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San Marino

San Marino: At a glance

Capital: San Marino

Population: 33,400

Official language: Italian

Time zone: Central European Standard Time, Central European Summer Time

Emergency #: 118

Vaccinations required: No

Risk of malaria: No

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San Marino: Travel Health Information

One of the world’s smallest countries, San Marino is known for its land-locked mountain-top location, history, architecture, and natural landscapes. Travellers can take in San Marino’s mountainous scenery, and visit the country’s many cultural heritage sites.

Healthcare

The standards for patient care and medical services in San Marino may differ from your home country. San Marino has a public healthcare system consisting of one hospital and several private and public clinics. Medical care in San Marino is low-cost but high quality; the country is consistently rated as one of the top healthcare providers in Europe. Doctors are trained to an international standard and

In the event of a medical emergency, contact your travel health insurance company immediately. Hospitals and private practitioners in San Marino typically require upfront payment, regardless if you have travel health insurance. Evacuation to Italy may be required for complex emergencies. Ensure that you have accessible funds to cover upfront fees and adequate travel health insurance. Before you depart, check with your insurer about the extent of their coverage in San Marino.

Pharmacies and medications

Prescriptions for medicines must be obtained by a local doctor and paid for up-front in a pharmacy.

If you are travelling with medication, check with San Marino’s embassy, consulate, or Ministry of Health for details on medication allowances and restrictions. Note that these sources may provide incomplete or out-of-date information.

Road safety

Roads in San Marino are generally well maintained. Roads in mountainous areas may pose a risk for travellers. Seat belts are required for the driver and all passengers of a vehicle at all times. Helmets are mandatory for motorcycle drivers and passengers at all times and are are recommended for cyclists.



San Marino: At a glance

Capital: San Marino

Population: 33,400

Official language: Italian

Time zone: Central European Standard Time, Central European Summer Time

Emergency #: 118

Vaccinations required: No

Risk of malaria: No

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