First impressions after visiting Sirmione, Italy

Updated: October 28, 2018

Medieval walls at Sirmione, ItalySirmione, 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.

Before publishing my in-depth walking tour of Sirmione Lake Garda, I want to share with you my first impressions after visiting Sirmione.

First impressions after visiting Sirmione, Italy

Sirmione 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 beautiful 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.

Amazing location

Sirmione has a very special location in Italy. It is built on an peninsula on Lake Garda. It is located on the south shore of Lake Garda, smack in the middle. 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 Sirmione peninsula boasts a beautiful beach and a stunning view of Lake Garda and the far eastern shore.
The east side of the old town boasts a beautiful beach and a stunning view of Lake Garda and the far eastern shore.
See my photos from Sirmione, Italy

Intricate history

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.
Sirmione, Italy – Tourists walking the old streets and eating gelato.
See my photos from Sirmione, Italy

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.

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