Rimini is located on the Adriatic Sea in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy it is a traditional sea-side resort
, sea, sport, entertainment plus a lively nightlife Rimini appears to have it all!
Rimini is well-known for its nightlife and many people choose Rimini as their holiday destination to enjoy the numerous bars/clubs and music venues from dusk until dawn. There are many restaurants where you can spend the evening with a choice of cuisine from traditional fare in the trattorie to more luxury restaurants, all dependent on your budget! Rimini is fairly pricey to eat out but if you look around you can find good value set menus and some inexpensive pizza bars.
If you are travelling independently you will find a Tourist Information Office outside the train station should you require information on accommodation etc. on your arrival.
The main Tourist Office is on the sea-front they can help with information on tourist attractions
, accommodation, transport, tours and so forth. It is recommended you book accommodation in advance of your stay, if possible try and avoid August, it is the popular holiday month in Italy and many Italians come with their families to enjoy the sea-side resort of Rimini and it gets very crowded. The train and bus stations are about a ten minute walk from the old centre and the sea-front.
It is best to explore the town on foot if you would like to see a little of the surrounding area you can purchase a 24hour ticket which gives you unlimited travel time to discover neighbouring attractions.
In July/August the streets of Rimini are livelier with music, street entertainment and antique markets, lots to enjoy while strolling through the town.
If you would like to do a little shopping you will find a mix of shops including designer labels in the Marina Centro area and in the town centre. A stroll around the colourful weekly market is an enjoyable pastime to.
Rimini’s 15km stretch of beach is a big attraction you can enjoy some relaxation here, hire a sun- lounger and parasol and take pleasure in the holiday atmosphere. The water is clean you can swim, sunbathe or take part in the water sports on offer; windsurfing is a popular pastime, children can play happily on the golden sandy beach. There is something for everyone to enjoy on and around the beach areas.
You will find mini cruises on offer as well as motor boat excursions. There are also some interesting sights to visit while on your holiday break
The Malatesta Castle houses the Museum of Extra European Art (this may have moved due to restoration work at the castle). One of Rimini’s finest buildings is the Templo Malatestiano, once a church; it was re-modelled in the 15th century. Giotto’s crucifix is in the temple and the interior is decorated with frescoes.
Another historical structure
and symbol of Rimini is the ancient Augustus Arch which was built in 27BC. The Tiberius Bridge is also a symbol of Rimini; it connects the old towns’ main street Corso d' Augusto with the old village of San Giuliano. The bridge was built over the River Marecchia under order of Emperor Augustus it was finished by his successor Tiberius and is one of the best preserved bridges from Roman times.
Other city sights that may interest you include the 16th century Clock Tower which is on the Piazza Tre Martiri, you can enjoy some refreshments here at the square, have a rest before exploring more of Riminis narrow streets.
Rimini attracts people of all ages and from many countries, some come for a traditional family holiday, most for the beach and many for the nightlife, whatever you are looking for you should enjoy your holiday here.
If you visit the resort out of season you will find some of the shops, restaurants and hotels are closed.