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Rimini’s Giant Camera

Monday, May 26th, 2014

The Gambalunga Library gets a video guide

Monday, August 24th, 2009

There’s an interesting project,over at run by an Irishman, Michael Phillips, that aims to produce high-quality video-guides for geo-tagged sites of cultural interest. The project has over 600 videos, spread out through Italy, Cuba, Cyprus, Ireland, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom (it’s aim is to become a global leader), and now Philips has added […]

The treasures of the adriatic

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Theres’s a great video, produced by Emilia-Romagna turismo, which lets you see some of the wide range of fish found in the Adriatic (one of the reasons you can eat so well in Rimini!). The video, treasures of the adriatic, is – sadly – only in Italian (why, oh why don’t they go that little […]

Andrea the sociable Dolphin

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

In the waters between Rimini and Ravenna last summer/autumn may swimmers and divers encountered a lone but highly sociable dolphin. The dolphin, christened Andrea (a male name in Italian) by the local press, is known to come up to humans and allow close contact – an unforgettable experience for those lucky enough to have seen […]

Planning for the 2010 Notte Rosa

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

One of the reasons that Rimini, and the Adriatic riviera in general, is so popular with holidaymakers is because so much attention is paid to detail. This is nowhere more in evidence than in the development of one of Europe’s biggest annual parties – the Notte Rosa To give you an idea, the organisers of […]

Over 2 million estimated at this year’s Notte Rosa

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Rimini returns to normal, or at least as ‘normal’ as it gets during the summer (where there are festivals and events planned from June through to September), after Saturday night’s Notte Rosa festival – and some of the statistics are coming in about the night. An incredible 2 million people (according to the Resto del […]

Gradisca – this friday in Rimini

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

The annual launch to the summer season, the Gradisca festival, ran into bad luck last weekend when poor weather conditions hit the whole of Northern Italy. A decision was made to move the festival back a week, so now it will take place this coming Friday night 26th June. The festival is one of those […]

Rimini gets the blue flag – again

Friday, May 15th, 2009

For the eigth year running Rimini has been awarded the blue flag. The blue flag is a mark awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education, to recognise various elements including cleanliness of beaches, quality of bathing water etc. The award was initially a French initiative, born in 1985, to single out beaches and bathing spots […]

TV ad promoting the Riviera’s amusement parks

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

One of the big attractions of Italy’s adriatic riviera is that it itself lots of attractions all grouped within a small geographical area – and in particular it has an amazing collection of amusement parks, acquariums, and fun fairs all in or nearby Rimini. Realising the value of this, the provincial tourist board have launched […]

Taking advantage of Sunday’s free admission to visit the Domus

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Sunday’s during the summer find the city centre of Rimini largely deserted, as tourists and locals alike flock to the beach. There are, though, plenty of good reasons to head in to town, not least of which is the free admission to both the City Museum and Rimini’s newest/oldest attraction – the Domus in Piazza […]