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Monastero d'Astino

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I love this place, is so quiet and easy

I usulally come for lunch during the summer time . Small plate simple but good. This place is so... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Olga Maria B
Amazing scenario

I've been visited this place with a group of locals. There is a parking service by the entrance (it... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
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24 Oct 2017
“Rustic and full of potential”
16 Oct 2017
“Culinary Event of the Year”
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

You can wander around yourself and see the buildings that are being restored and a small display about the restoration works. But it isn't really well developed as a tourist attraction. Check the opening hours if you are out of season.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JaneP655
Reviewed 17 October 2017

For three days Astino’s Valley, one of my favourite places in Bergamo for its natural beauty, will be the stage of a gastronomic event. It is called “Astino nel Gusto”. The former Monastery will trasform itself into the town of culinary delights, where food and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Such a pleasant place to spend a sunny afternoon in spring or summer. Recently restored, the Monastery is now opened to the public again and during the summer a terrace restaurant where you can have simple and tasty food and of course italian wine from...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nonlodico
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I usulally come for lunch during the summer time . Small plate simple but good. This place is so quiet, I love it!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Olga Maria B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I've been visited this place with a group of locals. There is a parking service by the entrance (it is not allowed to drive if you're not a resident so you have a to pay and park the car). Once you leave your car you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank eli r
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the monastero last week and loved it. At night time in the summer there is a great ambience due to the outdoor pop-up restaurants- serving great pizzas and a few other lovely dishes! Drinks were also of a very good quality. The monastery itself...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank meghoughtongilmour
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I've rated this a 3 as we didn't actually get to see anything with it being closed but we had a super walk to get there which is worthy recommending. Leave La Citta Alta by the Sant'Allesandro Gate (where the funicular leaves to go up...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank YorkshireHannah
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We wandered in here almost by accident, as this seems to be one of the Bergamo university campus buildings these days and is thus redundant as a church. Just inside is an open courtyard and then behind that another courtyard. Evidence of faded glory with...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SFM1959
Reviewed 1 June 2016

there is a nice walk from Bergamo San Vigilio (some 2 hours) to come here, but the former Cloister is itself is closed for reconstruction (some short opening hours on Saturdays and Sundays, information at the tourist desk in Bergamo). However, from the walking trail...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The Monastero Astino is just outside the western part of Bergamo--just a short drive. Park in town and walk to the monastery. It will take about 15 minutes, but it's a great walk through the neighborhood and then hills, farms and the monastery. Although it...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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