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15 great photos from the 2014 Festa de’ Borg

Ponte di Tiberio, wrapped up for the Festa de'Borg 2014

We had an amazing weekend at the 2014 Festa de’ Borg in Rimini’s Borgo San Giuliano – one of the best loved local festivals, held every two years. This year’s festival was, like all the others, full of imagination, creativity, and enthusiasm – turning an already beautiful and picturesque area of the city into something […]

The Ice Cream Olympics!

Gelato World Tour - Rimini September 2014

The Gelato World Tour – described as the Ice Cream Olympics, returns for its grand finale to Rimini this weekend! The competition, promoted by Carpigiani and SIGEP, set off around the world with heats in Australia, Dubai, Italy, the US, Spain and Germany to pick 24 finalists to discover the best artisan ice-cream maker for […]

The Festa De Borg – Borgo San Giuliano

Amarborg - Festa Del Borgo San Giuliano

The Festa De Borg in Borgo San Giulano is held every two years, and has become one of the major success stories of Rimini’s packed events calendar. The Festa dates back to 1979, when the nascent Societá de Borg organised the festival as part of its initiatives to counteract the gradual decline of the neighbourhood […]

Arnaldo Pomodoro’s La Grande Prua monument to Fellini

Rimini monument by Arnaldo Pomodoro

Arnaldo Pomodoro. the world famous sculptor, whose works are displayed in cities across the world, was an obvious choice when RImini decided to formally recognise its famous son Federico Fellini with a monument by his tomb in the city cemetery. Pomodoro, after all, is a romagnolo, having been born in the nearby town of Morciano […]

The Balena and the Barafonda

The Balena of the Barafonda in Rimini - A mural as part of the lungofiume dei artisti initiative

There’s a wonderful walk, turning right on the river Marecchia banks just before the new bridge on Via Enrico Colletti (heading out of the city through San Giuliano Mare). Aside from the natural beauty of the Marecchia River banks, with long reeds and sea-birds giving it a wild edge, there’s also an open air art […]

The Quattro Cavalli Fountain

Rimini's Quattro Cavali Fountain

La Fontana dei Quattro Cavalli – the four horses fountain, in Rimini’s Parco Federico Fellini, is a curious monument with a history that is far more interesting than that of your average fountain! Inaugurated on the 29th of June 1928, during the Fascist period, the statue was made by local artisan Fillogenio Fabbri – probably […]

Santarcangelo di Romagna

Santarcangelo di Romagna - tourist information

Santarcangelo di Romagna is a breathtakingly beautiful small town, full of history, charm, culture and wonderful restaurants and bars.

Shooting Stars and the Tears of San Lorenzo

The tears of Saint Lawrence - the Perseids

La Notte di San Lorenzo [the night of Saint Lawrence], the 10th of August each year, is traditionally the night, in Italy, that you gaze up into the summer night sky in the hope of viewing shooting stars. It’s a great moment to wander away from the beach and the beachfront lights, to head inland […]

15 top photos from the Rimini Color Run

Our Top Color Run Rimini photos

Saturday was a beautiful day in Rimini, with the sun blazing down and the city alive with numerous events happening. The stand-out event, though, of the weekend was undboutedly the Color Run, which attracted thousands of participants and generated such a feel-good buzz around the beachfront that it’s sure to attract double the amount next […]

Meteo-Terrorism – Italian Hoteliers set to sue Weather Forecasters

Hotel owners set to sue weather forecasters

What happens when weather forecasters predict Noah’s flood, but the end result is a couple of drops of rain? Inconvenience for some, but for the hoteliers along the Adriatic Riviera a forecast for bad weather during the summer season translates straight into loss of earnings as Italians (who still make up the largest part of […]

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