Bellinzona, Switzerland

Bellinzona, Switzerland

Bellinzona, Switzerland (credit)

#4 in Best Places to Visit in Switzerland – East of the Ticino River, at the base of the Alps, Bellinzona is known for the three castles that sit atop its grounds.

Bellinzona Switzerland Attractions

Castelgrande, Montebello, and Sasso are all three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. All of the castles are wonderful models of the Switzerland medieval architecture. To this day people admire and are in awe of the fortifications put forth on these wondrous structures. Bellinzona is more than just castles though. It is full of wonderful people, glorious views, historical sites, theaters, museums, places to shop, and phenomenal establishments to eat.

Bellinzona Switzerland Castles

Castelgrande Castle

Castelgrande Castle (credit)

Montebello Castle

Montebello Castle (credit)

Sasso Corbaro Castle

Sasso Corbaro Castle (credit)

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