- Cycle Tourism
- Active & Green
From the Orobie to the Crema area
Wonderful cycle paths between art treasures, castles, villages and bridges. 9 stops between the Orobie and the Crema area
From the Bergamasque Alps to Crema, explore prestigious waterstreams like the Adda, Brembo and Serio in an unforgettable cycling itinerary.
Discover the cities of Bergamo and Crema, the industrial structures and admirable architecture developed over the course of the last century and a half along the water course, a road that traces the origins of industrial development in the Region. There is a 182 km trail divided in 9 stops waiting for you. It is mostly downhill and can have traveled quickly.
1. The Ecomuseum of Gorno. Soil and subsoil: human history and material history of a community told by weaving together work in the mines, woods and mountain pastures.
2. Cornello dei Tasso. Porticos, cobbled streets and the residences of the de Tassis family, who were instrumental in setting up the public postal service in Europe as well as giving their name to taxis.
3. Mountain delicacies. Stracchino and taleggio cheese, mature Branzi and Agrì cheese, made in the alpine meadows and mountain pastures. A temptation for every cycle tourist.
4. Crema's tortelli DOC. Thinly rolled-out egg-based pasta embraces a spicy-sweet filling made with breadcrumbs, grana cheese, eggs, candied peel and nutmeg, raisins and lemon rind.
5. Between the rivers in the Parco Regionale del Serio. At the confluence with the River Adda, the protected fluvial area is scattered with farmhouses, villages and castles. There are numerous cycle paths amongst alder and poplar trees.
6. The palace of the great condottiero Bartolomeo Colleoni, fortification and courtly residence in Malpaga. With frescoes celebrating his very terrifying fame.
7. In Upper Bergamo, amongst winding and climbing streets, medieval stones and renaissance marble, the Pinacoteca picture gallery, the Carrara Academy, and the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art.
8. Gromo, a charming medieval town in the Upper Val Seriana known as “little Toledo”. A museum celebrates the presence of forges for the processing of blades.
9. In San Pellegrino Terme, in the very middle of the Val Brembana, a leap back to the Belle Époque. Exuberant floral patterns in the former Municipal Casino.