Rimini Life and Visitor Travel Tips
(Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy)
The coastal city of Rimini has become a leading resort on the famed Adriatic Riviera and much visited by tourists wishing to explore Italy's ever-popular Emilia-Romagna region. Lying directly south of Venice
, Rimini has much more than simply its beaches to offer and boasts endless Gothic architecture and ancient remains of past civilisations.
A large part of life in Rimini now tends to revolve around its thriving tourist industry. Many visitors choose to tour the region and also enjoy the sights within neighbouring cities and communes, such as Ravenna to the north and Pesaro to the south.
Useful Contact Details
The main tourist office in Rimini is to be found at the train station and close to the bus station on Via Dante, although a further outlet lies to the north at the Parco Federico Fellini, off the Lungomare Claudio Tintori and Viale Amerigo Vespucci.
Bar Posto Pubblico
Address: Corso Giovanni XXIII 20a, Rimini, Italy, IT
Tel: +39 0541 2 98 98
Open hours: June to September, Monday to Saturday - 07:30 to midnight; October to May, Sunday - 14:00 to 22:00
Main Rimini Tourist Office
Address: Train Station, Piazzale Cesare Battisti, Rimini, Italy, IT
Tel: +39 0541 5 13 31
Open hours: April to October, Monday to Saturday - 08:30 to 19:00; November to March, Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 16:00
Parco Federico Fellini Tourist Office
Address: Parco Federico Fellini 3, Rimini, Italy, IT
Tel: +39 0541 5 69 02
Open hours: April to September, Monday to Saturday - 08:30 to 19:30; October to March, Monday to Saturday - 08:30 to 19:00
Language and Dialect
Italian is the language of Rimini and locals tend to speak this with a strong accent, with many also speaking a local Emiliano-Romagnolo dialect. Although many residents involved with the Rimini tourist trade do speak English to some degree, a few Italian phrases will go a long way and often make a holiday that little bit more enjoyable.
- Hi. - Ciao.
- Which? - Quale?
- Who? - Chi?
- I am English. - Io sono inglese.
- Where are you from? - Da dove vieni(e)?
- What is your name? - Come ti chiami (si chiama)?
- It does not matter - Non importa
- How much is the room per night? - Quanto costa una stanza per notte?
- We are leaving today - Partiamo oggi.
- I'd like a single room. - Vorrei una camera singola.
- What is the matter? - Che cosa succede?
Dos and Don'ts
- Automobile Association - visitors in need of assistance should call the Automobile Club d'Italia, using their 24-hour phone line: +800 116 80
- Hospital - those in need of medical services in Rimini should head to the hospital along the Viale Luigi Settembrini. An emergency doctor (Guardia Medica) can be reached by phone on +39 0541 70 57 57
- Internet Services - access to email and the web is available at various outlets around central Rimini, including the Bar Posto Pubblico on the Corso Giovanni XXIII
- Postal Services - the main post office can be found on the Corso d'Augusto
- Smoking - do not smoke in public places. If in any doubt, smoking restrictions are usually clearly indicated with universal signs
- Working - it is against the law for non-EU visitors to work in Rimini without a work permit, known locally as a 'permesso di lavoro'