the first settlement on the Castelgrande Hill goes back to the years 5500-5000
BC. The first walled building is dated from the IV th century when it became known as Castle magnum (Castlegrande) from the XIV th centry. The remarkable white and the black towers are part of Bellinzona skyline. The castle is easily accessible on foot from the lower town centre from where you get a magnificent view.


The castles  legends
For more information :


Castle offer & events...



Known legend

more information to come.