Here we have one of my absolute all time favourite places, San Marino in Italy, it is a state within itself with it's own laws and tax free haven, we vistited here when it was their Independence day and the Old solders of the city were in a parade, this is some where everyone should visit once in a life time, beautiful.
San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino and also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino, is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the north-eastern side of the Apennine Mountains. Its size is just over 24 sq mi.
The tiny Republic of San Marino (just 24 sq mi) is situated on the Italian Peninsula on the NE side of the Apennine Mountains. San Marino is considered the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world, as the continuation of the monastic community founded by the Dalmatian stonecutter Marinus on the top of Mount Titano on September 3th 301.