Fortress of Bellinzona

World Heritage Days 2024: Fortress of Bellinzona


The UNESCO World Heritage properties in Switzerland open their doors and invite you into the world of our Heritage with unique experiences! 

Would you like to learn more about UNESCO World Heritage in Switzerland? Follow in the footsteps of our Heritage on the weekend of 08th and 09th of June 2024! The World Heritage Days offer unique insights into the diverse natural and cultural treasures of Switzerland and allow views that are otherwise often denied to visitors.


08 June 2024

During World Heritage Days, various activities will take place in the fortress of Bellinzona between the three castles. It starts with a guided tour of the historic centre and Castel Grande in costume. From 10 a.m. always at Castel Grande there will be the medieval enactment of the Spada nella Rocca (Sword in the Fortress) that will propose medieval animation to relive customs and traditions of the past, many activities for all tastes. There will also be special guided tours of the exhibitions in the 3 Castles.


Registration for the guided tours (max 20 participants): More information will follow.

Fortress of Bellinzona
Piazza Nosetto
6500 Bellinzona
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