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First time being to Bellinzona it was an experience, the place are a small town, went there on Sat morning which was their weekend market, they sell all part of cheese, vegetables and clothing, nice weather to walk around, will definitely visit The place again
This large impressive fortress is lovely to wander the grounds, check out the museum, have lunch in the wonderful looking restaurant (closed on Mondays!) and walk down to town alone the ramparts and old walls. There is a lift to the top which is great...More
A stunning city surrounded with castle walls and the main castle at the centre. A great place to wander around through the day with access to the inner parts of the castle walls and a cafe in the main central courtyard.
The town Bellinzona is cosy and full of Saturday shoppers. We started at the Town Hall and made our way through the old city square (actually a triangle) to take an elevator or walk up to Castlegrande from where we were surrounded by the mountains....More
The castles are interesting and very well maintained - they all have lovely views over the town and surrounding mountains. In our opinion there are much more complete and dramatic castles in northern Europe but these are definitely worth a visit especially as they are...More
Bellinzona is a little town in Switzerland, very clean, cozy, beautiful. It is mostly known for it’s 3 castles, which are considered Unesco Heritage. Amazing views from the castles. One is on one side, two others on the opposite side. Worth seing!
The 3 castles of Bellinzona are striking, imposing structures that give tourists a feel of life in the Roman era. A short distance from Lagabo, and an hour or so from Milano, this place should be on the itinerary of every history student in that...More
We saw this castle primarily as it is on the UNESCO list.
It looks striking in the approach to the town. It is perfectly restored also. However, other than the history and architecture, I felt like there wasn't anything otherwise to see. Grand site but...More