Grotte di Catullo, Sirmione

Archaeological Area Of Catullus Grottoes And Museum

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Piazzale Orti Manara 4 - Sirmione

This is a beautiful archaeological area immersed in an olive grove overlooking the lake. It’s been known since the 15th century as “Catullus Grottoes”, from the name of the Latin poet whose family owned a villa there. These important remains belong to one of the main Roman residential villas in northern Italy. The museum contains significant artifacts.

Grotte di Catullo, Sirmione

Paid entrance
Partially accessible

Hours:

SUMMER (from the last Sunday in March to the last Saturday in October, during daylight saving time)

Archaeological area and Museum:

  • weekdays- 8:30am-7:30pm
  • weekends and holidays- 8:30am-2:00pm

Tuesday – closed

WINTER (from the last Sunday in October to the last Saturday in March, during winter time)

Archaeological area:

  • weekdays- 8:30am-5:00pm
  • weekends and holidays- 8:30am-2:00pm

Tuesday – closed

Museum:

  • weekdays- 8:30am-7:30pm
  • weekends and holidays- 8:30am-2:00pm

Tuesday – closed

Access to the archaeological area is allowed up to 45 minutes before closing time.

  • Closed on: every Tuesday if not a holiday, otherwise the day after. Closed on 1 January, 1 May, and 25 December, unless otherwise noted.
  • In case staff is missing, the museum can close without prior notice; no ticket reduction will be applied.

Tickets: € 8.00; € 4.00 (18-25 years old), free under 18 and on the first Sunday of the month.

Duration of the visit: 1h30.

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