Chiesa San Giovanni, Pontirone

Religious architecture

Discover the religious architecture that developed in this region over the course of centuries. This architectural legacy is broad and will not fail to surprise you. You’ll find a huge variety of sacred sites: from the small, exquisite Romanesque chapels that dot the valleys to the monumental churches of the cities.

Explore the Case dei Pagani, defensive structures located between rocky ravines in remote areas, and continue on to the ruins of Serravalle Castle and the Roman bridge at Aquila. Still hungry for more? No problem, the region has plenty more to offer. Be sure to pack your camera! Don’t delay – The Bellinzonese and Upper Ticino region is waiting to be discovered.


Historical monuments


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