Castles Of Bellinzona Tour, Switzerland

About Castles of Bellinzona, Switzerland: The Castles of Bellinzona Switzerland is found to be a group of fortifications which is located within the town of Bellinzona and is the capital of Swiss canton of Ticino.The castle of Bellinzona is situated on the Alpine foothills and is composed of fortified walls with three castles named Castlegrande, Sasso Corbaro and Montebello.The Castlegrande is located on a rocky peak and it overlooks the valley with series of walls and protects the old city which connects to Montebello.The castles are protected under UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000.The castles got struck by lightning multiple times during 16th and 17th Centuries and by 1900 it fall into the ruins but was reconstructed and the maintenance was done.

How can Reach : Castles of Bellinzona is the part of the Bellinzona town of the Switzerland country. It is well connected with Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

Nearest train station is Bellinzona (2.0 KM) where tourists can get train to Zurich, Geneva, Basel.

"Samedan Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 13.8 KM distance from "Castles of Bellinzona". Tourists can get here flights to domestic cities.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets):

CHF 18 : Adults

CHF 10 : Student / Senior (Above 16 years old)

CHF 30 : Family (2 adult + 2 children)

Free: Under 6 years

Visit Timings (Open Hours):

10:00 am to 6:00 pm : (Monday to Sunday) May - October

10:00 to 4:00 pm: (Monday to Sunday) November - April

Tourists Information Centre Address: Salita Castelgrande 18, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland

Locations: Bellinzona, Switzerland

UNESCO World Heritage Site from : 2000

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Built Year: 1479

Tourist Attractions: Montebello Castle, Sasso Corbaro Castle, historical Museum

Things to Do: Lido di Arbedo, visit Castles, local social and cultural activities, boating on lake.

Website: http://www.bellinzonese-altoticino.ch

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 0.8 1.6 4.9 7.9 12.1 15.4 17.8 17.4 13.9 10.4 5.1 1.7
Average High (℃) 6.6 8.5 13.0 15.8 20.2 24.2 26.9 26.1 21.7 16.7 11.3 7.4

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Hotel La Tureta (+41 91 857 40 40), Hotel-Ristorante La Perla (+41 91 850 29 50), Hotel & SPA Internazionale (+41 91 825 43 33), Hotel Unione (+41 91 825 55 77), Hotel & SPA Internazionale (+41 91 825 43 33), Hotel La Tureta (+41 91 857 40 40), Hotel Ristorante Cereda (+41 91 851 80 80), Hotel & SPA Internazionale (+41 91 825 43 33), Agriturismo Regusci Hotel (+41 91 857 54 72), Casa Jolanda Hotel (+41 91 220 14 02), Hotel-Ristorante San Giobbe (+41 91 857 29 72), Albergo Leon d'Or Hotel (+41 91 825 11 79)

Affordable Hotels: B&B COLOSSEUM ROOMS Hotel (+41 76 581 87 43), Camping Isola Hotel (+41 91 859 32 44), Camping Riarena Hotel (+41 91 859 16 88), Ostello Bellinzona Hotel (+41 91 825 15 22), Scarpape appartamenti Hotel (+41 76 474 19 29), Casa Tevenit Hotel (+41 78 810 73 71), Camoghe Hotel (+41 91 946 21 18), Osteria degli amici Hotel (+41 91 930 62 91), spacious living Hotel (+41 79 470 76 16)

Distances from Castles of Bellinzona:

Zurich City: 178.4 KM

Geneva City: 404.9 KM

Basel City: 240.2 KM

Lausanne City: 355.0 KM

Bern City: 252.1 KM

Winterthur City: 210.2 KM

Lucerne City: 141.6 KM

St. Gallen City: 218.7 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "Locarno Airport" is domestic airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 13.8 KM distance from Castles of Bellinzona. Tourists can get here domestic flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Locarno Airport" (13.8) to Bellinzona tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Locarno Airport" (13.8) to Bellinzona tour.

Nearest Train Station: Bellinzona (2.0 KM). Here tourists can get train to Zurich, Bern and Geneva