Find the best place to stay — Sirmione

Where to stay around Sirmione?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,197 holiday lettings near Sirmione. From 2,095 apartments to 567 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sirmione is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sirmione?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sirmione. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Scaliger Castle: 4,732 holiday lettings
  • Santa Maria Maggiore: 4,709 holiday lettings
  • Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center: 4,631 holiday lettings
  • Church of San Pietro: 4,604 holiday lettings
  • Church of Santa Maria della Neve: 4,701 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sirmione listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Sirmione?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,095 apartments in Sirmione. Our other popular types of Sirmione holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 567 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 261 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 35 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chateaus and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sirmione?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,890 holiday homes with pool available in Sirmione. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental at Sirmione, Lake Garda, Italy your home away from home

    Sirmione is a delightful town on the southwest shore of Lake Garda in northeast Italy. It sits on a two mile peninsula which juts out into the lake itself and the still waters reflect its pretty image. Fondly known as the "Jewel of the Lake", Sirmione has rambling narrow streets crammed with tiny shops and cafés. Stroll the waterfront and dine out in the many trattorias and pizzerias in the town. A holiday home in Sirmione makes an excellent base for exploring the scenic area around Lake Garda.

    Things to Do at Sirmione, Lake Garda Visit a Vineyard

    There are several vineyards around Lake Garda including one near the Campground La Quercia. There is a wine stall here run by a delightful old man and you can taste the local wine before buying a bottle or two.

    Boat Trips

    Sirmione, with its impressive fortress guarding the entrance to the town, has many ferries which frequently run up and down Lake Garda. Desenzano also offers many tours of the lake from the small fishing port dock.


    Desenzano is the best place for local shopping with its new shopping centre in an ultra-modern design building. Shop here for food, clothing and souvenir gifts. More authentic shopping for local olive oil, wine and vinegar can be found in Lazise. Take back some lemonscented oil to dress a tomato salad, or try the walnut oil, truffle oil and other herbal flavourings. Lazise has an open-air market usually on Wednesdays where you can buy wonderful local cheeses such as parmesano, pecorino and padano. Clothing and jewellery can also be browsed on the local stalls.

    Places to Visit Near Sirmione, Lake Garda Rocca Scaligera

    This fairytale castle in Sirmione is surrounded by the blue waters of Lake Garda and can only be reached by an old drawbridge. The castle was built in the 13th century for the powerful princes of the della Scala family. Visitors can enjoy fine views across the lake in all directions from the tower and ramparts.


    For a really thrilling day out, try some of the rides at the Gardaland theme ark, just outside Castelnuova del Garda. If loop-the-loops and scary rides are your thing, there is plenty of fun to be found here. This amusement park offers some great family shows with performing dolphins and seals. There is also a 3D theater providing an IMEX experience, complete with special glasses.


    The graceful city of Verona is a treasure trove of historic buildings including the roman amphitheatre just outside the city walls. There are several other roman relics around the Piazza delle Erbe, which was the original Roman forum and marketplace. It is just 40km east of your Sirmione holiday home and the journey is a scenic drive.

    Weather at Sirmione, Lake Garda

    Lake Garda is the perfect place to enjoy some summer sunshine. It has beautiful weather from spring through autumn with plenty of sun and around two inches of rain per month. Temperatures in July reach 29°C (85°F) and higher whilst in winter temperatures drop below freezing at night.

    Travel to Sirmione, Lake Garda

    The nearest airport to your Sirmione holiday villa is the Verona/Brescia (VRN) Airport which is approximately 40 km away. Alternatively the Linate Airport (LIN) in Milan is 130 km away and has many regular flights from the UK and Europe.

    Sightseeing in and around Sirmione

    Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Sirmione a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Gardaland (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Movieland (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Canevaworld - Aqua Paradise (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
    • Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Provenza Cantine (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Le Ninfee del Garda Water Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Sirmione

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Sirmione is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Rocca di Manerba Archaeological Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
    • Baia delle Sirene Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
    • Al Corno Beach (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
    • Giardino Botanico Fondazione Andre Heller (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
    • Toscolano Maderno Botanical Garden (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
    • Garden of Casa Biasi (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)