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SirmioneItaly

After walking along the peninsula to see its historic sites, rest and relax at this town’s spa that channels Lake Garda’s hot springs.

Among the highlights of Lake Garda, Sirmione is a medieval wonder with a castle and many churches. See its intriguing archeological site and thermal springs. Stroll through the quaint historic center to imagine life around the lake as it was centuries ago.

The Old Town area is on the Sirmio Peninsula jutting into the lake, offering picturesque panoramic views. On the northern tip of this land lie the ruins of the Grotto of Catullus. Capture photos of the dramatic scenery of the lake as a backdrop to the surviving vestiges of the Roman villa. Visit the site’s museum to learn about the structure.

On the same peninsula is the iconic Scaliger Castle, surrounded by water. Learn about its history as a fortification to defend Verona. Gaze up at its corner towers and cross the drawbridge to enter the castle to explore its museum.

Notice the lovely religious structures, such as the 8th-century Church of San Pietro. The 15th-century Santa Maria Maggiore is another iconic church nearby.

In addition to its castles and Roman ruins, Sirmione has thermal springs. Luxuriate in the Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center, which channels pools of warm water from the lake’s springs. The retreat offers massages, training exercises and a freshwater pool.

The area has a pleasant climate, with long, hot summer days and a refreshing breeze that encourages windsurfers. Winters are mild and sunny.

The commune is between the towns of Desenzano del Garda and Peschiera del Garda on the southern shoreline of Lake Garda. It is part of the Brescia province in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. Fly to Verona Villafranca Airport, which is just 22 miles (35 kilometers) east of town. Reach other towns of Lake Garda via boats from the jetty at the town’s port.

The castles and churches of Sirmione transport you back in time, while the hot springs ensure your trip offers plenty of relaxation.

Top hotels in Sirmione

Broglia
Broglia
4 out of 5
Via Piana 34, Sirmione, BS
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Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center and Scaliger Castle. Church of Santa Maria ...

3.8/5Good! (174 reviews)
Well-placed hotel, but in need of modernisation.

"The hotel is well-placed with a nice, clean pool area. Given its location, it's an easy walk to the castle and the main part of the town, the ferry terminal and the park. Breakfast was included, and consisted of a good range of cold meats, jams pastries etc but no hot food. There was an outdoor, ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019

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Appartamenti Primavera Sirmione
Appartamenti Primavera Sirmione
via XXV Aprile, 38, Sirmione
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Situated in Sirmione, this beach apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Church of Santa Maria della Neve, Scaliger Castle and Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness ...

4.1/5Very Good! (26 reviews)

"Apartment was super clean with plenty of storage and equipment in the kitchen. The apartment itself is quite dated in its decor and could do with some modernisation. The view from the balcony was absolutely awesome and we couldn’t fault it. We stayed for 2 nights and were only provided with one small ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

Appartamenti Primavera Sirmione
Poggio al Lago
Poggio al Lago
via San Remo 1, Sirmione, BS
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Located in the heart of Sirmione, this apartment building is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Scaliger Castle and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center. ...

3.4/5Good! (17 reviews)
could be better

"Never go there again! TV was like from 70's and didn't work.Wi Fi is very weak.there is almost nothing in the kitchen, you have to bring your own tools and the hostess is not nice at all."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2014

Poggio al Lago
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Sirmione

Appartamenti Primavera Sirmione
Appartamenti Primavera Sirmione
via XXV Aprile, 38, Sirmione

Situated in Sirmione, this beach apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Church of Santa Maria della Neve, Scaliger Castle and Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness ...

4.1/5Very Good! (26 reviews)

"Apartment was super clean with plenty of storage and equipment in the kitchen. The apartment itself is quite dated in its decor and could do with some modernisation. The view from the balcony was absolutely awesome and we couldn’t fault it. We stayed for 2 nights and were only provided with one small ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

Appartamenti Primavera Sirmione
Poggio al Lago
Poggio al Lago
via San Remo 1, Sirmione, BS

Located in the heart of Sirmione, this apartment building is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Scaliger Castle and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center. ...

3.4/5Good! (17 reviews)
could be better

"Never go there again! TV was like from 70's and didn't work.Wi Fi is very weak.there is almost nothing in the kitchen, you have to bring your own tools and the hostess is not nice at all."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2014

Poggio al Lago
La Corona 13
La Corona 13
Via Verona, 11, Sirmione, Lombardy

Situated on the waterfront, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Provenza Cantine, Scaliger Castle and Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center. ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Aufenthalt in Sirmione

"Das Objekt hat eine sehr gute Lage direkt am See .Die Wohnung sehr schön und neuwertig.Der Blick vom Balkon direkt auf den See ,ein Traum ! Ausstattung alles nötige vorhanden.Es wäre alles perfekt gewesen ,wenn nicht am 2.Tag der Pool gesperrt worden wäre! Auch keine Entschädigung dafür! Schade"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2020

La Corona 13
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Sirmione

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5/5 - Excellent

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17 Oct 2019

Lovely place.

5/5 - Excellent

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6 Oct 2019

Boat trip around Sirmione definitely recommended to see the beautiful place from the sea. Roman Villa was exceptional and fab location to hotel

5/5 - Excellent

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29 Sep 2019

Boat ferries to most towns in southern Lake Garda at good price. Walk to old town and shuttle bus options. Speedboat trip around Sirmione was exciting and good value (€10)

5/5 - Excellent

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24 Sep 2019

Sirmione and Hotel Eden are excellent for a relaxing holiday. Stroll around, stop and read a book, have a drink occasionally. Every restaurant we used was a good standard - although the menus were repetitive from one to another.

5/5 - Excellent

Mark

23 Sep 2019

Beautiful old town feel, quaint square and cobbled side streets with numerous bars, coffee shops and restaurants.

5/5 - Excellent

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15 Sep 2019

Lovely place full of shops and bars.great place boat trips brilliant

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