Ancona Tourism, Italy

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Ancona (Italian pronunciation: [aŋˈkoːna] ; Greek: Ἀγκών - Ankon (elbow)) is a city and a seaport in the Marche region, in central Italy, with a population of c. 101,997 as of 2015. Ancona is the capital of the province of Ancona and of the region. The city is located 280 km (170 mi) northeast of Rome, on the Adriatic Sea, between the slopes of the two extremities of the promontory of Monte Conero, Monte Astagno and Monte Guasco. Ancona is one of the main ports on the Adriatic Sea, especially for passenger traffic, and is the main economic and demographic centre of the region.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Ancona in Italy. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Ancona like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Ravenna also deserves a visit. Ravenna, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Mirabilandia, Basilica San Vitale, Mausoleo Di Galla Placidea. A holiday in Ancona can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Ancona*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ancona

    Know the pollution level of Ancona before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Ancona: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ancona for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ancona.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Ancona - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.94 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 60.8 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 91.07 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.38 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 95.98 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ancona

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ancona

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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Ancona Tours for you

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  • Ancona private walking tour with a local guide
    Ancona private walking tour with a local guide New on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins

    The pretty city of of Ancona is still quite far away from the most common touristic routes, but don't underestimate this dest...

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  • Save 20% Accordion Tour
    Accordion Tour

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    If music is close to your heart and you want to get on to a rhythmic journey, then hop on to this tour as soon as possible. A...

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  • Save 20% Conero Natural Reserve
    Conero Natural Reserve

    Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins

    A tour which will take you uphill while you witness the beauty and glory at its green and fine best. The tour will include st...

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  • Save 20% The underground town of Camerano
    The underground town of Camerano

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    This tour will take you through the tunnels underground, which have amazing geographical as well as historical history attach...

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