Borghetto sul Mincio
A must visit place for romantic couples
Borghetto sul Mincio is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. It is one of those places that seem to be unreal because of their unprecedented beauty. A small village with a few houses and around 200 residents, this place is quite peaceful. Lying on the Mincio river, this village is a must visit place for romantic couples if they are visiting Italy. This small village captures the essence of entire Italy within it. From ancient houses to the melancholy of rivers, you can experience Italy here.
Borghetto sul Mincio falls under the municipality of Valeggio sul Mincio. The village has no post office, pharmacy or any other official buildings. It only has cafes, souvenir shops, hotels, pizzerias, etc.
When you are Borghetto sul Mincio, here are some things you can do.
1. Sigurta Park
This is one of the most beautiful parks in Italy and all of Europe. This place is enchanting with its peace, tranquility and beauty. With millions of flowers lie roses, tulips, etc. this park is one of the top tourist attractions in Borghetto. The park also has a castle, an ancient building that houses all the memorabilia of the writers, artists and scientists who have visited the park. Towards the edge of the park there’s another 18th century gothic structure, Hermitage of Laura. If you are visiting the place with your kids, you can turn this into a learning experience with all the knowledge about the botanical garden.
2. Scaligero Castle
Built in the 13the century, this castle is a beauty to behold. When you walk up to the streets leading to this castle, you feel like heaven. It is believed that the castle was built by the lords of Verona. What now remains is a structure looking like a fortress. Only the ruins of the main castle now remain here. When you visit the place, you can get to hear some legends about the building and destruction of the castle over the years.
This small town in Italy offers you some great cafes and restaurants. You can try some really authentic Italian food here. You should also try some amazingly handmade pasta when you are in the town. Tortellini is one of the specialities of this town and you cannot leave the place without trying it. The town also holds a special tortellini festival on every third Tuesday of the month of June.
4. The Visconteo Bridge
This 650-m dam bridge was built in the 13th century on the river Mincio to divert its water. The bridge is till date one of the most popular tourist attractions in the small hamlet. The bridge might not be in its original condition today but it still attracts a lot of tourists.
You can also spend some quality time with nature cycling around the river Mincio. This beautiful little village in Italy is quite welcoming to its tourists and gives them a memorable experience.
If you want to pamper your loved one at a romantic place, this is the town for you.