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Ancona sits on the Adriatic Coast in central Italy, right where the Apennine Mountains meet the sea. This seaside town offers a mix of history and beautiful beaches. Ancona has a long and fascinating history dating back to ancient Greece. You can explore the archaeological sites or visit the Ancona Cathedral, a Romanesque structure with a beautiful facade. If you're a beach bum, you can visit Passetto Beach, a popular spot with locals that even has some caves dug into the rock face. The climate in Ancona is typically Mediterranean, with hot dry summers and mild winters. This makes it a great destination to visit year-round, although spring and fall offer the most comfortable temperatures.

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Airports near Ancona

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Ancona. Here's 4 airports that serve Ancona.

Ancona-Falconara Airport

This is the closest international airport to Ancona, located approximately 12 kilometres from the city centre. It offers both domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport

Although not as close as Ancona-Falconara Airport, Bologna Airport is within a reasonable driving distance from Ancona, approximately 200 kilometres away. It is a major international airport with numerous flight connections.


Florence Airport

Another option for travellers to Ancona is Florence Airport, located around 250 kilometres away. It is a regional airport with both domestic and international flights, and it offers a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside.


Rome Fiumicino Airport

If you prefer a larger airport with more flight options, Rome Fiumicino Airport is a viable choice. It is approximately 300 kilometres from Ancona and serves as a major international hub. From there, you can either rent a car or take a connecting flight to Ancona-Falconara Airport.

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Things to do in Ancona

With a wide variety of attractions in Ancona, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

Cathedral of San Ciriaco

This stunning Romanesque-style cathedral sits atop Mount Conero, offering panoramic views of the city and the Adriatic Sea. Construction began in the 10th century, and the cathedral is adorned with beautiful frescoes and sculptures. Visitors can also climb the bell tower for even more impressive vistas.

Arch of Trajan

This ancient Roman archway was built in 100 AD by Emperor Trajan to celebrate the construction of the port of Ancona. It's one of the best-preserved Roman arches in existence and stands as a reminder of the city's long and rich history. The arch is located near the harbour and is free to visit.

Mole Vanvitelliana

This pentagonal-shaped fortress is located on a small island in Ancona's harbour. Originally built in the 15th century as a breakwater, it was later used as a quarantine station during the 18th century. Today, the Mole Vanvitelliana is a popular tourist attraction and houses a variety of cultural events and exhibitions.