Image 0 - Swiss Castle Day
Image 1 - Swiss Castle Day
Image 2 - Swiss Castle Day
Image 3 - Swiss Castle Day

Swiss Castle Day

9th Swiss Castles Day

Take note of the date of the next Swiss Castles Day, which will be held on Sunday 6 October 2024.


Sasso Corbaro
Strange animals (creative workshop on registration - max. 20 participants)
Afternoon for children and young people aged 6 to 14

2 p.m. - 4.45 p.m.
Story on Kamishibai (theatre of Japanese origin) and workshop construction of "Smilizi" (large paper animals)

4.45 p.m.
Parade in the castle courtyard where participants can show their work to their parents

5.00 p.m. - 5.15 p.m. 
End of activity

A snack will be offered to all children during the afternoon

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Stories on the rock (archaeology workshop upon registration) with Emanuela Guerra Ferretti, cultural mediator of the Ticino Archaeological Association (AAT).

Activity for children and young people to discover the rock engravings of the first men who inhabited the Alpine arc.

Duration approx. 1h / max. 15 participants (school age)

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Archaeology Montebello (themed guided tour upon registration) with Moira Morinini Pé, collaborator of the Cantonal Office for Cultural Heritage (UBC)

Duration approx. 1h / max. 15 participants (for all)

10 a.m. - 12 noon / 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Exhibition Hidden Treasures
in cooperation with the Meride Fossil Museum

Spectacular blow-ups of marine fossils immortalised by marine photographer Franco Banfi. Adults and children can experience immersive Augmented Virtual Reality and dive into the Middle Triassic sea 240 million years ago.

For everyone without registration.

Activities must be booked in advance and are included in the ticket price. For registration and further information, please contact Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino Turismo on 091 825 21 31 or visit the website www.bellinzonaevalli.ch


  • OPENING Sun: 10.00 - 17.00
  • CATEGORIES Exhibitions and fairs