Sirmione Tourism, Italy

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Situated in Lombardy, Northern Italy, Sirmione is a walled historic town in the Province of Brescia. The comune also includes the town of Colombre. With a total area of 33 sq.km, the population of the city is more than 8,320.

The earliest known traces of the city’s history dates back to 6th-5th century BC. During the 1st Century BC, Sirmione became a resort for wealthy families and then royalties of Verona. It got fortified in the late Roman era, and also served as a judiciary capital under the kingdom of Lombard. A monastery and church was founded by Ansa, wife of King Desiderius.

It became a part of Italian Kingdom in 1860 when it was acquired by the empire of Habsburg. Sirmione encompasses the best of travel in Italy, there are a host of possibilities for the intrepid traveller.

The beautiful Scaliger Castle and the drawbridge fortified harbour is the most important tourist attraction of the town. In addition, this ancient place is much known among visitors for its charming resorts along the lake and the markets on the lakesides that draw in many customers on a regular basis.

Sirmione Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Sirmione tips for your visit

  • Take a pair of footwear, something like crocs while you’re on beach as there are pointy stones spread across the sands.
  • Watch out your belongings. During the high time of tourists visiting, there are chances of getting pick-pocketed.

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Facts and Stats for Sirmione*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sirmione

    Know the pollution level of Sirmione before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 77.78 (High)
    • Water Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 28.85 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 60.94 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 55.77 (Moderate)
  • Sirmione: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sirmione for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sirmione.

    • Burglary and Theft 63.46 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 69.23 (High)
    • Car Stealing 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 69.23 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 64.29 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 32.69 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.36 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.77 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 69.23 (High)
  • Living in Sirmione - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sirmione is 139.24 (High)

    • Safety Index 42.37 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.01 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 75.86 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.06 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.12 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.31 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 88.83 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sirmione

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sirmione

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.49 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 103.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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