Oozing Italian elegance and beachfront boisterousness, Rimini is an energetic and elegant place in which a cultural dichotomy reigns supreme. A hedonistic nightlife contrasts with the architectural wealth of the Old Town, whose Roman relics are some of Italy’s most significant. Recline upon the golden sands of the beachfront, sipping luminous cocktails in the scorching sun or wander around the evocative maze of the Old Town in order to discover the remnants of a remarkable Roman history. It imitable Italian style, Rimin’s culinary scene is second to none so expect to feast upon traditional treats that incorporate sublime seafood.
Rimini’s cathedral is a consecrated and captivating structure with one of the most interesting histories in Italy. The Tempio Malatestiano’s architectural amalgamation is due to its 16th century transformation; originally built as an example of Gothic grandeur in the year 1200, it was altered later to symbolise the tomb of a beloved Italian lady. Guided tours reveal the intriguing secrets of the full story.
Renowned for the rambling nature of its eclectic exhibitions, the Museo della Citta is Rimini’s principal cultural contribution. Highlights of the collection include findings from a nearby Roman villa and an intriguing Book of Dreams written by the great revered director Felipe Felini.
A rustic and remarkable restaurant that combines superb service with exquisite quality and age old tradition is Mister Pizza, a pizzeria hailed as Italy’s finest. An authentic wood fired oven cooks pizzas to perfection, smothering them in melted mozzarella, soft mushrooms, roasted garlic and fresh basil. Feast to your heart’s content on an authentic and tantalising Italian feast. (Via Nicolo Tommaseo 80, Ghetto Turco, Rimini, Italy)