Sweet Side Trip to Sirmione

Sweet Side Trip to Sirmione, Sirmione, Italy (B)

I spent 15 glorious days in Italy last year, and my agenda was full of amazing places to go and things to see. But, in my OCD way of trying to fit in just one more thing, I had my nose glued to a google map, calculating what was halfway between two cities…and how far off the route it was. “So what do you think about taking an 8 km detour at lunchtime? I mean, we’d want to get a bite to eat, anyway, right?” The rest of my family knew that was code for “I found a place to explore — please, please, please say yes!”

It’s so hard for me to drive past interesting ruins and medieval towns without stopping! The best I can do is snap photos from the car as we speed by. We were making our way from Padova on the east coast of Italy, to Milan. We wanted to arrive with time to check into our apartment and see a few things before nightfall, so I knew our sidetrip couldn’t be long. But I couldn’t stand the thought of driving past the largest lake in Italy with a 13th century castle 5 miles away from the A4. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Sweet Side Trip to Sirmione
Guide Location: Italy » Sirmione
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara Wilcox
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.postcardsandpassports.com/sweet-side-trip-to-sirmione/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Scaligar Castle
  • Catulla’s Grotto
  • Gardaland
  • Parco Sigurta Giardino