Rocca scaligera, Sirmione

Bordered on three sides by Lake Garda, Rocca scaligera originally served as a port defense for Verona's medieval lords. Visit the 13th-century castle that stands guard over the town of Sirmione and its peninsula to see rooms filled with artifacts. Admire the crenellated walls and impressive stone towers, as well as the moat and a drawbridge. You can climb to the top for views of the town, lake, and countryside. For a different perspective, take a boat tour on the lake; many include the castle on their itineraries. See Rocca scaligera and all Sirmione has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sirmione visit planning app .
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  • Council visit to the rocca. With its lace is the diamond of the Lake. Surrounded by the blue waters of the Lake make it a truly wonderful little place
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  • For those visiting the surroundings of Lake Garda, visiting Sirmione is a must, sightsee on foot and easy and doesn't take much, bella la rocca, nice streets, beautiful scenery and the archaeological area ... For those who want to avoid the stress of arriving to the gates of the Centre by car (with the risk of long lines without finding parking), leave your car in one of the first parking lots and take the shuttle bus (ticket costs 1 euro).
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  • We took the ferry from Salo over to Sirmione for the day with the castle being one of the highlights of the trip. It's not a very large castle, but it does have some interesting features, such as the ...  more »
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  • Beautifully preserved XIII century castle overseeing the lake and its cobalt waters. Enchanting at night 🌌
  • I have such happy memories of Sirmione. The castle is so beautiful. This whole region of Northern Italy is magnificent and while here with my friend, I fell in love.
  • Great view from the castle top. Nice place!
  • Best places todo see in the city. Just beautiful
  • Amazing castle! The village around is great but hard to find a parking space (eveb if all paying).

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