in Bellinzona District of Canton Ticino, Switzerland

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
46.193 and 9.017 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 46° 11' 34" and E 9° 1' 1"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CHF
Spoken languages:
German, French, Italian, Romansh
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:12 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/Zurich
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:44 am and 9:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Switzerland in Western Europe

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Switzerland. Last Update: 2020-07-11 07:20:57

Delve into Bellinzona

Bellinzona in Bellinzona District (Canton Ticino) with it's 16,572 habitants is a city located in Switzerland about 91 mi (or 146 km) south-east of Bern, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bellinzona is now 01:12 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Bellinzona, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Switzerland is Locarno Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Switzerland is Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), East. We saw 2 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Buseno, Cavargna, Arvigo, Santa Maria in Calanca and San Nazzaro Val Cavargna. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 51%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 23% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

27°C (80 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 13th of July 2020

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

24°C (75 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

La Tureta

1,6 mi
Piazza Grande 43
6512 Giubiasco

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 23:00


0,4 mi
Via Henri Guisan 1
6500 Bellinzona

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:30
Weekend: closed

Internazionale Bellinzona Hotel & SPA

0,6 mi
Viale Stazione 35
6500 Bellinzona

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Bellinzona Sud Swiss Quality Hotel

0,9 mi
Autostrada A2
6513 Bellinzona

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 5:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 5:00 - 23:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.


Published: March 03, 2009
Length: 03:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: renedulac

Bellinzona,una bella cittadina del Canton Ticino in Svizzera.Con i suoi castelli e le sue chiese,nel 2000 e' stata dichiarata dall'UNESCO Patrimonio dell'Umanita'.

Bellinzona - Vedeggio 0-1

Published: November 03, 2014
Length: 42:35 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Federazione Ticinese di Calcio

Domenica 2 novembre 2014 si è disputata, presso lo Stadio Comunale di Bellinzona, la 12a giornata del Campionato di 2a Lega. Partita che ha visto opporsi le squadre di Bellinzona e Vedeggio,...

AC Bellinzona - Losone Sportiva (2 lega) 14.09.2014

Published: September 15, 2014
Length: 52:51 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Losone Sportiva

Partita di campionato di seconda lega regionale tra l'AC Bellinzona e la Losone Sportiva terminata 2 a 1 in favore dei granata.

Corteo Güggen sabato 19 febbraio Bellinzona

Published: February 19, 2012
Length: 51:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: cdtweb

Bellinzona, 19 febbraio 2012 - Corteo Güggen a Bellinzona (video Nicola Demaldi)

Castello di Montebello - Bellinzona

Published: June 01, 2014
Length: 12:37 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Andrea Perotti

Una ripresa con il Balde 350 QX e la GoPro Hero2 del Castello di Montebello a Bellinzona.

Aldo & Livio in tour a Bellinzona

Published: January 19, 2015
Length: 25:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Aldo Livio

Aldo & Livio al mercato di Bellinzona.

H0 Modelleisenbahn Bahnhof Castelgrande Bellinzona

Published: June 10, 2009
Length: 50:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jürg Burkhalter

Die Anlage ist digital mit Windigipet über einen PC gesteuert. Das Gelände muss noch etwas warten da die Neuigkeiten betreff Software zuerst voll eingestzt werden.

eHeinz episodio 60: Bellinzona. La città dei castelli.

Published: January 19, 2012
Length: 06:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MySwitzerland

Una città piena di italianità. Bellinzona, la città dei castelli e dei borghi. I Tre Castelli sono il segno caratteristico del capoluogo ticinese e fanno parte del patrimonio dell'Unesco....

Kaese und Weinmarkt in Bellinzona

Published: October 17, 2009
Length: 18:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Karlheinz Dietrich

In Bellinzona gibt es an diesem Wochenende einen kleinen Markt für Tessiner Wein und Tessiner Käse.

