Some of the stories the Pearl of Garda has to tell come from its archeological findings in the numerous lake dwellings, the impressive ruins at “the Grottos of Catullus”, and the Scaligero Fortress. Illustrios poets and famous artists hve experienced and told to the beauty of this famous village. Today it is one of the Lake Garda’s most important tourist attraction and has a considerable number of high quality hotels for even the most demanding clientele. Guests in Sirmione can enjoy the many alterantives the area offers, from the thermal waters, known since ancient times for their curative nature, to the beautiful Monte Baldo and Alto Garda Bresciano Parks, from the theme parks Gardaland and Aquapark Canevaworld, to the renowned local cusine.
Visit Sirmione, in the old city enclosed by the Sirmione Castle there are important places of the past as Grotte di Catullo, on the tip of the peninsula, the remains of one of the largest Roman villas of northern Italy, with a spectacular view of Lake Garda; the Romanesque church of San Pietro in Mavino, of Longobard origins, not far from grotte di Catullo and the church of Santa Maria Maggiore, in the heart of the old town; but besides these historical places there are numerous romantic views to discover leaving the main street and wandering through the narrow streets.