Republic of San Marino


Official Images and videos of San Marino from our archive: about thirty pictures and a short 32 sec. video.

le foto ed immagini di san marino
official video by sanmarino site

General Information

The Republic of San Marino was founded in 301 A.D. and is the most ancient European Republic. An enclave situated in central Italy, 15 km from the Romagna Riviera, the Republic sits at 700 meters above sea level on Mount Titano, a prominence which gives the first hint of the presence of the Central Apennine Mountains. Each year the Republic of San Marino is visited by millions of tourists from Italy and from all over the world. Most visitors stay in hotels on the nearby Riviera: Rimini, Riccione, Cattolica, Milano Marittima and Cesenatico.

San Marino is an extraordinary example of independence and intense international activity. Recognized by all the principal world organizations, the Republic of San Marino can boast an undisputed preeminence on themes regarding peace, freedom and the universal rights of man. Its legal and administrative systems form the basis of the most wide-spread form of government worldwide; namely, a democracy.

San Marino is well worth the visit! There are many attractions once you cross the border! Shopping, scenery, gastronomy, philately numismatics, celebrations, events, monuments, museums, works of art and typical tourist spots. Entering into the Country is simple since, for tourism purposes, no passports are required. San Marino Pick In the territory of the antique white and azure flag of the Republic of San Marino shopping is easy with the utilization of the euro, the currency of the 27 Member States of the European Union.

Just 24 km from the Riviera cities of Rimini, Riccione, Cattolica, Cesenatico and Milano Marittima, the historic center of the Republic of San Marino is, in every part, a living monument. A patrimony for humanity. The view from the Towers is incredible:a terrace with a splendid view of the Romagna Coast on one side and the ancient Republic on the other. Throughout the pedestrian island, walking along the narrow streets, through the squares and around the churches and thousand stores and boutiques, shopping is a pleasure. It’s easy to make purchases in San Marino. Everything is a bargain! The first stop is instinctively for souvenirs. Then, perhaps with the emotion of the beautiful surroundings, a jewel, a typical artisan product, ceramics, brand-name clothing, perfume.

Surroundings, Riviera Romagnola, Rimini and Riccione

Adriatic Coast

The Republic of San Marino is a few kilometers far from the Riviera Romagnola where there are many resorts that are worth visiting, especially during the summer months. They offer accommodations with a wide range of facilities and prices. If you are looking for hotel accommodations, we suggest that you visit the site, full of up-to-date information, special offers and last minutes directly proposed by the hotelkeepers. The site is divided in two principal sections: Rimini Hotels and Riccione Hotels.
If you are looking for hotels for families and children it is better if you choose Cervia, Cattolica or Bellaria resorts. Instead, Milano Marittima gives you the chance to encounter Vips, enjoying good life and to meet famous personalities.

Hotel a San Marino

Here is a list of all the hotels in the Republic of San Marino. Visit this section if you are looking for accommodations in the suggestive and antique land of liberty. You can also stay in one of the numerous hotels along the Riviera, looking through the pages of our hotels information website. The areas taken into account are Rimini, Riccione, Cattolica, Cesenatico, Milano Marittima, Bellaria and the Riviera Romagnola.