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Weekend in Sirmione: what to do and see in two days 

Weekend in Sirmione: what to do and see in two days 

Sirmione, the enchanting village located on the southern shore of Lake Garda: the perfect destination for a weekend of relaxation and history. With its cobblestone streets, thermal waters, and breathtaking views, Sirmione is the ideal destination for anyone looking to take a break from the daily routine.

In this article, we propose a two-day itinerary that will allow you to discover everything Sirmione has to offer. All while riding your Vespa, rented from Rent Garda Lake in Peschiera del Garda! 

Morning: Vespa rental, arrival in Sirmione and Castello Scaligero

Your weekend starts in Peschiera del Garda with the rental of one or more Vespas from Rent Garda Lake. This way, you can easily move between the towns of Garda, reaching Sirmione via a scenic road along the lake.

Once you arrive in Sirmione, begin your visit with the Castello Scaligero, an imposing medieval fortress that dominates the entrance to the village. The castle dates back to the 13th century and offers spectacular views of Lake Garda. Walking on the drawbridge and among its ancient walls, you can fully immerse yourself in the historical atmosphere of the place.    

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Afternoon: Grotte di Catullo and Jamaica Beach

After exploring the castle and stopping for a quick lunch, continue your visit by heading to the Grotte di Catullo: the remains of a majestic Roman villa located at the tip of the peninsula. It is an archaeological site surrounded by a natural park that offers wonderful views of the lake, making it impossible not to stop for some photos.

For a moment of relaxation, you can visit the nearby Jamaica Beach which, with its smooth rocks and crystal-clear waters, is perfect for a break and some sunbathing.

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Evening: dinner and walk along the Lakeside

End your first day with dinner at one of the lakeside restaurants. Sirmione offers numerous culinary options, from traditional Italian dishes to local specialties. After dinner, enjoy an evening stroll through the center of Sirmione, admiring the lights reflecting on the water and breathing in the fresh evening air of the lake.

Day 2

Morning: Sirmione Thermal Baths

Start the second day with a visit to the Sirmione Thermal Baths, famous for their healing thermal waters. They offer a wide range of wellness treatments, thermal pools, and saunas, perfect for relaxing and starting the day well.

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Afternoon: exploring nearby towns by Vespa

After a relaxing morning, it’s time to get back on your Vespa and set off to discover the nearby towns. Head to Desenzano del Garda, another popular destination on Lake Garda, just 12 minutes away from Sirmione. Stroll along the port, visit the castle, and stop for some gelato at one of the artisanal gelaterias in the center.

Finally, towards the evening, return to Peschiera del Garda. Return the Vespa to Rent Garda Lake and stop in the center for an aperitif, admiring the historical fortifications and the historic setting overlooking the town’s canals

Rent Garda Lake tours

If you prefer a guided experience, Rent Garda Lake also offers organized tours that allow you to explore the region with the help of local experts. Whether you want to discover the natural beauty of Lake Garda, visit wineries and taste local wines, or simply enjoy a scenic ride, you can find the perfect tour for you on our website.

In conclusion

By renting a Vespa from Rent Garda Lake, you can explore Garda in a unique and fun way. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover Sirmione and the nearby towns by Vespa: it will be an experience you will cherish forever! Contact us now for more information

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