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RDS Stadium – Sport Arena

The RDS Stadium is a multifunctional and flexible venue with technological equipment and ideal spaces to cater for numerous types of events.
This characteristic makes it an ideal place to organise both major events, such as congresses, conventions, fairs, sports competitions and concerts (it can hold up to 7.000people) and smaller events such as meetings, workshops, receptions or banquets.

How to reach the RDS stadium
The RDS Stadium is situated in Rimini, 3 km from the historical centre and offers many parking spaces (up to 1100 spaces) allowing one to easily reach the building by car.
RDS stadium, situated in south Rimini is easily reachable by:
Auto car – Motorway A14, exit Rimini South
Trains – Rimini train station
Bus – by using the public transport one can reach the stadium even from the town centre or the countryside.

RDS Stadium – the Buldings
Central arena: its dimensions are 64×33 m ; 24.20 h. The central arena can be configured in many different ways, based on the necessities of the events that take place.

Exposition areas: 3 open space exposition areas are linked to the central arena, and can also be used for catering (1 area, 600 square metres; 2 areas, 400square metres).

Other areas: Reception and secretary area, cloakroom area, 2 bars, 4 toilette areas, catering and exposition area, 3 offices, reserved first aid area, firemen office reserved, dressing rooms (first floor, south west side), star dressing room (with private bathroom), other dressing rooms (with private bathroom), 2 bathrooms, referees changing rooms with baths and showers. Press offices anti doping office.
Building A (north side):first floor: room (600 square metres),
toilets, external access to the second ring north side.
Building B (east side): first floor (400 square metres) with 2 toilets, external access to the second ring east side. Second floor (400 square metres) with 2 toilets, external access from the first floor.

RDS Stadium
Parking space and technical services

Public parking (350 car parks), guarded, with access from two roads private parking area behind the stage for trainers and opposite teams various fenced parking spaces on the south side area (next to the dressing and changing rooms)
External areas: rears areas which can be used for catering or placing gazebos, meetings and/or other both, in summer and in winter.
Technical services
Lighting : 2000 LUX
General lighting with various computerised function
Electrical panel for shows 200 KW of power to use for the sound and lights.
Sounds system
Maxi Vision spread PA 152 controlled by digital processor MACKE

RDS Stadium
Plan of the Sport Arena: 5001 seats

Hotels

A unique offer that makes the difference
Professionalism and excellence of services are the qualities
which distinguish the hotel offer within the Province of Rimini.
Overall there are:
75.289 rooms, of which
56.870 in 3* to 5* categories
Hotels in Rimini:
n. 2 5* hotels Total rooms: 220 •
n. 66 4* hotels Total rooms: 3.953 •
n. 613 3* hotels Total rooms: 23.462 •
n. 282 2* hotels Total rooms: 6.830 •
Most of the hotels are located along the seaside area and are one next to the other, ranging from 2 to 5-star categories, or just a few minutes’ walk from each other, along a sort of “hotel-boulevard”.

Connections

Bologna Airport
Km 100 north of Rimini. It is the third most important international airport in Italy, and runs daily scheduled European and intercontinental flights. Shuttle transfer service will be provided for teams and delegates between Bologna airport and Rimini.

Ancona Airport
Km 80 south of Rimini. It features regular scheduled flights to Rome, London, Duesseldorf, Munich, Madrid, Stockholm, Bruxelles Charleroi, and Skopje. Shuttle transfer service will be provided for teams and delegates between Ancona airport and Rimini.

Rimini Airport
Located in the city of Rimini. It actually features regular scheduled flights to London, Warsaw and Kaunas. Probably other flights will be added. You can directly check the flights programme on the website www.miniairport.com.

By Car
Rimini is served by the Autostrada A14 (A14 motorway), linking it to Bologna and Milan to the north and to Bari to the south. 4 motorway exits: Rimini Nord, Rimini Sud, Riccione, Cattolica.
Other road links easily reached from Rimini are the A4 to Venice, the A22 to the Brennero Pass and the A1 to Florence, Rome and Naples.

By Train
Quick and regular rail links to all major Italian cities.
Travelling times on the Eurostar and Intercity services are 3 hours to Milan, 4 to Rome, 2 to Florence and 1 to Bologna.
Rimini-Rome: 25 trains daily
Rimini-Milan: 20 trains daily
Rimini-Bari: 15 trains daily

High-speed train links
The brand-new high speed train “Frecciarossa”, as it is known, completes the journey from Rome to Milan in 3 and half hours.
This also means that the journey from Bologna to Milano will take 65 minutes.
The following upgrading for high-speed have been completed:
Bologna – Florence: 35 minutes
Turin – Milan: 60 minutes
Milan – Naples: 4 hours
The Italian high-speed lines will gain better connection with the evolving European network, with completion of the new Turin-Lyon line that includes a 52km base tunnel beneath the Alps.
Environment-friendly transport

ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY LOCAL TRANSPORT 

Rimini is alive to the latest developments in technology and the benefits to the environment which these developments can offer. The Riviera is served by a transport network using buses running on white diesel, which reduce toxic emissions by 90% and are 50% quieter too. The result is a more comfortable ride for the passenger.

A STEP FORWARD
Electrically-powered minitrams serve the town centre, and most hotels will be happy to provide visitors with bicycles. The many cycle paths in Rimini afford easy access to the seaside, the old town, and on into the hinterland.

AN EASY-TO-EXPLORE AND SAFE NETWORK
Rimini was recently voted Italy’s “most hospitable city”.
As a town which puts people – both residents and visitors – first, Most hotels provide their guests with bicycles, as well as the City with a service of bike-sharing, all free of charge.