San Marino Travel Information
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Electrical current is 220-240 volts, 50Hz. Plugs in use include the Italian three-pin and the European-style two-pin.
The official language of San Marino is Italian.
There are no specific health risks when travelling to San Marino, with visitors able to travel without special vaccinations and medications. If you aren't up to date, your doctor may recommend vaccinations for MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) and tetanus-diphtheria. An influenza vaccine is recommended if travelling to San Marino between November and April.
Medical facilities in San Marino are good. However, travel insurance is still recommended for none EU-citizens as medical attention can be expensive. Serious conditions will result in a transfer to more comprehensive facilities in Rimini.
The City of San Marino is considered a very safe city with low crime rates. However, visitors should keep a close eye on their valuables as pickpockets are common in crowded areas.
Although many local customs and standards of etiquette in San Marino are similar to Italy, it is considered rude to refer to locals as 'Italians'. The residents of San Marino are very proud of their independence.
Travellers from EU countries are limited to 110 litres of beer, 90 litres of wine (of which 60 litres may be sparkling), 20 litres of fortified wine, 10 litres of spirits, and 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, or 1kg of tobacco. Non-EU travellers are limited to 16 litres of beer, 4 litres of wine, 2 litres of fortified wine, 1 litre of spirits, and 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, or 250 grams of tobacco. Prohibited items include narcotic drugs, medicinal products, arms and weapons, explosives and protected animal and plant species.
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