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Fortress of San Leo

Via Battaglione Cacciatori, 47865 San Leo RN, Italy


About Fortress of San Leo

The fort of San Leo, also known as the fortress of San Leo, is located in the municipality of the same name in the province of Rimini. It is located on the top of the rocky peak that overlooks the town of Leontine and dominates the Valmarecchia. In 2015 it registered 72 617 visitors.  Since December 2014, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has been managing it through the Emilia-Romagna Museum Complex, which in December 2019 became the Regional Directorate for Museums.

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Conca10.49km from Fortress of San Leo

The Conca is a river in the provinces of Pesaro and Urbino and Rimini. The Conca is a torrential watercourse that originates at over 1200 meters above sea level from Mount Carpegna in the Marche region.  The river forms the border between the municipality of Cattolica and that of Misano Adriatico. It receives two tributaries in the municipality of Misano Adriatico: the Fossa del Molino and the Stream.

Monte Carpegna11.01km from Fortress of San Leo

The Monte Carpegna is a mountain range of ' Tuscan-Romagna, located longitudinally northwest-southeast on the border between Marche, Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, in the area Montefeltro. The Monte Carpegna nearby is a ski resort. The communal territory is included in the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Regional Park.

Sasso di Simone15.83km from Fortress of San Leo

The Sasso di Simone is a huge block of limestone that rises like a regular parallelepiped from the mountains of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, reaching an altitude of 1204 m asl and dominating the Montefeltro region. Today it is part of the Sasso di Simone Nature Reserve between the province of Arezzo and the province of Pesaro-Urbino.

Marecchia16.93km from Fortress of San Leo

The Marecchia is a river of ' Northern Italy and gives its name to' namesake valley. The Marecchia is the ancient Ariminus which gave its name to Rimini. To date, its short stretch of plain and its mouth are conventionally used to mark the end of the Po Valley and the whole of northern Italy. The river originates in the municipality of Badia Tedalda in Tuscany from Alpe Della Luna, near the locality of Pratieghi on the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines.

Castel Sismondo25.12km from Fortress of San Leo

The Castel Sismondo di Rimini takes its name from its creator and builder, Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, at that time lord of Rimini and Fano. Today's remaining structure represents nothing more than the central core of the castle, which was originally defended by a further round of walls and a moat.  It was built at the behest of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta starting from 1437, in a period of great prosperity for the Malatesta lordship.

Mount Fumaiolo25.23km from Fortress of San Leo

Mount Fumaiolo is a peak of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, located between Romagna and Tuscany. It is known for being near its peak, a1 268  m  a.s.l. , the source of the Tiber river is located.  The Fumaiolo is famous for its imposing beech forests, the so-called beech woods, which can be covered thanks to a network of comfortable paths that can be traveled on foot and by mountain bike.

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Emilia-Romagna is a top European tourism destination, welcoming more than 11.5 million visitors annually and generating 50 million overnight stays. Its unique attractions – historical, cultural, artistic, social, industrial and economic – provide visitors with an authentic, all-round experience of the Italian lifestyle.