San Marino Tourism

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!

 

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

    • Air Pollution 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is San Marino for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Marino.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 28.57 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 39.29 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of San Marino is 167.7 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.17 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.34 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 47.24 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.49 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.99 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 70.5 (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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 89.92 USD

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

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