Tiny San Marino's make-believe beauty overlooks Adriatic coast

Posted on Sunday, Dec 04, 2016
San Marino is not on many travelers' Italian bucket lists, which is a shame, yet logical. The venerable little mountaintop country - officially called the Most Serene Republic of San Marino - could barely fill a thimble. And though it is surrounded by northeastern Italy, it isn't, technically, Italy. A landlocked speck overlooking the Adriatic coast, it is overlooked by almost everyone.