Cultural Heritage since 2000


A mighty bastion

Bellinzona’s impressive castles are among the best surviving examples of medieval military fortification. The three fortresses, linked by walls, occupy a defensive position that has been strategically important since the Roman era. Rebuilt several times over the centuries, Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro have recently been restored to their full glory.


  • World Heritage Days

    When:    Sunday, 11.06.2017

    What:      Activities for families from 10am to 5pm

                        - Treasure hunt
                        - Entertainment with music from Ticino
                        - Exposition: La scoperta del Mondo

                       Castle of Montebello
                        - Theatre and music for families with Compagnia Sugo

                       Castle of Sasso Corbaro
                        - Music Entertainment
                        - Various animations
                        - Exposition: Valle Bavona

    Where:   Bellinzona

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