Guided tours 2020-09-07T10:08:22+02:00


Visit Bergamo: Social Theatre Tour

teatro sociale bergamo

If you are visiting the city of Bergamo and planning a guided tour, the Social Theatre is an unmissable destination for a unique Bergamasco stay. The guided visit of the stuccoes, stages and halls give you a glimpse into the backstage and secrets of the Theatre and its actors, looking back at history from its origins up to today.


Duration: 45 minutes / 1 hour
Guided tour fee: €130.00 (fixed price, regardless of number of participants)
Number of participants: from 1 to a max of 25 people
Point of departure: Piazza Vecchia

Donizetti Tour

In the Upper Town there is the Donizetti’s Birthplace, it is located in the district of Borgo Canale, once a popular neighbourhood and today a privileged place to admire the hill of San Virgilio, which dominated the city with the remains of its castle and a suggestive landscape characterized by vegetable gardens and gardens. In Via Arena we meet the baroque palace of MIA (Congregation of the Misericordia Maggiore of Bergamo, an ancient non-profit institution, very active in the charitable, welfare, educational and training fields) which is home of the Donizetti Museum and of the music library. In Duomo Square there is the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the most important city monument built in the 12th century. At the end of the aisle are preserved the remain of Donizetti and those of his master Hans Simon Mayr, who was born in Bavaria and lived in Bergamo where he founded a music and singing school. Teatro Sociale is also located in the Upper Town.

Duration : 3 hours
On weekdays € 210,00 + € 3,00 per person for the entrance of Donizetti Museum + € 3,00 per person for the entrance of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Saturday and Sunday € 190,00 + €3,00 per person for the entrance of Donizetti Museum + € 3,00 per person for the entrance of Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore
Groups: max 25 people
Meeting: Donizetti’s Birthplace (via Borgo Canale, 14)

Teatro Sociale Tour + Donizetti’s Birthplace

A tour in the Upper Town that includes two of the places managed by the Donizetti Theatre Foundation: a guided tour of the Teatro Sociale, among the city’s architectural jewels, and one at the birthplace of Gaetano Donizetti, where the great composer from Bergamo was born in 1797.

Duration: 1 hour and a half
On weekdays € 170,00
Saturday and Sunday € 160,00
Groups: max 25 people
Meeting: Piazza Vecchia


The Birthplace of Gaetano Donizetti is open

  • on Saturday from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • on Sunday from 10 am to 1.30 pm and from 2.30 pm to 6 pm

with a cost of € 3 per entrance.

From Monday to Friday it is possible to request an extraordinary opening, only upon reservation. For the extraordinary opening request, download and complete the form.

Entry to the Birthplace is not accessible to wheelchairs.

Birthplace of Gaetano Donizetti
Via Borgo Canale, 14
24129 – Bergamo (BG)
Phone number
• From Monday to Friday: +39 035.4160618
• On Saturday and Sunday: +39 035.244483

For bookings and informations please write to:

Marco Pelucchi

Tel: +39 035 416 0618