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The Falesia Second Tower, also known as the Tower of Cesta, is an iconic attraction nestled on the highest peak of Mount Titano in San Marino. Offering breath-taking views and a peek into history, Falesia Second Tower is a must-see for every traveler.

History

The Falesia Second Tower dates back to the 13th century and served as a fortress for the ancient republic. Today, it stands as an epitome of San Marino’s medieval past and offers a museum of ancient arms within its historic walls.

How to Get There

The Second Tower is reachable by a short walk from the city center of San Marino, where regular bus services are available from nearby Italian cities like Rimini. The panoramic path connecting the first and second towers is a scenic treat.

List of Attractions

  • Museum of Antique Weapons: Showcases San Marino’s warfare history with over 1,550 exhibits.
  • Crenellated Fortress: The pristine views from the fortress’ walls are an unforgettable experience.
  • Stunning vistas from Mount Titano: The highest peak offers panoramic views of San Marino’s stunning landscapes.

Ticket Information

Entrance to Falesia Second Tower and the Museum of Ancient Weapons is 4.50 euros. A combined ticket for visiting all the three towers is available at 6.50 euros.

List of Tips for Visiting

  1. Wear Comfortable Shoes: The path to the Second Tower is rocky, so sturdy footwear is advised.
  2. Bring a Camera: You wouldn’t want to miss capturing the picturesque views from Mount Titano.
  3. Check Weather Forecast: The peak may be covered with fog on certain days hampering the views. So, check the weather before planning your visit.
  4. Reserve Enough Time: There’s a lot to see, from the exhibits within the tower to the sights on the outside. Avoid rushing through.
  5. Weekend Vibes: The tower can be crowded during weekends, especially in good weather. Plan accordingly.
  6. Conquer all Three Towers: To fully experience San Marino’s historical grit, we recommend visiting all three towers.
  7. Stay Hydrated: Due to the hike and higher altitude, ensure you drink enough water.

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