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Ancona General Information

The range of browseable opinions on Ancona rarely praise the city for favourable attributes other than a notable status as a maritime gateway to fairer climes across the Adriatic. The fact however, is that as the capital of the superb Marche region of Italy, Ancona has a lot of inherent charm.

Stick to the seaport while you wait for your ferry to Dubrovnik or Split and sadly, you will most likely see a lot of underbelly and not a lot of heart and soul. But heart and soul Ancona has, in spades, as proud, long-time residents of this city of over 100,000 people will attest. You can find venerable culture here in points of interest like the Lazzaretto, a phenomenal early 18th century masterpiece by eminent architect and engineer Luigi Vanvitelli. The Arch of Trajan is one of the most significant Roman monuments on the Adriatic coast of Italy and the Cathedral of San Ciriaco is a Romanesque Gothic magnum opus from the 12th century. No visit to Ancona should bypass the Pinacoteca Civica Francesco Podesti in Palazzo Bosdari, a paramount repository of High Renaissance art. Day trips away from the coast, but still within Ancona province, unfurl brilliant Apennines landscapes, where plates of fish and seafood give way to black truffles and pasta, preferably with a glass of local Sangiovese or Montepulciano.

  • Ancona Cathedral of San Ciriaco
  • Arch of Trajan
  • The Lazzaretto
  • Church of Santa Maria della Piazza
  • Pinacoteca Civica Francesco Podesti in Palazzo Bosdari
  • Ancona Jazz Festival
  • Parco Comunale
  • Day Trip to UNESCO World Heritage Urbino
  • Monte Conero
  • Serenellini Accordion Factory
  • Il Clandestino Sushi Bar
  • Restaurant Da Giacchetti
  • Ristorante Enoteca La Taverna
  • Al Mandracchio
  • La Locanda del Papa
  • Bar Torino
  • Liberty Cocktail Lounge
  • Piccadilly Fast Bar
  • Bar Enoteca Bomboniere
  • Bar Caffe' Giuliani

Ancona has a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and hot summers.

  • Winter (December to February) 3-10°C
  • Spring (March to May) 6-19°C
  • Summer (June to September) 17-28°C
  • Fall (October to November) 8-19°C

Hotels in Ancona

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1 NH Hotel Ancona

4 stars
3.7 / 5

Rupi Di Via XXIX Settembre 14, Map

NH Jolly Hotel Ancona is a charming and friendly hotel that offers unsurpassed service and comfortable accommodation to make your stay a pleasant one. GeneralThe NH Jolly Hotel Ancona provides... More

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2 Brigantino Hotel Porto Recanati

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Viale Ludovico Scarfiotti, 10/12 Map

Welcome to Brigantino Hotel Porto Recanati, your home away from home, where you can recharge yourself amidst the roar of the waves, sun, sand and the sea. GeneralThe Brigantino Hotel Porto... More

3 Al Crepuscolo Hotel Recanati

4 stars
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Via Montefiore, 55 Map

With a focus on quality and comfortable living, Al Crepuscolo Apartments Recanati offers the facilities that contribute to make guests stay in Macerata an enjoyable one. GeneralAl Crepuscolo... More

4 BEST WESTERN Hotel Cristallo

3 stars
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Lungomare Dante Alighieri 2 Map

Everything is close at hand in a place which is especially suited to those who want to holiday in the center of the sea promenade and close the center of the town. At the BEST WESTERN Hotel... More

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