Castello Scaligero, Sirmione

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#1 of 166 in Historic Sites in Province of Brescia
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Bordered on three sides by Lake Garda, Castello Scaligero 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 Castello Scaligero and all Sirmione has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sirmione visit planning app.
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  • Worth reading up in advance and aim for an early start as it's best appreciated when empty. The stairs are narrow and steep so the less people the better. Great views and photo opportunities from the....  more
    Worth reading up in advance and aim for an early start as it's best appreciated when empty. The stairs are narrow and steep so the less people the better. Great views and photo opportunities from the....  more »
  • €6 allows you to tour a very nice castle in a fantastic town. Be prepared to climb some steps but the view of the lake and the architecture are great. We arrived right before they closed and had... 
    €6 allows you to tour a very nice castle in a fantastic town. Be prepared to climb some steps but the view of the lake and the architecture are great. We arrived right before they closed and had...  more »
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  • Nice place with alleys and beautiful architecture. Ice cream stands with huge amount of ice cream per scoop. Good food, good to wander off the main path on side roads to see the lake. Crowded in the season.
  • It's beautiful, but that's closed this Sunday... fortunately, we can rely on some drone shots to appreciate the magnificence of these old walls.

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