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Lesser known than other high-profile cities in Italy, Rimini is a well-kept secret. The capital city of the province of Rimini, the city has about 150,000 residents. Being located on the Adriatic Sea, it has become one of the most famous seaside resort destinations in all of Europe, largely because of its 15-km stretch of beaches lined with over 1,000 hotels, and countless bars, restaurants and nightclubs.

Rimini has a rich history in art, and its streets are filled with villas, palaces, churches, monasteries and archaeological sites, making it an ideal place for Canadian travellers who want a beach vacation, but who also want to experience Italian culture. No travel experience is complete without an affordable and reliable travel insurance policy to fall back on if things do not go according to plan.

The sights and surroundings in Rimini

Being a seaside resort town, the number one attraction is the city’s beaches. Many tourists flock to the area to soak up the sun and take in the vibrant nightlife. Finding a hotel on the beachfront is not an issue. Make sure to ask for a room with an ocean view.

When you are not on the beach, be sure to check out the many local sights in the area. Some of the most popular tourist attractions include the Tiberius Bridge, Arco d’Augusto, Basilica Cattedrale, Borgo San Giuliano, Piazza Cavour, Rimini Centro, the Wheel of Rimini and Fontana della Pigna. Walking along the beach and the beachfront streets is also a popular activity.

Rimini has a humid, subtropical climate, so spring and summer are the most popular times of the year for visitors. Many beachgoers also visit during the fall, as the temperatures are still warm, but rain is more frequent. To beat the crowds, consider going in May or September.

Rimini travel insurance considerations

Whether you are planning a trip to Rimini or anywhere else in Italy, Blue Cross has the perfect travel insurance solution for you. Our personalized travel insurance rates are based on your age, trip duration and other factors relevant to your trip, ensuring you get the best rates and the coverage you need. We offer the best coverage for a worry-free trip. Contact us to get a free travel insurance quote now.