San Marino - The Republic of San Marino
Hotels San Marino - The Republic of San Marino
Having maintained its status as a free commune during the troubled Renaissance period, San Marino is today a perfect blend of modernity and centuries-old institutions and traditions. With great generosity and solidarity, the tiny Republic more than once opened its doors to those who, during the more difficult periods of Italian history, were in need of shelter and protection.
Among others, Giuseppe Garibaldi, the hero of the two worlds and over one hundred thousand refugees escaping the bombs of the Second World War.
An exemplary history and magnificent countryside were the most outstanding
attractions for famous and less-famous figures who, over the years, visited the
country. Particularly beautiful is the view from the three fortresses, built as
defence bulwarks on the top of Mount Titano. Thanks to its ancient and deeprooted vocation for hospitality and friendliness, San Marino, with its great
heritage of historic buildings and museums, and a wide variety of shops, attracts every year over three million visitors.
The country regularly hosts important cuitural and sports events - many at
international level - and is wellknown for its philatelic and numismatic