Bellinzona is near a diverse collection of Ticino’s well-known sights. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the fascinating Three Castles of Bellinzona and the incredible Piazza Grande. If you have time, don’t miss the Madonna del Sasso and Parco Ciani.
Vacationers in Bellinzona, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, will love the cultural attractions nearby. Take a guided tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the beautiful displays at Casa Camuzzi in Lugano. The area is a great destination for lovers of art. Don’t miss the Museum of Modern Art in Lugano and the Cantonal Art Museum.
If the sun is shining, do what the locals do and appreciate the nearby green spaces. To discover the native flora and fauna, drive out to Mount Generoso in Rovio and Mount Caslano in Caslano.
Pista La Resega, Lugano is a great place to experience Ticino’s passion for ice hockey, and to see local heroes, the HC Lugano, in action. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear black, white and yellow, the colors of the HC Lugano.
At the end of a day enjoying the charms of Bellinzona, stay the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. The Hotel Britannia Excelsior, Griante, the Hotel Bellagio and the Grand Hotel Cadenabbia, Griante are just some of the many great places to stay around here.