Camerata Cornello

Camerata Cornello is a municipality in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region Lombardy with 618 inhabitants (as at 31 December 2012).


Camerata Cornello located in the Val Brembana 20 km north of the provincial capital of Bergamo and 60 km northeast of the city of Milan. In addition to the community center Camerata there are eight districts ( frazioni ).

The neighboring municipalities are Cassiglio, Lenna, Piazza Brembana, San Giovanni Bianco and Taleggio.


In the Middle Ages the town was a trading center at the junction of the Lombardy from Valtellina. The church in the district Cornello dei Tasso dates from the fourteenth century, is dedicated to Saints Cornelius and Cyprian and contains frescoes and a Romanesque bell tower. The Palazzo Tasso as a lookout because of its high elevation. Here was the headquarters of the detectable since the 13th century noble family Tasso; a side line are the Thurn and Taxis. As various branches of the family have passed postal services, the museum is dedicated to the postal history. The medieval hamlet can be reached only on foot. The access road ends in a parking lot about 200 meters in front of goal.

The parish church in the capital Camerata, built in the seventeenth century, is often mentioned and is dedicated to the Holy Mother Mary. In the church there are paintings by Francesco Zucco.