48 hours in Bellinzona

A weekend in the capital of Ticino and surroundings

Ciao Bellinzona!


Ever since the Gotthard Base Tunnel opened, Bellinzona has gone from strength to strength. More visitors are discovering the charms of this small city of 44,000 inhabitants. We suggest this route to get to know the city and its surroundings better.

Day 1


Wheter strolling through its narrow lanes, sampling some of the local delicacies and beers or sleeping in a historic building, Bellinzona is a trove of discoveries waiting to be made. 

Day 1
16.00

Purchasing local products

18.00

Aperitif at Fermento

20.00

Dinner at Cantinin dal Gatt

23.00

Sleeping at Hotel La Tureta

Day 2


After a good night's sleep, a second day full of surprises awaits you.

9 p.m. Bite into a Bissolo

At the café Peverelli order a coffee with a "Bissolo", Bellinzona's most famous sweet, a bit of pastry containing chestnut-chocolate filling and decorated with a snake, the city's heraldic emblem.

DISCOVER
DAY 2
09.00

Breakfast in Piazza Collegiata

11.00

Bellinzona market

14.00

Walk to the Castelgrande

16.00

Relax at Villa dei Cedri

20.00

Dinner at Locanda Orico

24.00

Sleeping at the Hotel Internazionale

Day 3


A special finale: history, art, tradition, culinary culture, emotions, adventure and nature.

DAY 3
10.00

Church Santa Maria delle Grazie

12.00

Lunch at Castelgrande

14.00

Tibetan bridge Carasc

Let yourself be inspired