Sirmione & Lake Garda

Sirmione & Lake Garda

autobahn : from Verona to Sirmione

Sirmione & Lake Garda

Welcome to Sirmione !

Sirmione & Lake Garda

Sirmione : the castle “Rocca degli Scaligeri”, a fortress built in the 12th century
by the kings of Verona, then used in the 14th century by the Venetian Republic

Sirmione & Lake Garda

crowds of tourists, mainly germans, french, and english

Sirmione & Lake Garda

the main Gate

Sirmione & Lake Garda

the Scala, symbol of the Scaligeri (Della Scala) Kingdom12th century

Sirmione & Lake Garda

zoom : the Lion of St.Mark, symbol of Serenissima Venetian Republic (15th century)

Sirmione & Lake Garda

Rocca Scaligera (Castle of the Scaligeri)

Sirmione & Lake Garda

inside : solid walls made of rocks and bricks

Sirmione & Lake Garda

tower and internal walls. notice the “merli ghibellini”, symbolizing the alliance
with the german empire during the middleages

Sirmione & Lake Garda

outer view : houses on the lake’s shores

Sirmione & Lake Garda

main gate and entrance of the city

Sirmione & Lake Garda

sea walls : west view

Sirmione & Lake Garda

walls : east side view

Sirmione & Lake Garda

front view of the sea walls

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