Sirmione and the Peninsula of the Poets
17 May 2016
Among the incredible stops the #inLombardia365 tour will make between Brescia and Lake Garda, there’s one place that is simply magical….
Sirmione, adored by artists and poets throughout history for its charming atmosphere and natural beauty, this gorgeous destination welcomes you with a long history on Lake Garda. Between the many opportunities to indulge in a vacation for those seeking relaxation, local eats, and authentic hospitality, these 4 km offer the best of the best on Lake Garda. Among ancient ruins at the “Caves of Catullo” and the Scaliger Castle, which extends out onto the water, there’s no shortage of things to see and do here. Although if you get tired while walking around, there’s a fantastic spa between the two! Featuring high quality hotels and a unique landscapes like nowhere else, Sirmione is the perfect place to plan a summer vacation.
We suggest exploring the Caves of Catullo, where you can walk among the ruins of a Roman Villa in an archaeological park spanning over 20,000 sq. meters before exploring some of the local churches and historic center, characterized by the narrow steets and stone walls. Don’t miss out on the “Passeggiata delle Muse”, a path that takes you from the historic center to the Lido delle Bionde, an extraordinary itinerary that follows the coast on one of the most beautiful beaches on the southern end.