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Monday, 10 April 2017

Castello di Malpaga - Cavernago, Italy

An Amazing Castle

In the heart of Serio Park, where the time seems stopped in the XV century, there is Malpaga Castle.

The Malapaga Castle has ancient medieval origins; it was built in 1300 but it became famous only in the 1456 thanks to his owner Bartolomeo Colleoni, the General Captain of the Venice Republic.  He
bought it for 100 gold ducats and transformed it in his beautiful home.

The Castle is considered one of the most interesting medieval construction in Bergamo thanks to the
historical and architectonic relevance and his beautiful cycle of frescos.

The Link Between Bergamo And Venice

Thanks to the fame of his owner, the Malapaga Castle maintain a strong connection with Bergamo and Venice.
In Bergamo Alta, close by the Duomo, you can see the Colleoni Chapel that accommodate the body of the Captain.In Venice, in SS Giovanni and Paolo Square, there is the most beautiful equestrian statue in the world, created in honour of Bartolomeo Colleoni.

Open from March to May  Sat:  2 to 6pm
         Sunday and Holiday from 10am to 6pm

        From June to August
Every Sunday and Holidays from 3pm to 6pm

How to reach the Castle

Malapaga Castle is located in Cavernago, at 10km from Bergamo city and 8 km from the Orio al
Serio Airport.
From the A4 highway Milano-Venezia take the Seriate exit and follow the "Castello di Malpaga"

Groups by reservation (max 20 pax)

Tel:   035 840003
Fax:  035 840664


Via Marconi, 20
Cavernago (Fraz Malpaga)


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