The Orobie Alps Resort is conveniently located and easily accessible, excellent starting point where to start going exploring the Orobie Prealps.
In addition to the nature trails, excursions and sports activities that can be practiced nearby, Roncobello offers many places of historical and cultural interest. Remarkable the cave called “Buco del Castello” (Castel Hole), second in size in all Lombardy, and the curious rock formation called “Porta delle Cornacchie” (Gate of the Crows). Also in the municipality of Roncobello, in the suburb of Baresi, there is a small but significant XVII-century building used as a mill, with inside mill and wine press, today managed by the FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano, the National Trust of Italy), open every weekend.
The Upper Brembana Valley is rich in historical evidence and interesting villages, place of passage of ancient roads and important trade roads, of which are still viable large traits, such as the Via Priula, one of the most significant examples of alpine routes, that connected Bergamo with Morbegno and therefore with Switzerland, the Via Mercatorum, that connected the low part of the Seriana Valley with the Brembana Valley, and the Strada Taverna, ancient way of communication of the left side of the Brembilla Valley with the Brembana Valley.
Among the towns and villages that are worth visiting there is San Pellegrino Terme, historical renowned health and holiday resort thanks to its famous thermal waters, with important examples of Art Nouveau of the Belle Époque, like the Grand Hotel, the Municipal Casino and the Baths, newly refurbished; the village of Cornello dei Tasso, in Camerata Cornello, ranked among the most beautiful villages in Italy, which owes its name to the Tassos, the family who first created the postal service (here there is the Museum of the Tassos and of the postal history, that keeps the world's first postage stamp); the old Venetian Custom House in Averara, in Ca’ San Marco; the House-Museum of Harlequin in Oneta of San Giovanni Bianco; Dossena and its Parish church which houses an impressive number of works of art, its old mines and its characteristic Carnival feast.