The Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia (known as the Gewiss Stadium for sponsorship reasons) has been the home of Atalanta since its opening in 1928. Originally known as the Stadio Mario Brumana, named after a fascist soldier, the first match was played on the 23rd December 1923 between Atalanta and Triestina with a capacity of 12,000.
The stadium has been gradually renovated over the years as Atalanta moved between Serie A and B, with the additions of a roof and stands covering the original running track to be closer to the pitch. The most recent renovation beginning in 2019, saw the demolition of the North Stand.
Tenants: Atalanta (Serie A)
Address: Viale Giulio Cesare, 18, 24124 Bergamo BG, Italy
AlbinoLeffe also played at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia between 2003 and 2019 as their traditional home no longer met league standards when they were promoted to Serie B. Following the latest set of renovations, AlbinoLeffe moved away from the ground and do not plan to return.
The Italian national team have also played several matches in the stadium, the first being a UEFA Euro 1988 qualifier in January 1987 as they defeated Malta 5-0. The next was a friendly against Turkey in November 2006, finishing in a 1-1 draw.
Tickets at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia
Atalanta matches generally do not sell out so you shouldn’t have an issue in purchasing tickets. Ticket prices start at €15 and will be available to purchase online through the club, at the stadium’s ticket office or a Vivaticket selling point.
Location & Travel to Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia
Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia is located approximately 2 kilometres north of central Bergamo.
Airport – Orio al Serio International Airport, also known as Milan Bergamo Airport is the third busiest international airport in Italy, located approximately 4 kilometres south of Bergamo. The airport primarily has low cost flights to Europe, although does offer some flights to North Africa. There are several bus lines that run from the airport to central Bergamo.
Alternatively, the larger Milan Malpensa Airport is about 120 kilometres away from Bergamo.
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Bus – Bus line 6 (direction S. Colombane) or 9 (direction Bruntino –Sorisole) run from Bergamo to the stadium.
Train – Located just south of the centre at Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, Bergamo railway station is located on the Lecco-Brescia line, with services running to Milan. The bus station is located nearby, where you can catch bus 6 or 9 as above or the walk will take about 30 minutes.
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Walk – The walk from Bergamo to the stadium will take about 25 minutes, however bear in mind it is mostly uphill.
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Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist