Top things to do in Sirmione

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Sirmione

Grotte di Catullo

Occupying 2 hectares at Sirmione's northern tip, this ruined 1st century AD Roman villa is a picturesque complex of teetering stone arches and tumbledown walls, some three storeys high. It's the largest domestic Rom…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Sirmione

La Rucola 2.0

Boasting a Michelin star, Sirmione's best eatery is a refined affair. A recent makeover lends modern freshness to the experience while the chefs add a touch of class to a menu strong on sea and lake fish. Expect sea…
Castle in Sirmione

Rocca Scaligera

Expanding their influence northwards, the Scaligeri of Verona built this enormous square-cut castle right at the entrance to old Sirmione. Rising out of the still waters of the lake it guards the only bridge into to…
Trattoria in Sirmione

La Fiasca

In this authentic trattoria, tucked away in a backstreet just off the main square, the atmosphere is warm and bustling, and the dishes are packed with traditional Lake Garda produce. Prepare for some gutsy flavours:…
Church in Sirmione

Chiesa San Pietro in Mavino

Sirmione's oldest church and its crumbling bell tower date from the 14th century, though it was built on the site of a much older temple. The frescoes inside also date from the same period, but the attraction here i…
Lombard in Sirmione

Al Boccondivino

Renaissance-style portraits dress the walls and a Roman olive-oil press is glassed in underfoot at this new Sirmione dining spot. The talking point here is the locally matured cheeses and hams as well as tasty pasta…
Museum in Sirmione

Musei di Solferino

The Musei di Solferino displays small cannons, uniforms and gilt-framed paintings of Solferino's 1859 conflict.