Route 2

San Marino per tutti

Details Route 2

Path in short: the cable car station of San Marino City (Old Town) - Via Eugippo - Square Titan - Garden Liburni - Square Titan - Contrada of the College - Piazza Garibaldi - Contrada of the College - Liberty Square - Contrada of Pianello - Station cable car in San Marino City (Old Town)

Total length: 780 meters
Maximum gradient ascent: 14%
Maximum slope downhill: - 12%

Points of Interest:
Open Air Museum
Crossbowmen’s Quarry
Fountain in the Liburni’s Garden
Public Palace
Statue of Liberty

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Funivia - ph Ufficio di Stato per il Turismo

Route No. 2 starts from the Cable Car Station in the Old Town of San Marino.
Out of the cable car you will find yourself in Contrada Pianello, where on the right is a map of the Old Town. In front of the exit in a small garden, which you can not access because there are several steps, is the statue called "Motherhood" by Antonio Berti, cast in bronze in 1978 (work of the Open Air Museum).
In the entrance of the cable car station there is an accessible bathroom. To enter the bathroom, press the buzzer and an employ will open the door.

On the left of the small garden is the Tourist Information Office. There is an access ramp made of stone and a door with two shutters, one is 80 cm and the other 87 cm wide. Inside, the desk is 105 cm high. The same building houses also the State Board of Tourism and the Ministry of State for Tourism.

Connection with Route no.1 and Route no.5
From the cable car, turn right to reach the lookout terrace. To access it will pass a small stone ramp. The height of the wall is 75 cm. There are also telescopes for a fee, height 148 cm.

Allieva di danza - ph Lorenzo Alletti

Going down along Via Eugippo for 120 metres with an initial slope of -10%, you can see the fascinating Crossbowmen’s Quarry
It is not possible to access this monument due to a long stairway, but you can see it from the wall along via Eugippo. The wall is 51 cm high, with a 46 cm high iron handrail on it.

Immediately after the Crossbowmen’s Quarry is a green corner where you can see the sculptures “The Skater” by Emilio Greco, “Ballet pupil” by Venanzio Crocetti, “Wasp fighting” by Bino Bini, “Peace” by Antonio Berti, “The Lovers” by G. Maria Cavina and “Conversation” by Luciano Minguzzi. They are all works of the Open Air Museum.
At the end of the downhill, 137 meters long and with a slope of -12%, you will be in Piazzetta del Titano, which is overlooked by bars and shops, as well as by Pergami Belluzzi House, the seat of the State Museum.

Connection with Route No. 3 and Route No.5

Giardino dei Liburni - ph Danilo Forcellin

The State Museum, with free admission, is accessible by a ramp.
Inside you can visit the four exhibition floors by lift.
On Floor -2, out of the lift on the left, not signaled, is an accessible toilet.

Leaving the State Museum, on the left, you can enter the Liburnians’ Garden, through the arcade of the Cassa di Risparmio bank, where are small exhibitions and an ATM (keyboard height 1.15 m, screen height 1.40 m).
The completely flat route from the square to the fountain in the Liburnian's Garden is 104 metres long, at the end of the arcade there is a ramp which leads to an unevenly bricked up pavement. In the Garden you can find an accessible toilet for a fee, but there is a slightly rounded step (see photo) from 5 to 10 cm high.
At the end of the small square, at 50 metres from the fountain, you can see the upper part of the Altar to the Volunteers with its Votive Chapel.
At the end of the Liburnian's Garden is also located the entrance for the National Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery, wich is fully accessible to be visited with a lift at the entrance to reach the upper exposition floor.

Returning to Piazzetta del Titano, on the left, go up for 65 metres along Contrada del Collegio, with an 11% gradient, until you reach Garibaldi Square.
Opposite you will find the Philatelic and Numismatic State Society where you can buy collectable San Marino coins, stamps and phone cards.
The Society is open from Monday to Friday from 8.15 am to 2.15 pm. On Mondays and Thursdays until 6.00 pm.
In the summer and during the "Christmas of Wonders" event, generally from 8 December to 6 January, the Society is also open during weekends.

In a small flowerbed overlooking the square you can see the monument to Garibaldi.
The bust, sculpted by Stefano Galletti in 1882 and symbolically oriented towards Rome, is one of the first monuments erected to this hero in the world. Under the work, on the wall, are placed the four memorial stones commemorating the shelter given to Garibaldi and his men by San Marino.
Continuing along Contrada del Collegio uphill for 90 metres with a 14% slope, halfway, on the right, is an ATM (height 118 cm.).
Connection Route n.5 and Route n.6
Going uphill, you will reach, on the left, Liberty Square where you can see the Statue of Liberty, located in the middle of the square, backdrop is provided by the Public Palace and the Parva Domus Comunis.
Alongside the Office, is Mercuri House seat of the Secretariat of State for Industry, Crafts and Commerce and of the Secretariat of State for Labour, Cooperation and Information. Not open to visitors.
Connection with Route n.1 and Route n.6
At the beginning of the square you will see the Parva Domus Comunis, seat of the Secretariat of State for Home Affairs, in the middle is the Statue of Liberty and on the right the Public Palace
At the foot of the Statue of Liberty is located a fountain with drinkable water. Access is difficult because there is a step and the fountain is 150 cm high.

Palazzo Pubblico - ph Filippo Righi

You can enter the Public Palace and enjoy the rooms where the meetings of the Council take place.
Admission is free for disabled and accompanying people. A Guardia di Rocca will take you to the lift leading to the upper floors.
Next to the Public Palace you will find Contrada del Pianello. Take it and after 144 metres you will reach the Cable Car Station, the starting place of our tour in the Old Town of the Republic.
The entrance to the cable car is on the right and past the automatic door you will find yourself in the waiting room. Inside there is an accessible toilet and some stone seats. To enter the bathroom, press the buzzer and an employ will open the door.

The cable car provides the service of connecting the Old Town with Borgo Maggiore every 15 minutes; in case of significant influx, continuous service is planned.
Connection with Route n.1 and Route n.5