Exhibitions and Fairs in Rimini
Rimini is one of Europe's most famous towns. Rimini is synonymous with summer, fun, discos and beaches. But Rimini is also an important economic centre, especially for the service sector, and not only tourism. Also the construction and fashion industries, as well as trade are well developed here. Business Tourism revolves around Palazzo dei Congressi in the city centre and the Rimini Exhibition Center - RiminiFiera, which annually organizes over 25 events and shows.
How to get to Rimini
Rimini is halfway between Bologna and Ancona on the Adriatic motorway A14. The city is accessible by two main exits: Rimini Nord and Rimini Sud. Rimini is crossed by important roads and highways of roman origin, such as the via Emilia and the via Flaminia - connecting the city to Rome, or the State Road 16 Adriatica - linking Padua to Otranto. The city has several train stations. The main one, Rimini Centrale, is on the railway lines Bologna-Ancona and Ferrara-Rimini. At RiminiFiera station stop trains during the major trade fairs. Business men who book a flight to Rimini land at Federico Fellini Airport, located in the Miramare district, is used for international flights and boasts a passenger traffic of 550 thousand people per year.
Where to stay in Rimini
A survey by Federalberghi, estimated at 14.6 million the total number of overnight stays per year in the province of Rimini. In the city there are about 70,000 hotel beds available. There is a wide range of accommodation options in Rimini: you can choose from hotels in Rimini historical centre, or on the seafront, along the shopping streets or a hotel close to Rimini Exhibition Center. The business hotels in Rimini are mainly located in the Fair area or near the Congress Center, while cheaper hotels in Rimini are often family-run businesses and therefore they offer the typical warm hospitality of Romagna region.
Shopping venues in Rimini
The shopping area of Rimini is mainly concentrated along the streets of the historical centre, but also on the alleys of the promenade. Starting from the centre, the major shopping streets of Rimini are Corso Augusto - where clothing stores as H&M have recently opened, via Garibaldi – famous for its jeweler's shops, via Gambalunga - which leads to piazza Cesare Battisti, where there is the train station. Another shopping area is that of Rimini Marina Centro, the central area of the promenade: a stylish area where there are many trendy bars and bathing establishments, as Turquoise and Bagno 26. The shopping streets in Marina Centro are Viale Vespucci and Viale Principe Amedeo, famous for its period villas. The heart of this area is piazza Fellini, where stands the legendary Grand Hotel.
Rimini is a city of entertainment, not only in summer. There are dozens of clubs and discos open all year, always crowded with young people and tourists. Among the most famous venues, worth a mention Caffè delle Rose, opened in 1959 and quite popular nowadays, the Mucho Macho for happy hours, the Coconuts and The Barge, where young locals usually spend their evenings. By 2013, the liberalization of trade on the town beaches, will allow them to be used all year to organize parties and open-air discos. This means that the beach will become the reign of night owls and nightlife... without time limits.