Lifestyle & Gastronomy

The Republic of San Marino participates in FITUR 2023


San Marino, 10 January 2023. – On Wednesday, January 18, Fitur 2023 starts, the reference tourist event for the Spanish and South American market in which the Republic of San Marino will be present with a personalized stand of 30 square meters within the ENIT Pavilion (stand 4 C07 -Hall 4).

The Republic of San Marino is like this: a wonderful fairy tale to live. Every moment is perfect to discover its history, admire its nature and appreciate its architecture. Each period of the year is full of unmissable events, cultural, spectacular and multisensory moments capable of offering original and exclusive experiences and emotions.

Its cultural tradition and its values of authenticity, freedom and identity have remained unchanged over the centuries: these are the reasons why UNESCO has included the historic center of San Marino, Borgo Maggiore and Monte Titano in its list of Protected Heritage.

It is a small open-air art museum; strolling through the historic center means immersing yourself in the Middle Ages and experiencing its timeless charm. There are many artistic attractions, such as the Basilica of the Saint, the small Church of St. Peter, the Church and Museum of San Francisco and the National Gallery.

In the splendid setting of Freedom Square you can admire the Public Palace, seat of the Parliament of San Marino (Great and General Council), where the famous changing of the guard takes place. To relive the fascinating past of San Marino, nothing better than visiting places that have remained unchanged over time, such as the Three Towers, or participating in the charming historical recreations of medieval flavor that take place in the Quarry of the Crossbowmen.

But above all, the historical peculiarity of San Marino is revealed in its ancient institutions, first of all that of the Excellency Captains Regent, whose institutional functions correspond to those of the Head of State. The Captains Regent take possession of their positions every April 1 and October 1 of the year with a suggestive procession open to the public frames this important institutional event.

In addition, located on Mount Titano, the Republic of San Marino is the ideal destination for nature lovers and active holidays. Rich in parks, trails and paths, it is ideal for lovers of hiking, mountain biking and free climbing. San Marino Experience, specialized in hospitality for cyclists, offers a unique experience to discover the territory of San Marino thanks to bicycle or ebike routes dedicated to mountain bikers and cycling enthusiasts.

The Republic of San Marino also has a rich enogastronomic tradition: the products of the Consorzio Terra di San Marino are highly appreciated throughout the world, such as extra virgin olive oil, honey, cheeses, bread made according to San Marino specifications and the delicious Tre Monti cake, the typical cake of the Republic. And to accompany these delicacies worthily, you have to taste the wines of the Consorzio Vini Tipici di San Marino: Tessano, Brugneto, Sangiovese, Sterpeto and Caldese.

The old town is a dream setting, offering hundreds of shops and restaurants where you can buy and taste the local gastronomic and wine delights. Here you will find truly unique products: characteristic artistic craftsmanship, coveted postage stamps, precious coins of the Republic and traditional ceramic creations.

San Marino Outlet Experience – A new generation outlet opened in 2021 in the Republic of San Marino welcomes visitors in an elegant, safe and comfortable environment for an emotional and unrepeatable shopping experience. More than 70 stores with luxury-premium brands are available to meet all needs. A unique and relaxing shopping experience with exclusive services. A place of innovative design immersed in an enchanting landscape.

The uniqueness of the oldest Republic in the world awaits to be discovered, visiting it in every season and strolling through the beautiful streets of a unique village.

Pictures by @visitsanmarino

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