Sirmione and Borghetto

Verona for Families
Verona for Families
March 21, 2018
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Discover the charms
of Sirmione,
set on Lake Garda, and
nearby medieval Borghetto

from euro 60/person

Enjoy this unique excursion from Verona which combines visits to two of the most beautiful small towns in the Veneto region: Sirmione and Borghetto.   Sirmione, nicknamed the “pearl” of Lake Garda, is set on its sunny southern shore. Borghetto is a medieval burg on the River Mincio, and was once famous for its many water mills. It’s widely known for it specialty gourmet product – delicate handmade tortellini

Our excursion starts with a a boat ride of approx. 30 min. as an introduction to Sirmione and Lake Garda.  Your guide will point out the main sights as you cruise.  You will have time for a coffee and stroll around the charming town of Sirmione.

We now leave Lake Garda and drive to tiny Borghetto.  Our first stop will be a short demonstration of the famous tortellini being made, followed by lunch to taste this artisanal product.  You will have time for a stroll around Borghetto after lunch before driving back to Verona

  • Private day trip to the towns of Sirmione and Borghetto
  • Pick-up and drop-off service from Verona or surrounding area
  • Round-trip transportation by comfortable passenger van or car
  • English-speaking local guide for the day
  • Scenic drive through the countryside surrounding Verona, Sirmione and Borghetto
  • A boat ride around Sirmione of approx. ½ hour
  • A brief demonstation of how the local tortellini in Borghetto are still made by hand
  • Traditional lunch at a local trattoria, including an appetizer, pasta course, dessert, local wine, water and Italian coffee
  • Maximum flexibility in meeting any special requests before and during your tour

For groups of more than 8 people, send us a custom request.
Are you a single traveller looking to join a group? Contact us.



  • 8:45 am
    Meet your guide in Piazza Simoni, near the Verona train station, and depart for Lake Garda
  • 9:30 am
    Visit Sirmione on Lake Garda. Your visit begins with a private boat tour of Sirmione with your guide, followed by time for a stroll and coffee on your own
  • 11:00 am
    Depart Sirmione and drive to Borghetto, the medieval burg just outside Valeggio sul Mincio
  • 12:00 pm
    Arrive in Borghetto and see how the the traditional tortellini are made by hand
  • 12:30 pm
    Traditional lunch at a local trattoria including an appetizer, pasta course, dessert, local wine, water and Italian coffee
  • 2:00 pm
    Time for a stroll around medieval Borghetto on your own after lunch
  • 2:45 pm
    Depart for Verona, arriving at approximately 3:30pm