SITE TO VISIT

The Best Heritage and Cultural sites to visit in the Alps. 

 

Unesco heritas sites, Castles and Forts, beautiful Villas, historical Churches, Museum and characteristics Architectures.

 

ExplorAlp Best Esperience, our selection of sites to visit in the Alps.

 

 

BEST CULTURE HERITAGE IN THE ALPS

SAN PIETRO AL MONTE

THE SAN PIETRO AL MONTE ABBEY   The incredible Romanesque San Pietro al Monte abbey is located in the chestnut woods of the Cornizzolo mountain. This place can only be…

VERTEMATE PALACE

VERTEMATE FRANCHI PALACE IN PIURO   Discover and feel the atmosphere of ancient times. The Vertemate Franchi Palace is located in Prosto di Piuro, only two kilometres from Chiavenna.   WHAT TO…

FORT MONTECCHIO

THE WWI MILITARY FORT OF MONTECCHIO IN COLICO   This fort was built in a strategic point nearby the village of Colico, where Valchiavenna and Valtellina meet, just in front…

SEGANTINI MUSEUM

SEGANTINI MUSEUM HOUSE IN ST. MORITZ   Visit the collection of the painter of Engadin landscape is an other good reason for a day in St. Moritz.   Giovanni Segantini…

ROCCA D'ANGERA

ROCCA D'ANGERA GUARDING LAKE MAGGIORE   The Rocca d’Angera proudly stands on a spur of rock that dominates the southern shores of Lake Maggiore. Inside the Rocca, a delightful itinerary…

MUSEGG WALL

THE MUSEGG WALL OF LUCERNE   The celebrated city walls with their nine towers form part of the historic fortifications built around Lucerne from the 13th century. The wall is…

SANTA CATERINA DEL SASSO

HERMITAGE OF SANTA CATERINA DEL SASSO AT THE LAKE MAGGIORE   The sensation of travelling back in time. This journey starts at the lakeside of Arolo, passing beside the old…

HERMITAGE OF MONTECASTELLO

HERMITAGE OF MONTECASTELLO ABOVE THE LAKE GARDA   Located just below the peak of Monte Castello on a spur of rock sheer above the lake Garda, with magnificent panoramic views.…

CASTLES OF BELLINZONA

THE MEDIEVAL CASTLES OF BELLINZONA   The Bellinzona castles are one of Switzerland’s main tourist attractions. Because the ancient walls are still beautifully intact making it one of the only medieval military complexes…

ABBEY OF PIONA

THE ABBEY OF PIONA AND THE PRECIOUS IMPERIAL DROPS   The panoramic and isolated place where the Abbey of Piona is located has an ancient origin. It is a small…