The hinterland of Rimini offers many interesting routes that lead to the discovery of unspoiled landscapes, art treasures and historical sites.
Just move a few miles to reach the beautiful Republic of San Marino, one of the oldest and smallest states in the world, with its medieval towers, the Basilica of the Holy Monastery of St. Clare, the Door of the Church of San Francesco, Titan’s square and Freedom Square with the panoramic terrace .
Going down in the beautiful Marche, Gradara Castle is a magnificent example of military architecture of the fourteenth century. The legend says that was the place of the love story of Paolo and Francesca; Dante Alighieri told in his Divine Comedy.
The small town of Gradara, around the castle is really nice and has become location for events and folkloristic events. It is possible to visit the castle, and request a guide for the site.
Following the river Marecchia, in to the north west of Rimini , and not far from Montebello , following the valley to discover and to visit are the towns of Torriana, Verrucchio and Santarcangelo di Romagna.
Not far from Rimini, at the back of San Marino, you can discover San Leo (more or less 30 km far) a village built on a huge rock with an impressive Fort on its highest point. The visit to San Leo is unforgettable, it offers one of the most beautiful views of the whole territory.