San Marino Travel Guides for Backpackers

Visit Italy’s San Marino, the World’s Smallest Country

If you’re planning a trip to the Mediterranean, or Italy, then definitely take a road trip through to San Marino while you’re there – the world’s smallest, and oldest, country. For the most part, San Marino is an unexplored gem in the middle of the Italian countryside, often ignored, overlooked, or visited just for the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the capital city. About San Marino San Marino is officially known as The Most Serene Republic of San Marino, and it’s one of the most intriguing countries in the world. Something of an enigma thanks to its off-the-beaten-track status […]
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Imaginations Run Wild, in San Marino

The Towers The stone brick of the guard tower is cool against my skin, as I lean out to view the fortress of San Marino. Situated upon a mountain that appears to stand apart from any other, and surrounded by comparatively flat lands, the castle is an impressive menacing structure, displaying the strength and power of its occupants. Its walls sit on the edge of a cliff, a sheer and terrifying drop to the land below – one that no one could survive. As I patrol the walls of the tower, I am able to see for miles around, a […]
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