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San Marino Travel Information

The Basics

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Electricity

Electrical current is 220-240 volts, 50Hz. Plugs in use include the Italian three-pin and the European-style two-pin.

Language

The official language of San Marino is Italian.

Safety Information

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.

Local Customs

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.

Duty Free

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.

San Marino Travel Information

The Basics

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Electricity

Electrical current is 220-240 volts, 50Hz. Plugs in use include the Italian three-pin and the European-style two-pin.

Language

The official language of San Marino is Italian.

Safety Information

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.

Local Customs

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.

Duty Free

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.