There is a place on Lake Garda that is known by all the Veronese as a little corner of paradise. We are talking about the Baia delle Sirene, a small beach on Lake Garda near Torri del Benaco, also known as Punta San Vigilio.
The beach has for decades been the destination of the most magical summer days on Lake Garda. And the story of the small bay, famous for the beauty of its waters, its tranquillity and the lush vegetation that surrounds this inlet, is just as evocative: according to ancient legends, mermaids inhabit the swirling eddies that form on the surface of the lake.
These fascinating creatures, half woman and half fish, have bewitched people's imaginations for centuries. The Baia delle Sirene, located on Lake Garda, is the place where they are said to have made their appearance and offered a mysterious gift to a group of lucky fishermen.
Besides its fascinating history, the Baia delle Sirene is a true natural paradise. This small stretch of coastline is the perfect place to relax and soak in the beauty of nature.
A short distance away is the Villa Guarienti-Brenzone, which adds further charm to the atmosphere of the place. The Renaissance-era villa was designed by Michele Sanmicheli, an architect of the Venetian Republic who oversaw many historical buildings in the area. The villa, which can be visited, has always been a destination for illustrious visitors, including Churchille the King of England Charles III.
At present, access to the Baia delle Sirene is for a fee and - given the beauty of the place - it is always a good idea to book in advance; the beach is equipped with parasols and deckchairs. You can take a refreshing swim in the clear waters of the lake, sunbathe on the picturesque beaches or hire a boat to explore the surroundings. Walks along the scenic paths offer spectacular views of the bay and the surrounding Lake Garda. In addition, gourmets can delight in the high-quality restaurants offering local and international specialities.
The Baia delle Sirene is a place that enchants and captivates visitors with its history and natural beauty. It is an oasis of tranquillity and magic in the heart of Lake Garda. Whether you are looking for relaxation, adventure or a connection to the past, the Baia delle Sirenewill welcome you with open arms. A trip to this idyllic corner of the world is definitely an experience not to be missed for those who wish to discover the most fascinating side of Lake Garda.