Centro Storico Sirmione

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9000Gent
Ghent, Belgium257 contributions
a must see
Sep 2020
The historical centre of Sirmione is really worth seeing, alltough it can be really crowded. After breakfast is in my opinion the best time to visit. Do go to Jamaica beach, very nice place.
Written September 23, 2020
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Alessandro F
Milan, Italy25,326 contributions
A succession of medieval views and beautiful views on the lake
Sep 2020 • Solo
The particular of this city is that’s on a narrow peninsula so together with beautiful monuments you can see on right and on left side the lake.
Gorgeous
Written September 3, 2020
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Tornado0963
Hamburg, Germany2,174 contributions
Beautiful, but crowded
Aug 2020 • Family
The city of Sirmione is on the tip of a peninsula on the South coast of Lago di Garda. Big parking spaces before you arrive, costing 2,50€ per hour. From there you walk 5-10 minutes to the city gates.

Mind you grab a lemonade on the left hand side of the bridge before you enter: 3,50€ a glass, but really nice and refreshing.

The city is small and it is hard to avoid the masses of tourists. Yet, there is many lovely little places to discover. The place is fully focussed on tourism, so you will only find restaurants, ice cream places, tourist shops and hotels. No infrastructure of a normal city left. I also find it awkward that there are cars driving around in the very narrow streets...

All in all a lovely little city, but tourism has destroyed its heart...
Written August 11, 2020
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sashacinus
Milan, Italy123 contributions
Not to miss
Feb 2020 • Solo
I know this area well but had never been to Sirmione in the low season. Actually better. few tourists and discovered a hidden area: the lake walk right by the water, beginning right after you have passed thru the castle's gardens and the pebble beach. it is very good. narrow sidewalk but takes you around the almost entire right side of the penisola to the furtherest point. discovered an ancient church from year 1000 on top of the extreme point, Saint Peter in Mavino. great to have it all to myself. definately worth a low season outing👍 afar from the tourist hoards. a great feb break.
Written February 13, 2020
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Ochre999
Goring-on Thames, UK247 contributions
Beauriful
Jan 2020 • Couples
Our first day. We were staying in hotel Mauro and walked the 40 minutes or so along the lake to the peninsula. We did have the most glorious weather, even though a tiny bit chilly. It was really fantastic and all the sights along the way breathtaking. Lake Garda stretches almost further than the eye can see with its beautiful clear sparkling water lapping at the shore. How lucky I felt to see this place in January when it is so quiet. Yes , a lot of places are closed but I'd exchange that for the crowds anyday! The castle is the most incredible backdrop, the Maria Callas parc a well kept and peaceful place to walk around. The ruins well preserved allowing you to drift away, imagining the Roman soldiers that were once its protectors. We had a lovely day, walked 16,500 steps buy worth every aching muscle! What a perfect part of Italy. Have a gelato, a plate of pasta or pizza along the way. And then coffee, you couldn't ask for much more!
Written January 27, 2020
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Manolis Koutsogiannakis
Athens, Greece30 contributions
Time has stopped at Sirmione of Lago di Garda.
Dec 2019
A small picturesque village built on a strip of land, invading Lake Garda from its southern shores. Sirmione extends over the entire width of this small peninsula, resulting in it being on the water on its East and West side as well. This gives to the village a beautiful uniqueness. The architecture of the village has hardly changed since the Venetian era. There are no cars in Sirmione. Parking outside the village is not an easy task, although there are many municipality parking spaces for a non high fee.
Written December 21, 2019
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MikesWorld1111
Nice, France651 contributions
Very romantic and charming
Nov 2019
Just after entering the city over a drawbridge we found the castle which was worth the visit. It was very pleasant to wonder around the narrow streets of the village. On one side are some pebble beaches with ducks and swans swimming around. We had a very nice lunch in a restaurant overlooking the castle.
Written December 1, 2019
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lior r
Beersheba, Israel68 contributions
Nice example of an old italian city
Nov 2019
The city is build on a peninsula in lake Garda.
the car entrance is controlled. the buildings close to the entrance are typical medieval construction and when you go a little far, in direction of the end of the peninsula you start getting 20th century low buildings and villas.
The Maria Calas garden and the promenade are a must.
There also is a Castle "Castello Scaligero", a fine example of the defense concept of the Scaligero, just be advised that to get the best view you must be ready to clime a lot of stairs.
Written November 25, 2019
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GeoffGuiseley
Guiseley, UK226 contributions
Fascinating old town
Nov 2019 • Couples
We were coming from the far side of Verona and navigating the complicated road system around the city proved to be a slow and disorientating process – thank heavens for SatNav.

In November a lot of the hotels in Sirmione are closed and there are relatively few tourists around. The location of the castle and the little promontory at the bottom of Lake Garda is outstanding. We walked all round it and were lucky that visibility over Lake Garda improved through the day. The little village is picturesque and there were quite a few businesses open – it must get very busy in the summer. We didn’t visit the interior of the castle as we gathered it was not particularly interesting but it looked impressive enough from the outside.

A place I have always wanted to visit so that’s another one ticked off, and well worth the trip.
Written November 21, 2019
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RuthCuritiba_Brazil
Curitiba, Brazil107 contributions
quaint
Nov 2019
full of hotels, restaurants, shops, and ice cream. What more could you ask for in narrow streets, flowering vines and friendly ducks?!
Written November 5, 2019
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