Experience San Marino

From £999
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Sep 2020 - Sep 2020
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From £999
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Sep 2020 - Sep 2020
Tour Overview

​​Nestling between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic, the tiny landlocked nation of San Marino is the world's oldest surviving sovereign state and its oldest republic. From this superb hilltop location, your base for four nights, discover the delights of the Adriatic coast and the splendours of Emilia Romagna and Le Marche.

  • Short Break
  • All Breakfasts
  • Max Group Size 30
  • Flight Choices

Your Holiday Includes

  • ​Just You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist
  • Local Guide Return flights from Heathrow with British Airways 
  • A dedicated Just You representative to greet you at selected UK airports
  • 4 nights in a 4-star hotel 5 included meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 dinner including welcome drink & dinner
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation & porterage 
  • Audio Guide​​

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Over the welcome dinner, a sommelier will explain how to pair wine with food ​
  • Guided walking tour of San Marino 
  • Explore the medieval city of Urbino & the Palazzo Ducale 
  • Visit the Adriatic resort of Pesaro, birthplace of the composer Rossini ​​

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Bologna

You'll fly to Bologna today, transferring on arrival to San Marino, your base for the next four nights. Close to the Apennines and just a few kilometers inland from Rimini, this tiny nation boasts grand fortresses and stunning views of the Adriatic from its hilltop location. This evening we will head to Restaurant La Terrazza, one of the best restaurants in San Marino with amazing views, for a welcome dinner. Sample typical dishes made with local ingredients as you get to know your travelling companions.

Meals included: D

Day 2 San Marino

This morning, enjoy a walking tour in the company of a Local Guide. You'll see the Government Palace and pay a visit to the San Marino Basilica, the heart of both the city and the republic. The rest of the day is free for you to explore San Marino at your own pace. Perhaps visit one of the many museums or take a panoramic stroll to the hilltop Cesta fortress. Enjoy views from the Piazza della Libertá or wander round the elaborate carvings of the Palazzo Pubblico. Alternatively, join an optional guided tour to learn about San Marino's role in WWII. You'll discover where the bombs fell and hear stories of the Jewish community of San Marino. ​
Meals included: B

Day 3 Urbino & Pesaro

​We'll travel into the Italian region of Le Marche today on an included excursion. Our first stop is the hill town of Urbino, an enchanting jumble of medieval and Renaissance houses, churches and palazzos. The splendid 15th century Palazzo Ducale was built by some of the finest craftsmen of the time and towers above the rooftops. We'll join a Local Guide for a tour of this architectural masterpiece.​
Later we'll visit Pesaro, a pretty town on the Adriatic coast and the birthplace of Rossini. The composer was so fond of Pesaro that he left the town all of his possessions, which are now housed in Casa Rossini, a museum celebrating his life.  ​

Meals included: B

Day 4 San Marino - at Leisure

Enjoy a leisurely day in San Marino. Alternatively, join an optional excursion to Ravenna, where a guided tour will introduce its historical centre. Highlights include the Basilica di San Vitale and the Basilica di Sant'Appollinare Nuovo. We'll also view the 5th and 6th century mosaics at the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia – they are some of the finest in the world.
This evening you can choose to enjoy an optional farewell dinner in a restaurant.​​​

Meals included: B

Day 5 Bologna - UK

​Transfer back to Bologna airport for your flight back to the UK. ​

Meals included: B

Additional Information



Accommodation

Grand Hotel San Marino

The Grand Hotel San Marino offers modern and elegant accomodation with a breathtaking view of the Montefeltro valley. The hotel is perfect for food and wine lovers as it boasts its own renowned restaurant where guests can enjoy local products. Additionally there is a lovely buffet breakfast, solarium terrace and a gym. Rooms are classic and elegant in style and have all the amenities required including air conditioning, minibar, safe, hairdryer, TV, wifi and toiletries.

Just You have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

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