Here Are 8 Thrilling Activities To Try In Italy’s Rimini

One of Italy’s most spectacular seaside resorts, Rimini is a tasting guide to the best Italy has to offer: glittering beaches, fascinating ancient monuments and heaps of amazing Italian cuisine. Rimini was founded in 268 BC. Founded in 1000 BC, it has seen and played key roles in millennia of history, from the Roman Republic to World War II. It has been the stage and inspiration for iconic Italian art and artists, from Leonardo da Vinci to Federico Fellini; and has become one of the most desirable tourist destinations in Italy.



To help travelers get the most out of their trip, we’ve curated some city tours to introduce visitors to the facet of Rimini they most want to immerse themselves in. From foodies to beach lovers to history buffs, there is something for every traveler here.

8th Get to know the famous sights of Rimini on a private walking tour

First-time visitors must explore Rimini’s most historically important and well-known landmarks. Travelers will walk around Rimini and learn about the history that includes Ancient Rome, the Italian Renaissance, the great wars and more. See the impressive Roman ruins such as the two thousand year old Tiberius Bridge, drive through the fishing village of Borgo San Giuliano, Fellini’s Children’s Cinema, Cinema Fulgor, the Roman Arch of Argo D’Augusto and much more.

  • Trip:
    Approx. 2 hours and 30 minutes

  • Prices:
    Starting at $182

  • Contains:
    Guided tours in English, Italian and French

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7 Take an exclusive cooking class to prepare traditional Italian dishes

This one is for the foodies out there! If there’s anything better than enjoying traditional Italian pasta, it’s going to give you a whole class in how to make it yourself. On this special tour of Italian cuisine, culinary enthusiasts will learn how to create and roll from local Rimini chefs sfoglia (fresh pasta) from scratch, cook two different types of pasta and approach authentic Italian tiramisu step by step, because what is life without dessert!

  • Trip:
    About 3 hours

  • Prices:
    Starting at $100

  • Contains:
    Drinks, aperitifs, aprons, ingredients and tasting of the dishes

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6 Experience all the charm of Rimini by night

To see Rimini in a different light, what better alternative than this romantic lamplit historical tour. Walk through it and learn the story behind the Arco d’Augusto, see Piazza Cavour where the Pope’s sculpture and Rimondo Castle come alive with the city lights, and watch the city glow by night from the Tiberius Bridge and from the ancient Roman forum.

  • Trip:
    Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes

  • Prices:
    Starting at $80

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5 Visit the city market and take a cooking class

To take a culinary journey to the next level, take a guided tour of the city market, learn about the different types of pasta, what the best ingredients are and where to find them, and which of Rimini’s staples are preferred at what time of year en route back to a true Italian aperitivo and cooking class, complete with a selection of accompanying wine tastings.

  • Trip:
    About 5 hours

  • Prices:
    Starting at $132

  • Contains:
    Wine and courses are offered in English and Italian

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4 Get off the beaten tourist track with a private tour of Rimini

For those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of tourist groups and explore Rimini through less popular – but still just as fascinating – points, this tour is a perfect option. With a private guide, each traveler can tailor their experience to suit their tastes and curiosities—learn about Rimini’s Roman ruins and culture—like the Surgeon’s house with Roman medical instruments—its Renaissance history, or delve into the city’s cinematic corners like Borgo San Giuliano with its murals dedicated to Fellini.

  • Trip:
    Approx. 2 hours and 30 minutes

  • Prices:
    Starting at $300

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3 Take a day trip and get to know the beautiful regional villas

Take a trip from the neighboring villages of Verucchio and Santarcangelo to enjoy the Emilia-Romana region at its best. Verucchio was the headquarters of the powerful Malatesta family and the remnants of their power can be seen in the remains of the forts and many historic buildings in the village. Santarcangelo has an equally fascinating historical center as well as the amazingly shaped underground caves. These two villages are perfect to complete a trip to the province of Rimini.

  • Trip:
    About 7 hours

  • Prices:
    Starting at $320

  • Included:
    Transport, historical tour and lunch

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2 Relax with a boat tour along the Rimini coast

There are few ways to get to know Rimini more scenic or relaxing than cruising the glittering northern Italian coastline by boat. Spend the day on the boat, sprawling out in the sun and exploring the Rimini coast from a whole different perspective. The boat docks at the chic Riccione beach for passengers to dive and enjoy the water. The tour is very flexible, meaning the boat can sail to where the group prefers.

  • Trip:
    About 4 hours

  • Prices:
    Starting at $700

  • Included:
    Sailing boating, catamaran tour and snacks

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1 Take a street food tasting tour of Rimini

Another one for the foodies, this time focusing on Rimini’s typical street food spots and markets! Visitors are guided through the market stalls, food stalls and establishments to sample Rimini’s most popular grocery stores and the street’s most delicious staples, all with instruction and explanation of Rimini’s vibrant local cuisine.

  • Trip:
    About 3 hours

  • Prices:
    Starting at $90

  • Included:
    Guided tour, three tasting experiences

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