Discover the surroundings of Rimini

Rimini, besides being one of the main seaside resorts of Italy, with large and well-equipped beaches, also has a hinterland rich in historical, cultural and natural monuments. Here are some of the places to visit in the valleys of Valmarecchia and Valconca:

Santarcangelo di Romagna

Santarcangelo di Romagna:
ten kilometres from Rimini, the old core of the town is on a high tufaceous Jove, overlooking the plain up to Rimini. A mysterious and complex system of caves and tunnels, that you can visit, the crosses: on the surface the rocca malatestiana, the coloured houses and narrow streets create picturesque corners and places of atmosphere in which to drink a glass of Sangiovese, whose name you say comes from this mount.


In addition to the beautiful castle and the city centre, here you have to visit strico the Civic Archaeological Museum, which contains many artifacts of civilization villanoviana: the funerary found are real Windows open on a world that no longer exists, with jewelry, thrones, dishes perfectly preserved.


the fortress of Montebello is famous throughout Italy because it is said that here the spirit of Azzurrina hotels, little girl who lived here and then disappeared in mysterious circumstances in the second half of the 14th century. Beyond this fascinating story, the Castle preserves a medieval part and some original furnishings and Renaissance.

San Leo

San Leo:
the village is perched on a huge rock outcrop and accessed by a single narrow road dug into the stone. Here you will find the Cathedral and the Church to visit absolutely as the imposing fortress, where he died Cagliostro; You can visit the small cell where he was imprisoned. Here they spent as well as other great figures, such as Dante, who was inspired to imagine his Purgatory, and St. Francis.

San Marino

San Marino:
the small and independent State stands on monte Titano, alto 739 metres above sea level. From here you can enjoy an incomparable view on Romagna's coast; walking through the narrow and almost always crowded streets of the Centre you will be able to devote to shopping and you can admire the churches and palaces of power.

Montefiore Conca

Montefiore Conca:
one of the most beautiful centers of the Valconca, characterized by gentle hills. Dominated by a castle dating back to 1300 geometric, around which are arranged like petals houses.


the scene of important events like Saluserbe and 800 Festival, the country is to visit leaving guided by instinct and walking the streets. You will find elegant palaces, churches, but above all colourful paintings on the walls of many buildings.


a beautiful circular square, a real natural Theatre, characterizes the city and makes it perfect for events and outdoor performances. Here indeed are held, especially during the summer, important historical events such as the Palio del daino. For the rest to visit the rocca malatestiana, the paleontological museum, which also houses a permanent exhibition of pottery and ceramics are typical of Mondaino.