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貝林佐納(Bellinzona)的防禦工事,是阿爾卑斯山區最經典的防禦型建築之一。這個由城堡、城墻、高塔、和城門組成的要塞,贏得無數人的讚嘆。

In earlier times, the medieval castles of Castelgrande, Castello Montebello and Castello Sasso Corbaro protected the city they now adorn. Only remnants now remain of the fortress walls that once surrounded Bellinzona. Bellinzona was a very important line of defence for the ancient Romans, and the first written reference dates back to 590.

Castelgrande, also known as Castello di San Michele or Burg Uri, is the oldest of these 13th century castles. Two towers, Torre Nera (28 metres) and Torre Bianca (27 metres) dominate Bellinzona's Old Town. The Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Art are located in the Castelgrande.

Castello Montebello, also known as Schwyz or San Martino, and the castle with the highest elevation, Corbaro Sasso – once known as Unterwalden or Santa Barbara, are among the best preserved medieval castles in Switzerland and are Unesco World Cultural Heritage sites.


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Tracing the steps of salami making with little Artù


There is a culinary aspect to Castello di Montebello in Bellinzona. On the tour, the visitors hear about the secret of the “salame dei castelli”. They can watch how this Ticino speciality is produced and may even taste it..



Exploring the castles of Bellinzona with Artù

Artù, the little tourist train, starts in the old town and brings the guests conveniently to the castles of Montebello and Sasso Corbaro. At the most important historic monuments and attractions, the train stops to let the visitors get off and on.
The tour lasts about 1 ½ hours and tickets can be purchased directly on site or at Bellinzona Tourism.

Artù, the small castles train.

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Time required
2 to 4 hours (half day)
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10 to 13 years, 14+ years
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Children, Families, Groups
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文化, Education, Urban

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UNESCO World Heritage ticket

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Eleven places are on the roster of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Convince yourself of the uniqueness of these places by visiting them.

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Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino Turismo
Palazzo Civico
6500 Bellinzona
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Fax +41 (0)91 821 41 20
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Phone +41 (0)91 825 21 31
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