Pretty and elegant town in Lombardy, famous since ancient times for its majestic baths. It is the town of Sirmione, in the province of Brescia, located between Lake Garda and the Italian Alps, which extends for over 4 km, most of which are crossed by the imposing stone walls of the Rocca Scaligera. In the historic center it is possible to appreciate rocky portals, ancient walls and the famous "Grotte di Catullo", an imposing building built around the I century BC. Also not to be missed is a visit to the Rocca Scaligera: the high towers of the Rocca are visible also outside the walls of Sirmione. The church of Santa Maria Maggiore, also called Santa Maria della Neve, is worth a visit. It is a cult building dating back to the 15th century, which houses magnificent frescoes, as well as the Church of San Pietro in Mavinas, from the Latin "in summas vineas". ", Which literally means" among the tall vineyards ", and in fact the building is located outside the historical center in an elevated position compared to the rest of the city.
The town of Sirmione is well connected to the main towns of the province and is easily accessible from the municipalities of Milan, Brescia, Desenzano del Garda and Verona.
From Milan and Brescia, it is necessary to take the A4 motorway (called "Serenissima") until the exit of Sirmione. For the parking of the car recommended, the paid parking area in Piazzale Monte Baldo.
The Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione railway station is served by the Trenitalia and Trenord companies and offers connections to the main regional stations. Scheduled daily trips to the stations of Milan and Brescia. To find timetables, destinations and to book the ticket, we recommend that you consult the website of the transport companies.
The city of Sirmione is connected to the center of Brescia and Desenzano del Garda through the buses of the Autolinee SAIA company.