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San Marino Travel Information

According to hyperrestaurant, San Marino is a dwarf state in Europe that is completely enclosed by Italy. The capital of San Marino is the eponymous San Marino. San Marino consists of the following municipalities: Serravalle, Borgo Maggiore, San Marino Città, Domagnano, Fiorentino, Acquaviva, Faetano, Chiesanuova and Montegiardino.

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San Marino is a hilly country with the highest point “Monte Titano” at an altitude of 756 meters. The country is known for its duty-free shopping, beautiful architecture and views. San Marino’s economy is largely based on tourism and wine and cheese production.

Where is San Marino located?

Travel information of San Marino

Official name: Republic of San Marino
Continent: Europe
Area: 61 km²
Capital: San Marino
Country code: SM, SMR
Population: 34,232 inhabitants (2020)
Form of government: Republic
Highest point: 755 m (Monte Titano)
Distance (Amsterdam – San Marino): 1,088 km

Travel advice
Current status: No special security risks.
Current color code: Green.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), (temporary) measures may apply in San Marino that you as a tourist may have to deal with. For the most up-to-date corona travel advice, please refer to our special coronavirus travel advice page. For the number of current corona infections, number of deaths and various corona-related graphs of San Marino, please visit Countryaah.

Travel offer
On our travel offer page you will find an overview of reliable travel organizations that offer complete trips and holidays to San Marino. In addition, you will find an overview of separate travel components (car rental, hotels and airline tickets) with which you can compose your ideal trip yourself.

Travel guides and maps
Are you looking for a travel guide, map, walking map, cycling map, book or DVD about San Marino?

Excursions, activities and day trips
With the help of Countryaah you can reserve an excursion, activity, tour, entrance ticket and/or day trip for your stay in San Marino at a discount. This way you are assured of a place, in some cases you can skip the queue and you can already plan your travel program.

Weather and climate
San Marino has a Mediterranean climate. During the winter months the temperatures are around 0 to 10 degrees and during the summer months around 20 to 30 degrees.
The current weather (weather forecast) and a weather forecast for San Marino can be found on our extensive weather page.
Detailed information about the climate of San Marino can be found at Climate info.

Best time
May, June, September and October are the best months to travel to San Marino. In these months you have the most pleasant temperatures.

Italian is the official language in San Marino.
Would you like to translate from or into Italian for free? Use the Google translator for this.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not necessary.

Embassies and consulates
Below is an overview of relevant diplomatic representations, including addresses and contact details.
Netherlands Embassy in Italy:
Italian Embassy in the Netherlands:
Italian consulates in the Netherlands:
For urgent assistance, you can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24/7 on +31247247247.

Vaccination (inoculation)
You do not need any vaccinations for a visit to San Marino.

Money and Currency
In San Marino, payment is made with the euro (EUR).
An overview of all ATMs in San Marino can be found on our ATMs page.

In San Marino it is customary to tip. If no service costs have been calculated yet, a tip of approximately 10% is given.

Time difference
There is no time difference with the Netherlands.
Summer time in San Marino is the same as in the Netherlands.
The local time, date and time zone for San Marino can be found on our time difference page.

Traffic and route
In San Marino you have to drive on the right.
You do not need an international driver’s license to drive and/or rent a motor vehicle in San Marino.
With the Google route planner you can compile a route description from, to or within San Marino.

Electricity In San Marino you may need a travel plug
in some cases. More information about common plugs and sockets in San Marino can be found on our electricity page.

Emergency services
If you need help from the police, fire brigade and/or ambulance in an emergency, you can use the emergency numbers below.
– Police: 113
– Fire: 115
– Ambulance: 118

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
If you are unable to buy bottled water, use a water purifier to purify the water or boil the water for 5 minutes. After this you can safely use it as drinking water and for things like brushing teeth, cleaning lenses and washing vegetables and / or fruit. More information about drinking water and/or the purchase of water purification products can be found on our drinking water page.

News and newspapers
The latest news related to San Marino can be found on Google news.
An overview of the newspapers from San Marino can be found on Abyznewslinks.

Websites from San Marino end
San Marino official website:

The country code (international access code) to call someone in San Marino is 00378 or +378.
Do you want to call the Netherlands from San Marino? Then use the Dutch country code 0031 or +31.
(If using a country code, omit the leading 0 of the number to be called.)
Phone numbers can be found in the San Marino Telephone Directory.
Company details can be found in the Yellow Pages of San Marino.

Photos and videos
On Flickr you will find a nice collection of photos of San Marino.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from San Marino.

An overview of all public holidays in San Marino can be found on

Reviews and travel experiences
On Zoover and TripAdvisor you will find reviews from travelers about accommodations (eg hotel), restaurants and destinations in San Marino, supplemented with photos, videos and places of interest.

Places of interest
When thinking of San Marino, people quickly think of the three Towers and the Palazzo Pubblico, but San Marino has much more to offer. On our places of interest page you will find an extensive overview of the most beautiful and famous places of interest in San Marino. Here you will find general information, opening times and entrance fees.

Are you looking for a travelogue about San Marino?
Here you will find travel reports and experiences of travelers who have previously visited San Marino. It is also possible to keep a free diary of your trip for family and/or friends.

Nature and world heritage
An overview of the protected nature areas (including national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in San Marino can be found on Protected Planet.
An overview of the world heritage sites in San Marino can be found on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Customs rules
Do you want to know how much you are allowed to import and export when traveling to San Marino? On the IATA website you will find an overview with the maximum quantities of cigarettes, alcohol, money and perfume, among other things. If you stick to these quantities, you don’t have to declare anything to customs. You will also find the laws and regulations regarding the entry of pets on this website.

Relevant legislation
Below you will find relevant laws and regulations that you may encounter during your visit to San Marino.
– Alcohol: Buying and/or drinking from the age of 16.
– Alcohol and traffic: The maximum permitted alcohol content is 0.5 (0 for novice drivers up to 3 years old).
– Tobacco: Buying and/or smoking from the age of 18.
– Smoking ban: In public places.
– Homosexuality: Allowed

Did you know that…
…San Marino is the oldest surviving state and constitutional republic in the world?
…The Constitution of San Marino, from 1600, is the oldest constitution still in force?
…San Marine has no national debt?
…San Marino is not officially a euro country?
…San Marino is visited annually by approximately 2 million tourists?
…San Marino is entirely on a mountain?