Japan Matsuri 2017

How to reach us

How to reach us

By car, train or by foot! Choose how to reach Japan Matsuri. Getting to the Espocentro is really easy!
Here you will find all the information you need:

Where:Padiglione Espocentro
Via G. Cattori 3
6500 Bellinzona (CH)

The pavilion is just a few steps from the city center, easily reachable with either private or public transport. There also are different parking lots nearby, and many of them are free.
The pavilion is easily accessible for “load and unload” of heavy vehicles as well, and the whole pavilion is accessible for people with handicaps, as it is equipped with stair lift and ramps.

More information on http://www.espocentro.ch.

How to get to Espocentro:
By car:

Driving on the highway A2 (in both directions) take exit “Bellinzona Sud” and follow the directions for Bellinzona, and then for Espocentro. The parking lots will be marked. For more details please look at this advised route.o

By train

Get off at the station “Bellinzona” and follow the following indications to walk towards Espocentro (around 15 minutes). As an alternative, take the bus Nr. 2 at the “Piazzale Stazione” (“Monte Carasso – Sementina – Giubiasco „) and get off at the stop “Bellinzona Espocentro”.

Agreements with some hotels

Thanks to the collaboration with “Bellinzona Turismo”, the visitors of Japan Matsuri will get special prices in some of the Bellinzona Hotels. Once you make your reservation, you just need to tell the Hotel that you are coming to visit Japan Matsuri – Japanese festival, and when you are about to pay you has to show them your entry ticket.

Here you can find all the information about the agreements


Thanks to its unique geographical position, Bellinzona was once seen from the south as the “key to the Alps” and from the north as the “key to Italy”.
Today, its rich historical heritage, left from the Middle Ages, still lives on behind the austere charm of this Lombard town in the foothills of the Alps.