The region of Bellinzona and Valleys

A journey through history and nature

Come to Bellinzona and immerse yourself in the Medieval atmosphere of its three castles, a UNESCO Heritage site. If history is not enough, why not explore the wild nature of Northern Ticino?

Discover a real city. On Saturday mornings, browse among the stalls of its market. And if you love a Carnival, a visit during the playful reign of ‘King’ Rabadan is a must.

Market of Bellinzona

48 hours Bellinzona

Do you have a weekend to visit Bellinzona and its surroundings? Here is a selection of suggestions for 2 days in the region!


Trails are waiting to be discovered on foot or by bike, as they unravel through the valleys. And excursions and sporting events can also take you into an unforgettable fairy-tale Alpine landscape sprinkled with mountain lakes.

This delightful corner of Switzerland awaits you with its unbeatable mixture of history and nature.

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