Sirmione, Italy is definitely a popular tourist spot. We visited Sirmione in August and it was filled with tourists. After walking around the village a little bit we immediately realized why Sirmione is such a popular tourist spot in Northern Italy. Read on to find the reasons and see my pictures from Sirmione.
What to expect when visiting Sirmione, Italy
This is a very popular tourist spot in Northern Italy. The first reason for its popularity is the location…it’s an amazing location on Lake Garda (Lago di Garda). Read my in-depth walking tour of Sirmione.
Secondly, it boasts a beautiful medieval village with old walls and narrow cobbled streets. We were very impressed with this very old place and wished we could’ve spent more time here. See my travel photos from Sirmione, Italy.
Sirmione has a very special location in Italy. It was built on an peninsula on Lake Garda. It is located on the south shore of Lake Garda in about the middle part. This beautiful location gives the tourist great views of the lake and the eastern and western shores. It’s just gorgeous!
The east side of the old town boasts a beautiful beach and a stunning view of Lake Garda and the far eastern shore.
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Secondly, Sirmione boasts great history. At the very tip of the peninsula the tourist finds the old medieval village complete with walls and a beautiful entry gate. The narrow streets of the medieval village are just delightful and they are full of shops and delicatessen places.
Sirmione, Italy – Tourists walking the old streets and eating gelato.
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Is it worth visiting Sirmione, Italy?
We loved visiting this beautiful village on Lake Garda and we highly recommend it when touring Northern Italy. With amazing views and warm waters, Lake Garda and especially Sirmione are stunning destinations. Read my in-depth walking tour of Sirmione.