The Bergamasque Alps or Bergamo Alps (Italian: Alpi Orobie) are a mountain range in the Italian Alps. They are located in northern Lombardy and named after the city Bergamo, south of the mountains. Within the Eastern Alps, the Alpine Club or AVE system places them within the Western Limestone Alps, while the SOIUSA system classifies them within the Southeastern Alps.

Alpi Orobie

Bergamasque Alps
Bergamo Alps
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Bergamo Alps, section no. 68 in the scheme proposed by SOIUSA
Highest point
PeakPizzo di Coca
Elevation3,052 m (10,013 ft)
Coordinates46°05′N 09°47′E / 46.083°N 9.783°E / 46.083; 9.783
CountryBergamo,  Lombardy,  Italy
Range coordinates46°N 10°E / 46°N 10°E / 46; 10Coordinates: 46°N 10°E / 46°N 10°E / 46; 10
Parent rangeBergamasque Alps and Prealps
Borders on
OrogenyAlpine orogeny
Corna Piana
Pizzo Arera
Lake Barbellino



The main peaks of the Bergamasque Alps are:

Peak Elevation
(m) (ft)
Pizzo di Coca 3,052 10,014
Pizzo di Scais 3,040 9,974
Pizzo Redorta 3,037 9,964
Pizzo del Diavolo di Tenda 2,915 9,564
Pizzo Recastello 2,888 9,475
Monte Gleno 2,883 9,459
Pizzo Tornello 2,688 8,819
Corno Stella 2,620 8,596
Monte Legnone 2,610 8,563
Pizzo dei Tre Signori 2,554 8,380
Monte Toro 2,524 8,281
Pizzo Arera 2,512 8,241
Pizzo del Becco 2,507 8,225



Tagliaferri hut in summer

The main mountain passes of the Bergamasque Alps are:

Pass Location Type Elevation (m/ft)
Passo di Val Morta or del Diavolo Valle Seriana to Sondrio footpath 2,601 8,534
Passo di Venina Valle Brembana to Sondrio footpath 2,433 7,983
Passo del Serio Valle Seriana to Sondrio footpath 2,419 7937
Passo del Venerocolo Val di Scalve to Aprica bridle path 2,315 7,595
Passo di Dordona Valle Brembana to Sondrio footpath 2,080 6,824
Passo San Marco Bergamo to Morbegno road 1,985 6,513
Passo del Vivione Val di Scalve to Edolo road 1,819 5,968
Passo della Presolana Clusone to the Val di Scalve road 1,286 4,219
Aprica Pass Edolo to Sondrio road 1,181 3,875
Passo di Tartano Valleve to Tartano footpath 2,108 6,425

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