Montebello Castle

The Castles of Bellinzona celebrate their 20th anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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.

Celebrate this important jubilee with us thanks to the numerous events and activities throughout the year and let yourself be intrigued by the temporary exhibitions in Castegrande and Sasso Corbaro!

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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