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Rimini, in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, is the centrepiece of Italy's Adriatic Riviera. Founded by the Romans, and birthplace of Federico Fellini, it's home to culture, good food, and miles of sandy beaches

Visit Rimini is an english language site dedicated to giving you tourist information, handy tips, and insights into this beautiful and historic coastal town.

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We’re back

After an extended period of downtime, visit-rimini is back and happy to be blogging the latest news, tips, and info from rimini. We’ll be expanding the site over the coming months so make sure to stay in touch – or follow us on facebook, and twitter.

San Marino to become the first wi-fi state in the world

Innovation married to tradition is the key combination thanks to which neighbours Emilia-Romagna and San Marino have always excelled. Now the world’s oldest surviving republic is set to be the world’s first state entirely covered by wi-fi. The development, announced at the San Marino Forum, will see this small mountainous republic – which can be [...]

2020 Olympic bid for Romagna?

The talk elsewhere in the last week has been about the awarding of the 2016 Olympic Games to Rio de Janeiro, and the embarassing failure of the Obama backed Chicago campaign. Elsewhere, because here in Romagna Olympics fans are thinking further down the track – four years further, to be exact, and the competition to [...]

San Leo joins the most beautiful small towns of Italy

San Leo has made official what many people have been saying for years: it has joined the club of ‘I Borghi più Belli d’Italia‘ (the most beautiful small towns of Italy). More appropriate than joined, is perhaps admitted, as this is a small and exclusive list of towns throughout Italy that meet some specific requirements [...]

The world’s top journalists gather for Internazionale a Ferrara

Unusually for this blog, we’re urging you to visit a different city to Rimini this weekend – albeit one that’s easily reached from Rimini and a perfect day-trip, Ferrara. Why? Because one of the best run and thought-provoking festivals in Italy (and perhaps Europe) takes place there this weekend – Internazionale a Ferrara. The festival [...]

How to exit the financial crisis? Microsoft and Cisco discuss at San Patrignano

This week some of the movers and shakers of the Italian information technology sector gathered at the San Patrignano conference centre, just outside Rimini, for a special conference entitled ‘Etico Ecoit’, organised by the Forli based Vem Sistemi. The conference had as its theme a new way of doing business, with particular regard to the IT [...]

European Heritage Days events – Rimini

All across Europe there are events planned as part of the European Union initiative ‘European Heritage Days’, and Emilia-Romagna is no exception – in fact, as Emilia-Romagna Tourism reports, there are over 200 different events taking place across the region this weekend under the banner of ‘Italy, Treasure of Europe’ Rimini, in particular, has a [...]

The Giro d’Italia set to return to Pantani’s Cesenatico in 2010

Reports appeared in local papers this week that the annual Giro d’Italia, one of the most prestigious cycling competitions in the world, is set to include, for the first time since 1999, a stop in Cesenatico,  near Rimini – hometown to arguably Italy’s most famous cyclist, the late Marco Pantani (nicknamed il pirata – the [...]

From High Fashion to Tourism – Matteo Marzotto interviewed by Rimini Fiera

There’s an interesting interview, over at the Rimini Fiera magazine, with the new President of the Italian Tourism Authority (ENIT)  Matteo Marzotto, who was in Rimini recently to talk at the World Convention of Italian Chambers of Commerce. Marzotto comes from the world of fashion, from the Marzotto group (A world leader in textiles, founded in [...]

Rimini screens world broadcast of ‘The Age of Stupid’

Rimini is just one of the many cities worldwide that will be linking up with New York this evening to show a special Global Premier screening of the new film The Age of Stupid, directed by Franny Armstrong – whose documentaries include McLibel (credited with helping effect a sea-change of opinion about the American fast-food [...]

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