City Tour
Sirmione and Borghetto

Verona for Families
Verona for Families
March 21, 2018
Sirmione and Borghetto

Discover the charms of Sirmione,
set on Lake Garda,
and nearby medieval Borghetto

from euro 160/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.

What’s included:

  • 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
Sirmione and Borghetto
Sirmione and Borghetto


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

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Sirmione and Borghetto

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