Sirmione is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Sirmione one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Sirmione is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Sirmione or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Sirmione. Explore the historical monuments of Sirmione with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Sirmione guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Sirmione page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Sirmione landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Sirmione.
This enormous square-cut castle was built in the thirteenth century to defend Sirmione against intruders; it guards the only footbridge into town. Looking over Lake Garda, it is one of the rare example of water fortifications… and what’s more, it is very well preserved.
There are three massive towers and a fourth even taller one (47 m...
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Piazza Orti Manara 4 | Tip of Sirmione Peninsula, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
This archaeological site is an ancient Roman villa, built between 100B.C – 100 A.D. It covers about two acres of some of Sirmione’s most beautiful land. The estate has a large open-air section in the centre, a garden park. There really are no words to describe how magnificent this place is, how well planned, or elegantly laid out &ndash...
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Via San Pietro in Mavino, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
At first glance, this unassuming church surrounded by olive trees doesn’t look like much… then you find out that it is 1300 years old (built in Lombard times). Then you notice the Romansque bell tower. Then you find out that it was used as a military hospital, and the grounds around it are full of buried victims of the plague. Naturall...
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13 Via S. Maria Maggiore, Sirmione, BS 25019, Italy
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Built in the fifteenth century on the ruins of the Church of St. Martin, this little gem is the Catholic parish church of Sirmione. It’s famous for its superb terracotta and fresco decorations. It’s a popular place to get married in Sirmione. The highlights are:
The façade with terracotta decor and portico.
A wooded Madonna enth...