Rimini is a city in Emilia-Romagna region of Italy as well as a capital city of Province of Rimini. It is located along the coast of the Adriatic Sea at the south-eastern edge of the region. Historically the city is situated in strategic position at the extreme southern edge of the Po Valley at the junction point of Northern and Central Italy.
Capital of seaside tourism
The city is often referred to as the capital of Italian seaside tourism and nightlife. It is one of the most popular beach resorts and one of the largest in Europe with 15 km of fine sandy beach and excellent bathing facilities. The sea bed has a very shallow gradient making it safe for children and an ideal family resort. First bathing establishment was opened here in 1843 and then it became one of the favorite holiday destinations.
The seaside promenade is lined with restaurants, hotels and the best bathing facilities which are equipped to the highest standard. There are over one thousand hotels, hundreds of restaurants and bars, theme parks, a harbor and access to all sporting facilities.
Rimini is also a city of art, history, beautiful buildings, exquisite cuisine and numerous shops. In the past the city has constantly been the gateway to the Orient and it has been occupied by so many different civilizations that extremely enriched its history and culture. Every day spent in Rimini will be peculiar and unique because city offer entertainments and attractions for every taste.
San Augustin Chapel
If you are fond of architecture, then you shouldn’t miss San Augustin Chapel which is considered one of the oldest buildings in the city. The chapel is an excellent example of Gothic architectural style. Here you will find amazing murals, beautiful drawings, various jewelry and crucifixes that remind of past centuries.
Rimini has much to offer including museums, parks, churches, spectacular beaches, theme parks and more.
Location: Emilia-Romana region
Nearby sights: The Tiberius Bridge, Arco d’Augusto, Basilica Cattedrale
How to get there: It can easily be reached by plane, bus or train
Nearby hotels: Hotel Aurea Rimini, Hotel Stresa, Erbavoglio Hotel