Visit San Marino - Best of San Marino

Popular for its three towers of the Guaita, Cesta and the Montale over the Monte Titano, the City of San Marino is quaint and enlightening along with being a delightful surprise. The city possesses enough attractions that can be easily covered in a day’s time, but its subdued, effervescent charm complete with typical European characteristics of cobbled stone streets, a gamut of museums accommodated into places, squares featuring historically significant structures, and churches will charm you to stay a little longer than a day. A fabulous city for adults and children, San Marino is full of activities including hiking at the San Marino Nature Park, that also connected all the three towers, or enjoying a day full of adventure at the San Marino Adventures where activities like zip lining and archery can be done. Having mentioned all of this, the fact that this is one of the most popular racing venues in the world hosting racing events such as Formula One, San Marino Grand Prix at the nearby Imola and the MotoGP among others.This is also when the city tends to be pretty crowded, selling out most of the best places to stay in San Marino. As you stroll around its squares and buildings the medieval history of the town will glare you into the eye making you want more of the city. Attractions where you will want to spend the day admiring the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea on the horizon, are all over the city. All in all, this is that city that will evoke your history and art interests. So, take a cue from all the information laid here. From the best time to visit San Marino to festivals and events around which you can plan your trip, we’ve covered it all!


San Marino Travel Tips

Essential travel information and San Marino tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Central European Time Zone; UTC+1
  • Currency: Euro
  • Electricity and Internet: The voltage is 230 V/ 50 Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
  • Languages: Italian is the official language; Sammarinese too is widely spoken. English is the third language.
  • Security: Dial 112/113 for Police, 118 for medical and 115 for Fire Brigade.
  • Off-beaten Path: There are many hikes on the Monte Titano which you can explore.
  • Tipping: Typically,a service charge is added to the menu price in restaurants, bars, etc. In this case, tipping is optional. If not, 5-10% of your bill as the tip will be appreciated.

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Facts and Stats for San Marino*

  • Pollution Statistics in San Marino

    Know the pollution level of San Marino before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • San Marino: Crime and Safety

    How safe is San Marino for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Marino.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 35 (Low)
    • Drug offense 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.57 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in San Marino - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of San Marino is 163.84 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 52.39 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.34 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.8 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.67 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.99 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.46 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in San Marino

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in San Marino

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 92.7 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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