Located in the center of Italy and well connected to the main
European cities, Rimini is the symbol and the `ideal place of diversified tourism. Rimini, ancient and modern, popular and cultured, spectacular and artisan was sung about and immortalized by the Maestro of Italian cinema, Federico Fellini, who with his art brought the legendary all over the world.
A classic old hamlet, enclosed within a long boundary wall where the imposing picturesque castle, a superb example of military architecture, completes the medieval center. The fortress was completed by the Malatesta family between 1307 and 1325 and subsequently renovated several times. Legend has it that in Gradara, the Malatesta household experienced the tragedy of love between Paolo and Francesca, sung by Dante: “My mouth she kissed, all a-tremble …”
At 750 meters from the earth, is the oldest and smallest sovereign state in the world that for centuries has maintained its freedom and independence, you are already abroad. On Mount Titano, the profiles of the three towers topped with a pen, (Guaita, Cesta and Montale) symbol of the Republic which boasts, among its other glories, a noteworthy history and tradition of stamp and coin collecting, much appreciated all over the world .
Santarcangelo di Romagna
A doorway to the past, a country a special place, a pearl in the Valmarecchia “of the poets”: this is Santarcangelo! And it is here that the poets of the “Circal de giudeizi”, together with their movement’s founder, Tonino Guerra. Steps required `d the Malatesta Fortress, the Capuchin convent, the nineteenth-century fish market, the` Arch and Square dedicated to Pope Ganganelli, the “mysterious” tuffaceous caves and shops of handicraft wrought iron and rust-printed fabrics.
Castello di Montebello
To Montebello is one of the most beautiful and best preserved fortresses of the Romagna. The castle is unique in its foundations rest on the peak of a mountain. The “Mons Belli” which translated from Latin means Mountain of the war, was the destination of many assaults, starting with the Malatesta in 1186. After about 200 years were the Montefeltro and conquer the fortress remained under their rule until 1438 when The Lord of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta restored it. Today the owners of the castle of Montebello is family Guidi di Bagno infeudati by Pope Pius II in 1463.
In the heart of Valmarecchia, on a hill at 600 meters, there is `San Leo, the historic capital of the Montefeltro. In addition to its fortress, the Pieve, and the Duomo, San Leo is also famous for the mysterious and fascinating character who was the “alchemist” Count Cagliostro, who was imprisoned in the fortress and it is dead in 1795.