A walk in Bellinzona
Explore the best streets of Bellinzona and the castle in the center of town.
How to reach Bellinzona, and detailed route instructions.
Facts Town walk Bellinzona with one castle
Hiking time: 0h40
Elevation: 223 - 278 m
Distance: 2.3 km
Region: Lake Maggiore (Ticino)
About this town walk
This self-guided walk in Bellinzona allows you to explore the town center with the Piazza Nosetto and Piazza Collegiata (town squares), the town hall (Palazzo Civico) and the Castelgrande (Great Castle). More information about the castles of Bellinzona can be found here.
We recommend to allocate 1.5 hours to allow you to have a quick look inside the castle and to take pictures along the way. Take more time for an extensive look, to have lunch and visit the museum.
A longer alternative to this route, including all three castles, can be found here.