Ancona Tourism

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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 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Ancona - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 93.75 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 60.8 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 94.59 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.38 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 83.91 (Moderate)
    • 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 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.68 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 82.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 104.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 92.21 USD

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

Ancona Travel Guides

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Ancona Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Ancona

  • Save 20% 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...

    USD 397.5 Book Now
  • Save 20% The Sanctuary of Loreto
    Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins

    A spiritually enlightening tour, which is also meant to acquaint you with the history of the place. The tour will take you to...

    USD 517.5 Book Now
  • Save 20% 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...

    USD 446.25 Book Now
  • Save 20% 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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