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04.10.2020

Swiss Castle Day 2020

Due to the current health situation, access to the Castles of Bellinzona is subject to restrictions. During guided tours of Montebello and Sasso Corbaro, individual visitors will not be allowed access.
We would also like to remind you that the use of the mask is compulsory in case safety distances cannot be kept.

5th Swiss Castles Day, Sunday 4 October 2020


On October 4th with the motto "Enter" 20 castles and fortresses will roll out the red carpet! There are unknown and hidden treasures to discover. Treasures that give an idea of how life once was in castles. Various participation programmes for young and old await you, guided tours, games, entertainment. Join us on a journey of discovery - Switzerland is a country of villages and castles!


CASTELGRANDE
10.00 and 13.30 - Animating Activities
Curated by Pro Natura, as part of the exhibition "Immaginatura" paintings by Eric Alibert
An activity for children and teenagers in the outdoor courtyard of Castelgrande, discovering insects.
Followed by an individual visit, accompanied by their parents, of the exhibition in the Sala Arsenale.
Duration Animature 2H30 / Individual visit of the exhibition (45 min)
School age
Note: In case of bad weather an alternative guided activity will be proposed within the exhibition, in Sala Arsenale (duration 2H).

Registration is compulsory at OTR Bellinzonese and Alto Ticino*.


MONTEBELLO
14.00 Didactic workshop - A message for the gods
Organised by AAT-Associazione Archeologica Ticinese
Activities for children to discover the beliefs and ritual practices of the ancient Romans; creation of a tablet with votive inscription
Duration 1H / school age
Compulsory registration with OTR Bellinzonese and Alto Ticino*.

11.00/14.00 - Guided tour of the new exhibition route Archaeology Montebello
Organised by the Cantonal Archaeological Service, Cultural Heritage Office
Duration 1H / for all
Compulsory registration with OTR Bellinzonese and Alto Ticino*.


SASSO CORBARO
11.00 / 14.00 / 16.00 Atelier - Leonardo da Vinci 3D exhibition
Curated by Agata Rotta and Claudia Maspoli
Activities for children to discover the great genius of the Renaissance
Duration 1H / school age
Compulsory registration with OTR Bellinzonese and Alto Ticino*.

11.00 / 14.00 / 16.00 Guided tour - Leonardo da Vinci 3D Exhibition
Duration 1H / for all
Compulsory registration with OTR Bellinzonese and Alto Ticino*.


The activities are subject to reservation and included in the price of the ticket, for registrations and further information please contact Bellinzonese and Alto Ticino Turismo on 091 825 21 31 or on the website www.bellinzonese-altoticino.ch.

The number of participants is limited in order to ensure that the workshops and visits are carried out in complete safety and in compliance with hygiene and personal standards. Registration is compulsory as is the use of the mask if it is not possible to maintain safety distances.

* In case of bad weather the programme is subject to change. For registration and further information please contact 091 825 21 31 or at www.bellinzonese-altoticino.ch.

Features

  • OPENING Sun: 10.00 - 17.00
  • CATEGORIES Exhibitions and fairs