What to visit in Sirmione, the city on the water

Jul 30, 2021 270

BY: Martina Zito

Situated in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, on its own peninsula that juts out into the Garda lake for about four kilometers, Sirmione is a privileged destination for many Italians, especially for its precious thermal waters.

The first settlements in Sirmione were in Neolithic; from the first century BC, as well as for other areas of the lake, the tip of the peninsula became a place for Verona’s wealthy families, including the Valeri, the family of the poet Catullus, who dedicated an ode to the beauty of Sirmione.

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SOURCE: https://italian-traditions.com

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