Sirmione is a city of 8000 inhabitants in northern Italy, located on a small peninsula in the middle of the southern shore of lake Garda. Sirmione has a picturesque castle, the 13th century Scaliger castle and a well preserved historic core. Further north of Sirmione along the peninsula is the archaeological site of the Grotte di Catullo, which consists of a large area with the ruins of a 1st century AD Roman villa. Sirmione is a major tourist centre with plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants and attracts large crows of visitors, especially on weekends. Only authorised cars may drive into the historic core of Sirmione.
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