San Marino: Small and Beautiful

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San Marino is one of the smallest states in the world. This is also the oldest state in Europe. The country is surrounded by Italy.

The territory of San Marino consists of 9 old towns. The locals are proud of state’s history and honour all the traditions. That is why hospitality is excellent here. In the city, you can visit noisy festivals, interesting museums and shopping malls with the huge discounts.

San Marino is a desirable destination that is why millions of tourists visit this microstate every year.

Holiday resorts in San Marino

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The City of San Marino is the capital of the country. This city is notable for its numerous historical landmarks and places of interest. It is considered as the most picturesque capital in the world.

Serravalle is the largest and most populated municipality in the country. There are two large stadiums here that accommodate thousands of spectators. If you want to go shopping, you should visit the local outlet, which is the most famous in whole Europe.

Borgo Maggiore is the second largest commune in the state. It is famous for its huge market

Domagnano and Fiorentino are rich in the historical and architectural landmarks.

Entertainment and places of interest

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Three Towers of San Marino are the most recognizable sights in the country. This is a group of towers located on the three peaks of Monte Titano. The Guaita is the oldest of the three towers, and the most famous. It was constructed in the 11th century and served briefly as a prison.

The Cesta is the second tower located on the highest of Monte Titano’s summits. It was constructed in the 13th century on the remains of an older Roman fort. The Montale is located on the smallest of Monte Titano’s summits. Unlike the other towers, this one is not open to the public.

Palazzo Pubblico is also a very popular sight. This is the town hall of the City of San Marino. In this Neo-Gothic building important state ceremonies take place. During other time, tourists may walk inside and enjoy the interior.

Basilica del Santo is the main cathedral in San Marino.

Fans of the history should visit Museo di Stato di San Marino with the important archaeological artefacts and art-objects.

Art-lovers will like the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary art.

The fortress Torraccia is an architectural highlight of Domagnano. During centuries this fortress took part in defence of the country.

Climate and weather

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San Marino experiences  Mediterranean climate. In summer the average temperature is +24 °C, in winter it lowers to +4 °C. The weather is sunny almost the whole year. Precipitations occur mainly in autumn. Summer months and September is the best time for the visiting of San Marino.

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