Country: San Marino
Where is it: San Marino is located in Southern Europe, an enclave in central Italy
Why do people go here: Most Serene Republic of San Marino isn’t exactly that anymore – the oldest existing republic in the world, the tiny country is now a tourist haven for those wishing to cross another country off their list.
What are the main entry points: Buses from nearby Italian city Rimini is the most common way to get into the country.
Currency used: Euro
Country Code for Phones: 378
Area codes for Major Cities: None Needed
Religion: Roman Catholic
Ethnic Breakdown: Sammarinese, Italian
Government: Parliamentary republic
Major Cities: San Marino, Serravalle
Attractions: Kitschy Fun, Palazzo Publico, Basilica del Santo
Accommodation: Cheap Hotel Links
Tourism Office locations and links: http://www.russia-travel.co
Off-the-Beaten-Path: Museo dell’Aviazione
Health Issues: No vaccines are required to enter San Marino
Tips for Visiting
When to go: Avoid the feeding frenzy of tourists in the summertime, like Italy, spring or fall are better times.
Common Phrases: Yes = Si, No = No, Please = Per favore, Thank you = Grazie , Do you speak English? = Lei parla degli Inglesi?
Specific Events/Holidays: National Day, 27 April
Getting Around: These boots are made for walkingï¿½and if you get tired, a cable car or a bus might help you get around the tiny country
Good to know: Spending a night in the tiny country is not required to see all of it.
Cheapest airport to fly into: There are no airports in San Marino. The closest airport that you can use when you go to San Marino is at Rimini in Italy.
Need more information?: Check out the San Marino travel guide for more on what to see, where to stay, and how to get there.