That photo is taken from the old town of Sirmione. Castello Scaligero is what separates the old town from the shore. The whole area is incredible beautiful, only the masses of tourists have been disturbing. I guess next time we have to get up earlier in the morning.
While we couchsurfed along Lago di Garda we wanted to see the peninsula at Sirmione. On the map it looked much closer to the flat we stayed in than it really was. It took us more than two hours to reach the entrance to the historical center. But I won’t complain, the way there was really nice and houses like this made us think that we might have to consider moving to Italy in one point of our life.
On our trip through Italy we came through Sirmione. Of course you have to visit Lago di Garda when you’re making a trip in northern Italy. As we were so in love with that lake we finally spent most of our trip around Lago di Garda and Sirmione. Read more!