Your holiday in San Marino ..
Shopping, unique landscapes, gastronomy, philately and numismatics, demonstrations, events, monuments, museums, art and tourist spots.
A journey through culture, museums, entertainment, shopping, tastes and traditions...
The historical center of the Republic of San Marino is, in every way, a monument. A heritage for the whole humanity. The panorama of the Fortresses is incredible. At the terrace you have a wonderful view of the Riviera of Romagna and on the other site the old Republic. Along the walk through the streets, squares, churches, and the thousand shops of San Marino, shopping becomes a pleasure.
Where, and what to do...
The "Government House" where the government is with our 2 "Captains Regent" that serve as presidents of the republic and the "Great General Council" composed of 10 ministers and 50 representatives of the people.
The First Tower "Guaita" met his highest importance in the fifteenth century during the war against "I Malatesta" in Rimini.
The Second Tower "La Cesta" built on the ruins of a fortress from the Roman period, provides a unique panorama. Inside you can visit the "Museum of Ancient Arms" which displays arte facts dating from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century.
The "Pinacoteca di San Francesco" houses a collection of frescoes and paintings on canvas and boards from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century and sacred furnishings.
The "Wax Museum" shows prestigious historical reconstruction of 40 scenes and 100 characters in setting and costumes.
The "Museum of curiosities" is a collection of episodes, objects, news and personalities really unusual, strange, rare and real stories to stimulate, entertain and why not, teach.
The "Museum of Torture" has the most disturbing exposure in the world with more than 100 instruments to procure the pain and death.
The "Basilica di San Marino" has been built in the early nineteenth century on the foundations of the existing "Romanesque church." It has a nave, 2 aisles and 7 altars which are all embellished by precious statues and paintings of great value. The high altar holds an urn which contains the relics of Saint Marinus.
The Ferrari Museum and the Abarth Museum, "Maranello Rosso", is a thrilling location that counts 25 Ferrari cars including prototypes, formula one, racing and road cars and 40 abarth’s like Tourism, GT, Sport, Rally and Formula.
Not to be outdone the picturesque landscapes of Valmarecchia and Montefeltro with their antique and picturesque medieval villages with fascinating castles and palaces, authentic Roman and Byzantine, as Sant'Arcangelo di Romagna, Verucchio, Torriana, Gradara and San Leo.
You just have to travel a few kilometers to visit the famous seaside resorts like Cesenatico, Rimini and Riccione.
A Real pearl of art and architecture, unique in the world, is the city of Ravenna.
For those who are passionate about cycling and mountain biking, there is the possibility to explore the hinterland of Romagna, through the numerous bike trails and paths.
At a few kilometers are some of the largest and most famous italian water and amusement parks: Mirabilandia in Ravenna, Fiabilandia and Italy in miniature in Rimini, Aquafan and Oltremare in Riccione and the Aquarium of Cattolica.