Excursions - Meritime

Inland parts and the surroundings


Culture, art and art of cooking mix together in Santarcangelo di Romagna, a gateway to Valmarecchia, native land of Tonino Guerra. A charming village where you should not miss the Malastesta Fortress, the Capuchin convent, the Fish Hatchery, the Arch, the Square dedicated to Pope Ganganelli and the tuff-stone caves. A must-see is the many taverns, the wrought-iron and canvas rust-printing crafts shops, and the wine shops where you can taste the typical specialties of Romagna


Longiano’s history has always been characterised by a rich cultural tradition. Its city centre is located on the first hills just outside the Adriatic coast. The village has a typical small medieval shape where the Malatesta Castle dated 1200 stands. From an architectural point of view Teatro Petrella is a pride for Longiano, built in 1876 and renovated at the end of the eighties.


Ravenna’s wonderful monuments show the importance of this town from a political, commercial and artistic point of view in the succession of many different civilizations and cultures. In particular, the Roman Imperial period and the splendid period when Ravenna became capital of the Eastern Empire left an extraordinary number of basilicas, baptisteries and mausoleums. The harmony of the classical-style buildings blends together with precious marbles and the famous Byzantine mosaics. The city is also well known for its main street and fashion boutiques.
Don’t miss:
Basilica di San Vitale, Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Basilica di S. Apollinare Nuovo, Basilica di S. Apollinare in Classe, Mausoleo di Teodorico, Battistero degli Ariani, Cappella Arcivescovile, Battistero Neoniano

San Marino

At 750 m. above sea level, the smallest and oldest sovereign state in the world which has maintained its freedom and independence for centuries: you are already abroad. From Mount Titano, the profiles of the three towers (Guaita, Cesta and Montale) stand out, symbols of the Republic which boasts, among its other glories, a noteworthy history and tradition of stamp and coin collecting, appreciated all over the world.


Situated in the centre of Italy and well served by the principal European cities, Rimini is the symbol and the ideal place of diversified tourism. Rimini, ancient and modern, popular and cultured, spectacular and craftsman like was sung about and immortalised by the Maestro of Italian cinema, Federico Fellini, whose art brought the legendary place to the attention of the world.