Sirmione, the Pearl of Garda famous in the world for a dream holiday

Sirmione, The Pearl of Garda – Sirmione, wonderful location in the province of Brescia, is called “Pearl of Garda” for the beauty of its landscapes. Famous all over the world as a tourist destination, Sirmione is the ideal place to spend your holidays.

Places to visit

One thing is certain: the tourists who choose Sirmione for their holidays will have an infinite number of wonderful places to visit. On the tip of the peninsula of Sirmione, in a charming panoramic position, there are the remains of a huge roman villa. They are called “Grotte di Catullo”, a construction that is thought to belong to the Latin poet Catullus¬†and contains frescoes dating back to the first and second centuries BC.

Sirmione Castle, Lake Garda, Lombardy, Italy
Sirmione Castle, Lake Garda, Lombardy, Italy by Yilmaz Oevuenc

There is also the Medieval Castle. Set on a cliff, it is completely surrounded by Lake Garda. Its structure is typically medieval, with an impressive facade characterized by three tall towers decorated with battlements. Impossible not to admire the castle of Sirmione, an important example of fortification dock, which originally was intended to defend the border land between the Scaliger possessions and the Republic of Venice. A visit will give you also a wonderful view of the lake.

Interesting to see is also the Palazzo Maria Callas. It is located in the town center, in piazza Carducci. Dated to the end of the eighteenth century, in nowadays an important venue. While in the historic center are a must see the church of S. Maria, with its cloister and the church of San Pietro in Romanesque style.

Things to do in Sirmione

Sirmione is a place where you certainly will not be bored. The tourists during the day can enjoy sunbathing at one of the many beautiful beaches. The utmost relaxation is assured even from the spa. Sirmione is famous for being on of the most popular and frequented thermal centers in Italy. So with its spa Sirmione is a unique place for a relaxing and rejuvenating. You can then spend some time shopping, and thanks to the restaurants and pizzerias you can discover the typical dishes of the local cuisine. In the evening, however, Sirmione lights up like a little Paris and the fun is guaranteed in local clubs.

Sirmione, Lombardy, Italy
Sirmione, Lombardy, Italy by Vanessa

Where to stay

There are different solutions offered to tourists in Sirmione. Hotels, bed and breakfast, cottages, residences, facilities to stay in a comfortable and be welcomed at best are numerous. One of these is the Villa Cortine Palace Hotel, a magnificent hotel in the heart of Sirmione, surrounded by a beautiful park of five acres. It has 54 guestrooms, some of which overlook the greenery of the park, while others offer views of lake Garda. The hotel is also equipped with many amenities, including tennis court, swimming pool and private dock.

How to stay informed

To find useful and detailed information on Sirmione the ideal is to consult Brescia Tourism, tourist board of Brescia, which makes the visitor know everything that is necessary to live a great holiday. Brescia Tourism provides you with useful information about Sirmione, Lake Garda, advising you with detailed descriptions of the hotels to stay overnight.

Today, especially for tourists who come from abroad, organizing the perfect vacation is much easier with the app. A perfect guide is the mobile app of Brescia Tourism, to know the area and live a dream vacation. For the link to mobile app and for a useful information, events and travel guide hotels in Brescia and Garda Lake see the official tourist board website of Brescia

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