Rimini is a province in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northeast Italy. The province has a long tourist tradition, and is famous for the seaside resorts of the Romagna Riviera of Rimini, Riccione, Cattolica, Bellaria-Igea Marina and Misano Adriatico which extend along its 30 km of coastline along the Adriatic Sea.
- 1 Rimini is a resort town popular with Italians and Russians.
- 2 Riccione is another popular resort nearby on the coast.
- 3 Novafeltria has a town centre established in the 10th century.
- 4 Pennabilli has the wacky Garden of Forgotten Fruits and the Petrified Garden.
Rimini Federico Fellini Airport (RMI IATA) is a short bus ride from Rimini city centre. It has flights from within Italy, and seasonally from Moscow, Munich and London Stansted.
You could also fly into Milan or Bologna. Forlì airport has no commercial flights but these may resume in 2021.
Fast trains run hourly from Milan via Bologna to Rimini and continue down the coast to Ancona, Bari and Lecce. Regional trains also ply between Ravenna, Rimini and Riccione.
By road from the north follow A14 Autostrada Adriatica from Bologna past Faenza, Forlì and Cesena.
Mi Muovo is an integrated public transport pass for the region. Short-stay visitors might use "Mi Muovo Multibus", a 12-trip bus ticket, see Emilia Romagna#Get around.
- The Fellini museum in Rimini showcases the great film director.
- Pennabilli has the offbeat Garden of Forgotten Fruits and the Petrified Garden.
- Beach: the Adriatic Riviera, miles and miles of sand and regulation-spaced parasols, stretches through Rimini to Riccione.
This province is at the edge of the Romagna wine-growing area. You'll also find Emilia and Bologna wines widely available.
- Usual advice about traffic, care of valuables, and staying clear of rowdy drunks along the beach strip.
- The mountains need suitable clothing and footwear but are of no great height.
- Ravenna (province) north has a lovely old principal city, but the coast is mostly industrial.
- San Marino is a microstate surrounded by Italy. A day-trip will be plenty.