Grotte di Catullo

Sirmione, Italy

The Grotte di Catullo was a large Roman villa on the end of the Sirmione peninsula. The villa, built around 150 AD, is the most important example of a high-class residence in the whole of northern Italy. Just after the entrance to the archaeological park one find the Museum, where objects brought to light during the excavation of the villa, and in archaeological work conducted in Sirmione and other localities of lake Garda, are displayed.

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Founded: 150 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Italy

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massimiliano ortodossi (19 months ago)
I am lucky that for working reasons I am experiencing right now the beauties of the place!
Ferial Hussein (2 years ago)
Very nice. Short path and the catacombe you cannot have access to see them. Many tourist during covid in the summer.
Reece sheppard (2 years ago)
Great day trip, an interesting historical and cultural spot. It rained when we went and we still had a great time. The castle was very interesting and students were giving free tours at the time. Lots of good food spots nearby and some crafty shops worth a browse.
Ryan Berry (2 years ago)
Really cool, really old! Not too expensive
Michael Bodenbach (2 years ago)
Very nice. You should have seen it if you visit that area.
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