Montebello Castle

COVID-19 REGULATIONS: Following the latest regulations issued by the Federal Council, from Monday 21 December 2020 the three Bellinzona Castles, their museums, towers, walls, courtyards, lift and entrances will be closed to the public until 28 February 2021.

20 years of UNESCO for the Castles of Bellinzona

On the 30th November 2000 the Castles of Bellinzona, the wall and the city walls of the village of Bellinzona became part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

SUSPENDED: Storie di fotografia

Exhibition at Castelgrande


Delve into the Middle Ages

Once upon a time, there were knights and drawbridges. Where? In Bellinzona, of course! Take a trip back in time to its castles, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, which this year will be celebrating their 20th anniversary!

Discover all that Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro have to offer with your camera at the ready. Castellated walls, towers and imposing doors: in an instant you’ll be catapulted back into the Middle Ages! Imagine the exploits of the knights and immerse yourself in the life of a different era. You’ll never want to leave!

The Bellinzona castles offer their visitors a real page out of Medieval history.


The museums of the Castles



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