Visconti Castle, Locarno

Description

Immerse yourself in the Middle Ages by exploring the Castello Visconteo, with its many rooms, towers and prisons.

There is an interesting view of the city from the tower, while in the halls you can visit an archaeological exhibition and two historical exhibitions dedicated to events of European significance: the Locarno Path of Peace and the exile of the Reformed, which directly marked the city. The experience is completed with a visit to the Lapidarium and the exhibition of 18th century costumes and ceramics.

The Castello Visconteo offers numerous activities, workshops and guided tours to experience the history of the castle at first hand.

Immerse yourself in the Middle Ages by exploring the Castello Visconteo, with its many rooms, towers and prisons.

There is an interesting view of the city from the tower, while in the halls you can visit an archaeological exhibition and two historical exhibitions dedicated to events of European significance: the Locarno Path of Peace and the exile of the Reformed, which directly marked the city. The experience is completed with a visit to the Lapidarium and the exhibition of 18th century costumes and ceramics.

The Castello Visconteo offers numerous activities, workshops and guided tours to experience the history of the castle at first hand.

Important information

The Visconti Castle will be closed to the public from 8 January to 15 March 2024.

Duration

People usually spend 1.5 hours here.

Operating Hours

Open Now
10:00 - 16:30
Location
Getting There

FAQs

Is the Castle accessible to persons with reduced mobility?
Is it possible to enter the Castle in the company of dogs or other animals?
Is it possible to enter the Castle with a pushchair?
Who is entitled to the discounts Ticino Ticket or App Ascona-Locarno?
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