergamo has been home to some of the most progressive composers of their time.
There is also a style of folk dance known for its buffoonery named “Bergomask dance”.
Explore picturesque Piedmont
Piedmont is a hilly area surrounding Turin which is often called “Tuscany, but without the tourists.”
Every season there are festivals to celebrate the turning, from food to carnivals to medieval tournaments, and some related to religion, such as the Procession of the Seven Mary’s in April.
There is ample sporting to be had in the hills and mountains surrounding the town; skiing, biking and hiking, as well as cycling trails.
Nearby Turin is another city off the beaten track. It’s most famous attraction is the Christian Holy Shroud cloth said to have covered Jesus Christ after his crucifixion, housed at the Cattedrale di San Giovanni.
The charming city is set on the banks of the Po’ River.
Drive through the region at your leisure, sampling wineries and stumbling across hidden gems.
The Piedmont region is known for its Barolo wine.
Driving in and around Milan
Milan is possibly the fashion capital of the world, with the Milanese having a natural style unsurpassed in most cities.
Apart from that there are stunning architectural wonders, most notably the Duomo, one of the largest Gothic Cathedrals in the world; from the top you can see all over Milan and on a clear day, the Italian Alps.
And if you’re looking for the ultimate scenic drive in Italy, head to the Great Dolomite Road to take in the majestic mountains known as The Dolomites.
Most of the famous fashion brands – including Versace, Prada and Fendi – have their signature boutiques in the Quadrilateral, around Via Monte Napoleone.
Milan also boasts fantastic north Italian food and some of the finest nightlife in the country.