Have you ever explored the oldest Republic in the world? Plan a visit to this fascinating country and discover its must-do experiences. San Marino proudly hosts many attractions, ranging from curious collections to captivating cultural sites.
Notable among them is the Museum of Ancient Weapons, housed in the iconic Second Tower. After extensive renovation, it reopened to visitors again on 3 September 2023, the anniversary day of the Republic’s founding. The museum displays some of the rich armor collection acquired by the state between 1956 and 1972. The exhibition route shows the development of sidearms and firearms, with exhibits of great historical value ranging from armor, bills and halberds, wheel-lock, flintlock and fuse firearms to the experimental weapons of the 1800s transition and the breech-loading arms of the late 19th century.
Are you a coin or stamp enthusiast? Dive into our new Stamp and Coin Museum. It offers a narrative journey through San Marino’s history from the 1800s to today. The museum spans 700 square meters and holds thousands of pieces, providing a captivating insight into the Republic’s history. Located right next to the museum is the Tourist Information Office; don’t forget to get your passport stamped! This service is increasingly popular and appreciated by visitors who want an official San Merino memory printed on their passports.
For shopping devotees, the San Marino Outlet Experience promises a cutting-edge retail experience. Immerse yourself in an elegant environment featuring luxury-premium brands. The innovative design, eco-sustainable materials, and avant-garde architecture make it a must on your list. Families can enjoy a free playground, and free Wi-Fi throughout the Outlet; 1,400 covered parking spaces, including 38 free electric vehicle charging stations, round out its features.
Outdoor lovers can easily explore the natural beauty of San Marino on foot. Despite its compact size, the region offers diverse landscapes. Nature trails invite walkers to immerse themselves in natural beauty. San Marino’s unique terrain and stunning views of Mount Titano make it an ideal destination for cycling enthusiasts. Cycle through picturesque scenery and enjoy the liberating feeling that only a two-wheeled adventure can provide. If you want to breathe the peaceful rhythms in the woods, then archery is for you. Cerna dei Lunghi Archi offers interesting proposals; its name recalls the so-called cernita, people who were selected, trained, and equipped with bows and arrows to defend the small Republic in case of attack. For the most adventurous, plenty of climbing routes of varying difficulty levels exist. Beginners can take courses with certified instructors to add an extra layer of excitement to their exploration.
Come discover San Marino – where history, culture, and nature combine to create an unforgettable experience! Find out all you need to know for your visit.