Culture in Bellinzona and Valleys

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Make your vacation in Bellinzona and Valleys an unforgettable experience! We have put together our suggestions for the most beautiful places to visit and attractions available here. Enjoy discovering!
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Historical Site · Gotthard Group
Val Tremola: Gotthard-Reisepost 1830 - 1882
Val Tremola ist das schicksalrechst und gefährlichst Wegstrecke der Gotthard-Reisepost. 1830-1882 Bültezeit der historische Reisepost mit Pferden über den St. Gotthard.
Museum · Bellinzona and Valleys
Sasso San Gotthardo
HISTORISCHE FESTUNG; Einstig streng geheim, heute ein einzigartiges Museum. Diverse geführte Rundgänge, Indiviueller Rundgang, diverse Ausstellungen. Fazinierende Kristall Ausstellung
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Museum · Bellinzona and Valleys
Sasso San Gottardo
Once TOP SECRET - today a unique museumThe unique museum "Sasso San Gottardo" is located in the huge caverns of the former Gotthard fortress deep inside the mountain. The fortress on the Gotthard Pass was one of the largest underground defence installations in Switzerland and was still operated as a top-secret military facility until 2001.
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Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castelgrande
Das Castelgrande ist eine Höhenburg oberhalb der Stadt Bellinzona im schweizerischen Kanton Tessin.
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Church · Bellinzona and Valleys
Santi Pietro e Stefano
Die Kirche Santi Pietro e Stefano ist Sitz der katholischen Kirchengemeinde des Stadtzentrums und befindet sich an der Piazza Collegiata.
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Museum · Bellinzona and Valleys
Nationales St. Gotthard-Museum
An Alpine pass and its history – a museum at 2,100 metres above sea level.The National St Gotthard Museum tells the gripping story of humanity’s long, arduous struggle to open up and constantly improve the Gotthard Pass as a major trade and traffic route.
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Church · Bellinzona and Valleys
Osadigo: Weiler an den hängen des Val Chironico
Hoch über den Val Chironico ist die kleine Dorfgemeinschaft Cala.
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Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castle of Sasso Corbaro
Named for its location on a rock that is as dark as a crow’s feathers (from dialect “corbatt”), this is a typical Sforza fortress built in a basic geometrical shape. The dungeon and lookout tower are nestled in a square courtyard surrounded by high walls.
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Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castle of Montebello
Bellinzona’s second castle dominates Castelgrande from above on Montebello hill, perched ninety metres above the city.
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Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castelgrande and the wall
The Fortress of Bellinzona is the largest and the only example of a defensive structure still visible in Europe consisting of several castles and a large defensive wall. Originally built by the Dukes of Milan as a defense against Confederate invasion, it blocked the entire Ticino Valley northwards.
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