This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Borgo Maggiore. To help you make friends with Borgo Maggiore before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Borgo Maggiore, San Marino, is located in the centre of the republic and home for almost seven thousand people. The closest international airport is in Rimini on the Italian territory, around twenty kilometres northeast of Borgo Maggiore. Since Rimini is popular tourist destination for beach lovers and sun-seekers, you can easily find cheap international flights to get to San Marino. Consider that there are more flights during the summer. Regular bus connections from Rimini Railway Station to San Marino are available.
The municipality has a long history as trading hub. The first market took place in the thirteenth century, and the traditional market is still an important weekly event for the local economy. Moreover, Borgo Maggiore is well known as a place for shopping. The small republic is compact and easy to get around. However, a car is the best option to discover the region.
Borgo Maggiore is less touristy than the capital of San Marino and you will find fewer places such as Borgo Maggiore, San Marino hostels and hotels at which to stay. However, there are some accommodations around. The facilities of a hostel in Borgo Maggiore, San Marino, are clean and free Wi-Fi is available. If you want to choose from a bigger supply of hotels and guesthouses, check out the nearby capital of San Marino.
The scenic and symbolic Mount Titano (in Italian, Monte Titano) is just around five kilometres south of Borgo Maggiore. The peak is seven hundred fifty metres above sea level and is the highest mountain in San Marino. The Historic Centre of San Marino and Mount Titano were recently awarded as UNESCO World Heritage. The Three Towers of San Marino are located on the peaks of Mount Titano. These lovely towers were built between the eleventh and fourteenth century. They enable a beautiful view on the hilly surrounding landscape. A trip to Mount Titano is suitable for active tourists and architecture
Written by local enthusiast for Borgo Maggiore hostelsFlo