Rimini, on the Italian Adriatic coastline, is synonymous for many Italians with the summer beach holiday. While it has a history as a beach resort dating back to the 1800’s, it expanded dramatically during the 1950s and’60s alongside the Italian economic miracle – when factory workers found themselves with money in their pockets, and holiday time.
Rimini does offer excellent family beach holidays, due to its miles of sandy beaches, hundreds of hotels, and facilities, but it’s wrong to just view it as a cheap package holiday destination. The city has much more to offer, with significant Roman ruins, the local gastronomic traditions, and beautiful surrounding countryside. We’ve put together a collection of useful articles and travel tips to help you uncover Rimini’s attractions
Rimini has such a large array of great things to do and see, that it’s hard to boil it down to a simple ‘best of’ list, but at the same time Rimini works brilliantly as a short-trip destination so we’ve put on our thinking hats, and narrowed down the choices to what we think are […]
Rimini has some of the best preserved Roman ruins that you’ll find anywhere in Italy, with at least three major monuments that you absolutely must see. It’s no surprise, given that the city was founded by the Romans (under the name Ariminum) as they expanded their empire over the Appenines and into the Po river […]
When is the best time to visit Rimini? That’s a good question, and not as easy to answer as it may sound. Certainly the high tourist season is July/August, and in terms of events that’s when the majority are scheduled. There are plenty of people, though, who will recommend you avoid the city in those […]