Sirmione Tourism

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.

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

    • Air Pollution 77.63 (High)
    • Water Pollution 67.31 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.36 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.82 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.57 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Sirmione for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sirmione.

    • Burglary and Theft 66.67 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65 (High)
    • Car Stealing 45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.19 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 33.93 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.69 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 69.64 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Sirmione is 139.62 (High)

    • Safety Index 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.01 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 74.33 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.4 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.67 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.12 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.3 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.52 (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.

  • 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 9.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.25 USD

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