The Roman Villa of Sirmione

Garda Lake

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What we will see

The ruins of the Roman villa are situated on the terminal peninsula of Sirmione where it is possible to enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Garda. It was built between the Ist century B.C and the Ist century A.D. It was called “Grotte di Catullo “. Catullo was a poet but he wasn’t the owner because he died in the Ist century B.C. The tour continues to the Archaeological section, the surface area of this Roman villa was 20.000 mq2 and divided on three levels. The lowest level was the service floor, the first level was dedicated to the guests, on the second level the owner lived and it is possible to see the spa area there. In the Archeological Museum there are a lot of different pieces found during the archaeological excavation of this area.