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Welcome to San Marino

Information & Facts

Attraction Overview

Atop 750 meter high Monte Titano, dominating the skyline and offering amazing views towards Rimini and the coast you will fine Torre Cesta, known in English as the Cesta castle. The Cesta castles dates back form the 13th century  and you are able to walk its ramparts and enjoy its four room museum, which is devoted to all medieval armaments.

If you want to see something different then visit Piazza della Liberta, especially between the months of June and September. Wearing a dark green, double breasted jacket with white braiding, red trousers with a green band and a headgear with a red pompom and white gaiters, the Guardi di Rocca are easily recognizable and you will be able to see the amazing changing of the guards. During these months the changing of the guards is everyday starting at 2:30 pm, every 30 minutes.

The Museo di Stato is San Marino´s best museum, displaying art, history, furniture and culture over its beautiful 4 floor establishment. Thanking donations which came from all over the world the museum was able to be established in the second half of the 19th century. This state museum has gathered over 5000 historical and artistic items, that come from San Marino and that are linked to their history.

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Climate

San Marino has an average yearly temperature  of 18.1ºC.

The summer months are warm and temperate where the winter months are much rainier.

Duty Free

Since travellers have to go through Italy before they get to San Marino, San Marino follows the duty free limits that are outlined by Italy.

Travellers that are over 17 years old are allowed to carry; 250 grams of tobacco, 200 cigarettes, 16 litres of beer, four litres of wine, or 1 litre of spirits that are under 22%.

Getting Around

San Marino is a small island, which means that public transport options are limited.

If you are looking to get anywhere fast and easy, the San Marion offer a good, reliable and reasonably priced taxi service.

If you are looking at hiring a car whilst on your visit, then a good tip would be to hire a small vehicle. The reason for this being that the streets in San Marino are limited and narrow.

Buses run throughout the day and have stops in around 20 different destinations.

Health

The health care in San Marino is of a high standard and their staff are highly qualified.

If there is an emergency and you need to be treated by a doctor, you will need to be able to show your travel insurance. 

If you need to be seen by a doctor but it is not an emergency visit, then you will be required to pay for the treatment, if any is needed.

Language

The official language that is spoken in San Marino is Italian.

Due to the large number of Russian tourists, Russian is very popularly spoken.

As San Marino is becoming more important for the younger generation, which means English is becoming much wider spoken.

Money

San Marino is not part of the European Union, however they do use the Euro (€) as their main currency.

All major credit and debit cards are widely accepted across the country.

Safety

Reports of crimes are very rare in San Marino.

As you should anywhere in the world, always take precaution with your money and passports.

Alcohol served in bars and restaurants is often stronger, due to the bigger measurements than those in the UK.

Time

There is no time change between summer and winter in San Marino and is under the time zone of UTC+01:00.

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