Tour the castles of Colleoni, Friday, April 25 at Malpas, Martinengo and Romano, do not miss the fascinating journey in the footsteps of the great leader, castles and medieval villages of the lower Bergamo!
For the first time can be visited on the same day three important locations colleonesche the rediscovery of architectural and military legacy left by the great leader Bartolomeo Colleoni.
On April 25, it will debut the new "tour of the castles of Colleoni," which offers the opportunity to visit the castle of Malpas, the village of Martinengo and the fortress of the Roman Empire. The guided tours will be available in Malpas throughout the day while in Martinengo and Romano only in specific zones, respectively, at 11:30 and at 15:30.
For the occasion of the launch of the new tour, Castle Malpas will be open all day from 10 to 18 and with historical re-enactments that will revive in the village of Malpas ancient and glorious splendor of the legendary court colleonesca. With guided tours every hour in the rooms with reconstructions of period furniture, with performances by archers, who will illustrate the life of the field through demonstrations and trials of the technique of medieval archery for adults and Children.
The famous castle located in the town of Caversham, was not only an impregnable fortress and a range of accommodation for the soldiers, but also a magnificent residence, still well-preserved frescoes and legible.
Martinengo instead is an example of a typical medieval village, architecturally well preserved, with its fortifications, the Colleonesco Vallo, the home of Captain and the Tower of the Castle, but also its arcades and facilities desired by the civil and religious Colleoni, as For example, the monastery and the convent of Santa Chiara dell'Incoronata.
The meeting is at 11:30 am in front of the Venue Pro Loco in via Tadino 1.
To conclude the tour, stop in Romano di Lombardia, with the imposing fortress visible in the historic center and the Arcades of Mercy. The meeting point in this case is scheduled at 15.30 in the afternoon with a visit to the Rock and the impressive building of the Mercy Portici. Each of the three stages takes about an hour.
For lovers of art and history, the opportunities to enjoy the atmosphere of the past are therefore many. An opportunity to discover the wealth of our country and to learn about the history of our area; a trip out of town that offers a blast from the past, and particularly impressive just a few kilometers from the city.