In 1931, where the nature provided a little natural lake, was built a dam for the eletric energy production which interrupted the riverbed. In ’69 the dam opened the barriers to make revive the beauty of the waterfalls. From that time, the event repeat himself in every summer season.
S.A.B., to allow those who are more curious and passionate to enjoy the breathtaking show that unleashes in all his strenght, overtrowing about 10.000 gallons of water, it organise two special trips for the schedulate dates: 20 July and 18 August.
children up to the height meter do not pay
The OnMove ticket for Serio’s waterfalls is pre-purchasable at the S.A.B. Station’s desks in Bergamo P.zz Marconi, 4 and through the App.
If you buy it through the app ArrivaMyPay, it costs 10,90€ instead of 12.60€
Departure of the bus stop SAB in Bergamo in Piazza Marconi, 4 at 17.30 and arrive at 20.00 at Valbondione.
Waterfalls’ opening with artificial lighting expected from 22.00 to 22.30.
Return from Valbondione at 23.30 with arrival at Bergamo in platforms’ station.
For further dates and information, please consult the ValSeriana Events website.
Departure of the bus stop S.A.B. in Bergamo in Piazza Marconi, 4 at 08:30 and expected arrival at 10:00 a.m. at Valbondione.
Waterfalls’ opening expected from 12.00 to 12.30.
Return from Valbondione at 16.30 with arrival at Bergamo in platforms’ station.
Download the APP ArrivaMyPay and take advantage of the On Move* promotion to travel throughout the S.A.B. network all day at a cost of Euro 10.90.
*Title On Move usable for the two days scheduled for the opening of the Falls of the Serio (20 July and 18 August 2019). Reservation required, call the SAB Contact Center.
Here is the calendar of openings:
16 June 2019 h. 11 – 11.30
20 July 2019 h. 22 – 22.30
18 August 2019 h. 12 – 12.30
15 September 2019 h. 11 – 11.30
13 October 2019 h. 11 – 11.30
If you are looking for directions on how to get to the best point of view to watch the 315 meter triple jump of the waterfalls, see this page.
Over the centuries the boundless human fantasy has thus given birth to incredible stories animated by princes, dragons, ladies and castles, transmitted by oral tradition and – in many cases – arrived to us. To our ancestors from Bergamo was credited with having conceived the romantic fairy tale, dramatic and timeless, which narrates the origin of the Serio’s waterfalls.