Ancona Italy Discount Vacations, Hotels, Car Rentals, Flights & Cruise Holidays
Ancona is a city on Italy’s Adriatic coast and the capital of the Marche region. It’s known for beaches, such as Passetto Beach, and the hilltop Cathedral of San Ciriaco. In the city center, the Fontana del Calamo is a fountain with bronze masks of mythic figures. In the port are the ancient Arch of Trajan and the Lazzaretto, or Mole Vanvitelliana, an 18th-century pentagonal quarantine station on its own island.
Is Ancona Italy worth visiting?
Well worth a visit. While rightly Ancona is not on everyone's tourist itinerary and much of it is pretty grim. The square and surrounding streets are lovely filled with bars & restaurants and some fine old palazzo and is definitely worth a few hours of your time.
What is Ancona known for?
Ancona is a bustling port on the eastern coast of Italy facing the Adriatic Sea. ... Settled by Greeks around 380 BC, Ancon has always been an important destination and has been part of the Roman Empire, the Lombard Empire and has seen extensive trade with other nations and civilizations across the Adriatic.