The Castles of Bellinzona

Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino Turismo, 6500 Bellinzona, +41 91 825 21 31

The routes through the Alps have always been of crucial strategic importance. In Bellinzona several pass routes come together within a small area – an ideal place to control transit traffic.

The three Castles of Bellinzona, Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro together with their fortress walls were built in the Medieval Age and have since been both the northern border of the Plain of the...

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VENUES Suitable for families
ARCHITECTURE Ancient civil architecture
Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino Turismo, 6500 Bellinzona
Tel.: +41 91 825 21 31
Fax: +41 91 821 41 20
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