Rimini - Past and Present - Things to do and See
Rimini - The capital of the Romagna region is located at the south tip of the Padana flat area, surrounded by hills and beautiful sandy beaches. The town has been a major tourist destination since the 900' (the first fully equipped beach dates back to 1843) and today still pulls-in holiday makers by the thousands. Rimini's golden beach - is a great place to chill out with a book , listen to some music, enjoy a game of volley ball or bowls, take a stroll or just relax on a boat cruise and take in the beautiful scenery of the Adriatic coast. For the more active there are a wide range of water sports - swimming, canoeing, wind surfing and kite surfing.
Rimini is not only for beach lovers - The historic centre is steeped in history and is rich in monuments originating from roman times - Arco d'Augusto, Ponte di Tiberio e Castel Sismondo.( free multilingual guided walking tours available in Summer). Marina Centro - a shoppers paradise is situated not far from the historic centre. There is a wide range of shops and facilities which offer everything from the latest Italian fashion, delicious food and local markets. There is also a recreational park nearby which is great for long walks or just relax in the green areas and watch the sunset.
The countryside and surrounding areas have a lot to offer, medieval castles, fortresses, old roman towns, monuments, war cemeteries and in particular the fascinating views of the vineyards and olive trees. Old Roman Towns - Gradara Castle, San Marino - Oldest Republic, Rock of Cagliostro at San Leo. If all this is not enough there is a wide choice of theme parks - Aquafan (waterpark) , Italia in Miniatura (Little Italy), Oltre Mare (earth and ocean) , Le Navi (aquarium), Delfinario (dolphin shows), Mirabilandia (fantasy park), Parco Tematico dell'Aviazione (aviation museum).
For more information visit : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RiminiRIMINI, the Home Town of Federico Fellini, (January 20, 1920 – October 31, 1993) was the most important Italian film director. Known for a distinct style that blends fantasy and baroque images, he is considered one of the most influential and widely revered filmmakers of the 20th century. For more information visit : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federico_Fellini
Federico Fellini Museum
Via Clementini 2, Rimini, Fellini's Museum is located within Rimini's historic centre and is popular with both Italian public and foreign visitors alike. This museum covers everything related to the great film director's life and career, from the earliest days of Federico Fellini (1920 - 1993) to his greatest masterpieces, including five Oscars. The Museo Fellini hosts regular exhibitions of drawings, photographs and sketches.
Rimini museum open: Tuesday to Friday - 16:00 to 19:00, Saturday to Sunday - 10:00 to 12:00 and 16:00 to 19:00
Rimini museum admission: free
Rimini it's really famous for KITESURFING and WINDSURFING.
For more information visit : http://www.bunker-rimini.com/
Rimini Weekly Markets
Wednesday and Saturdays. Great bargains to be had.