Selezione UBS Kids Cup Bellinzona

Published: June 05, 2012
Length: 19:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Giancarlo Spagnolatti

Selezione UBS Kids Cup a Bellinzona il 2.5.2012.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Rabadan is a carnival festival that takes place in the town of Bellinzona, capital of southern canton of Ticino in Switzerland. It is a very lively festival, especially alluring for its sponteaneous popular character. It has been ongoing now for more than 150 years. It attracts people from the rest of Switzerland and neighbouring Italy and during its peak evenings tens of thousands of people take to the streets wearing colourful carnival costumes.

Located at 46.2, 9.01667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Carnivals, Swiss culture

Canton of Bellinzona

Bellinzona was the name of a canton of the Helvetic Republic, with its capital in Bellinzona. The canton was founded in 1798 with the slogan Liberi e svizzeri (Italian for Freemen and Swiss) as a means of remaining a part of Switzerland, rather than being annexed to the Cisalpine client republic. The canton was made up of the four Landvogteien of Bellinzona, Blenio, Leventina and Rivera.

Located at 46.2, 9.01667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of the Helvetic Republic, Former cantons of Switzerland


Carasso and Galbisio are the only fraction of Bellinzona located on the west side of the Ticino river. The patriciate of Carasso is responsible for the management of the forest and other communitary resources of the fraction. Carasso was a municipality of its own until 1907.

Located at 46.2, 9.01667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former municipalities of Ticino

Bellinzona (district)

The district of Bellinzona (Italian: Distretto di Bellinzona also called Belinzonese) is a district of Canton Ticino, Switzerland. It has a population of 48,871 (as of 31 December 2011).

Located at 46.2, 9.01667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Ticino

Federal Criminal Court of Switzerland

Federal Criminal Court of Switzerland 250px Location Bellinzona, Canton Ticino Website www. bstger. ch The Federal Criminal Court, (FCC;German Bundesstrafgericht, French Tribunal pénal féderal, Italian Tribunale penale federale, Romansh Tribunal penal federal, is a court of the Swiss Confederation. Since its inception in 2004, it has been located in Bellinzona.

Located at 46.1897, 9.02056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Federal courts of Switzerland

Stadio Comunale Bellinzona

Stadio Comunale Bellinzona is a multi-use stadium in Bellinzona, Switzerland. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of AC Bellinzona. As of 2009, the stadium has an official capacity of 6,000 people, but could hold up to 20,740. The stadium has 2,000 seats.

Located at 46.1981, 9.0223 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in Ticino, AC Bellinzona, Bellinzona

Bellinzona railway station

Bellinzona railway station (Italian: Stazione di Bellinzona) serves the city of Bellinzona, in the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland. It is on the Swiss Federal Railways' Gotthard line.

Located at 46.1953, 9.02944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Ticino, Railway stations opened in 1874, Swiss Federal Railways stations, Bellinzona, Ticino rapid transit railway stations

Giubiasco railway station

Giubiasco is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Ticino and municipality of Giubiasco. The station is on the Swiss Federal Railways Gotthard railway, between Bellinzona and Lugano, and is the junction point with the Luino–Bellinzona railway that has branches to Locarno and Luino. As a major junction station, Giubiasca has two island platforms serving four platform tracks, together with a number of freight tracks.

Located at 46.1741, 9.00343 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Ticino, Swiss Federal Railways stations, Ticino rapid transit railway stations

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Bellinzona, Bellinzona (source)

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Sant Antonino, Sant Antonino (source)

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Vigana: Alptransit, Camorino, Ceneri Basistunnel, Vigana (source)

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Bellinzona: UNESCO-Castelgrande in, Bellinzona (source)

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Bellinzona: Giubiasco Richtung 3 Castelli di, Bellinzona (source)

capture of the webcam Monte Carasso › South-East

Monte Carasso › South-East, Monte Carasso (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bellinzona, Bellinzone, Belinzona, ZDI, ベッリンツォーナ, Bilitio, Беллинцона