Category Archives: Lombardy

How to Get to Sirmione, Italy and What to Do

I was so excited to go to Sirmione that there is a very real risk I built the place up in my head. With a gorgeous castle and a waterfront setting, it seemed like the perfect town to spend the day in along Lake Garda. How to Get to Sirmione Sirmione is found on a […]

Pirlo: Brescia’s Apertivo Cocktail

In Brescia, I kept seeing signs for pirlo. Stuck between trains, we popped into a bar and I couldn’t resist it any longer. Ordering a pirlo, I learned that it is Brescia’s version of the spritz. Located in Lombardy, but bordering Veneto, Venice’s famous drink has been adopted in Brescia. It is best enjoyed in […]