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Castello di Montebello

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Address: Bellinzona, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41(0)91 8251342
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2nd of the 3 Bellizona Castles

Be sure to see this one as well as the other 2. It's halfway between Castelgrande and Sasso Corbaro and worth the time to tour it. Great views of the surrounding Alps and Lake... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Be sure to see this one as well as the other 2. It's halfway between Castelgrande and Sasso Corbaro and worth the time to tour it. Great views of the surrounding Alps and Lake Maggiore as well.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

You can walk all around the wall of the castle, getting the magnificent view and taking in the view over the draw bridge. No inside ticket is necessary.

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Thank MaryLeeTraveler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Absolutely LOVED it. What a view, what a beautiful location. Throwback in time and the kids loved exploring the castle grounds .

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Thank Schnitz78
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This is such a nice location that offer fresh feeling and relaxing time here. The castle is attractively decorated and calm feeling for visitors

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This was my favourite castle of Bellinzona to visit: it's large, winding and there are many nooks to explore. The museum part is interesting and the views are fantastic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

A steep climb...be prepared for that..the pathway and castle itself are well maintained...view from the top is good..

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Sursee, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Don't be deceived when looking up at this castle from the valley - it is quite large and worth the effort to get there. Well preserved, well tended, and with a very fortress-y and ancient feel. The grounds outside are expansive and well groomed. My baby son took his first steps on the grass here. Best to drive up to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

What an amazing place. This castle was larger and well protected and has the "heft" of ancient times. I kept missing the little train, but he waited for me on the last trip.

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1 Thank Pam K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Very well maintained castle with lots of original items such as the grape press at the enteance and the walk-throughs towards the upper rings. There you are able to wander around the positions of the guards and dream away into the Middle Ages, enjoying the stunning view over the valley and the city of Bellinzona. Out of the three Bellinzona... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Great view on Bellinzona's old town. It's a short walk from the central square and offers a good view on the town and the other two castles. It is well maintained and has a small museum. The latter has not much to see though and costs CHF 5 per person to visit it. Great manicured lawn to sit in the... More 

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