Autumn in Bellinzona

Experience autumn in Bellinzona and surroundings

Autumn colours the vegetation that frames the Bellinzonese region in red, making the environment milder and more relaxed. The great heat has passed, so it's time to enjoy the streets of the city quietly.

Immerse yourself in the history of the Middle Ages, visit the Castles of Bellinzona in all their splendour among walls and historical museums and finally enjoy a glass of wine and a creamy Risotto: Bellinzona will offer you emotions and relaxation. Strolling through the historic centre, you will not only fall into the footsteps of history, but also embark on a culinary journey!

Plan your visit of the city on Saturday, so you can fully experience the local traditions with the city market, a real institution for Bellinzona. Here you will find local culinary delights and top quality craftsmanship.

Sasso Corbaro Castle in autumn

Explore Bellinzona and its surroundings on foot or on two wheels. Whether you prefer to stay comfortably on an electric bike and enjoy the panorama or walk along the numerous paths through the region, you will find the perfect choice for you!

An unmissable excursion in the Bellinzonese region is the Tibetan Bridge connecting Sementina to Monte Carasso: a 4-hour round tour of the wonders of the characteristic village of Curzútt and the imposing suspension bridge 270 metres long. An experience not to be missed! Curzútt is also easily accessible by cable car from Monte Carasso.

In autumn the grapes are ready, the leaves are tinged with thousand shades of yellow and red and it's harvest time. Discover all the varieties of our typical Merlot Wine by booking a visit or a tasting at one of the many wineries in the area! If you love to get to know the cities through their gastronomy, Bellinzona will be able to offer you an alternative tour to discover all its local delicacies: book now your "Taste My Bellinzona" food tour and you will find 4 stations where you can taste some real local food.

Wines and wine cellars

If, like Goethe, you think that life is too short to drink bad wine, then why not seek out the region of Bellinzona and its excellent wines? The many great quality labels all begin with the grapes.