Bellinzona, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bellinzona, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Bellinzona, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bellinzona, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Bellinzona, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bellinzona, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bellinzona, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Bellinzona, Switzerland by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Bellinzona in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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February

February in Bellinzona is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally. There is frost about a third of the time.

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March

March in Bellinzona is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

April in Bellinzona is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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May

In May, Bellinzona is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bellinzona, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you visit Bellinzona during June, you may see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

July for Bellinzona is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

In August, Bellinzona is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bellinzona, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in Bellinzona is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you go to Bellinzona in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November for Bellinzona can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

If you go to Bellinzona in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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Activities for Bellinzona, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bellinzona.

If you plan go to a monastery, like Monastero di Santa Maria, take the following:

Castle hopping? For Castello di Sasso Corbaro, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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