Ancona is the capital city of the province of Ancona in Italy. It is a seaport in central Italy facing the Adriatic Sea. It has a population of around 1, 01,997. The city is located on the Adriatic Sea about 280 km northeast of Rome. The city is one of the best ports to attract passenger traffic and encourages commercial shipping.
Ancona was established in 387 BC and named by the Greek settlers and merchants who established a dye factory in Ancona. The city was occupied to use as a naval station during the illyrian war of 178 BC. Ancona is referred to as a Roman town.
The best time to visit ancona is during summer when the beaches come alive with lots of tourists and visitors from around the world. Though summers tend to be a bit warm, but it is not uncomfortable as the temperatures drop down in the evening which makes a comfortable and pleasant walk. Avoid a visit during August when the rains start pouring in and the whole city gets wet.
Ancona offers a lot of beautiful sightseeing and activities to the tourists and visitors. So without wasting much of a time, just grab your Ticket to Ancona and fly to this beautiful destination and have fun.
The museum is located in close to the Ancona Cathedral and it is one of the most important museums in the region. The museum consists a vast collection of artifacts and they are mostly excavated from the surrounding region of Italy. The museum has several floors and prehistoric tombs, Roman coins and pottery.
You can find this interesting structure in the heart of the harbour not far from the cruise terminal and the Parco Publico Cittadella. This 18th century structure stands out against the modern port complex and is one of the most iconic and well-known structures in Ancona.
Ancona offers some beautiful stretch of beaches and rugged cliffs on the eastern part of the city which is crowned with delicious forests. Spiaggia Del Passetto is situated at the end of the Viale Della Vittoria and the Monumento ai Caduti. It contains only a small section of golden sand but a plenty of space is available to relax and sunbathe.
The beautiful Caduti Monument is located on the cliffs of the Spiaggia Del Passetto. It is constructed with stunning Istria stone in the 1920’s during WWI. The monument was built in honor of the people who lost their lives during WWI.
Arco Di Traiano is located in the heart of the port and displays Ancona’s historical past and involvement during the Roman rule. This beautiful and antique arch was built in honor of the great emperor Trajan who helped in developing the beautiful port city of Italy.
Ancona Cathedral is situated on the top of Monte Guasco in east Ancona. It is the most iconic religious structure in Ancona city. The Cathedral also consists of high towers and a beautiful staircase. You can lead to the Cathedral through a pleasant winding pathway.