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Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.

Ancona Holiday: coronavirus information

Flight-inclusive Ancona holiday packages and Ancona Flight-Plus arrangements created by you on Expedia.co.uk are financially protected by the ATOL scheme.

Most Ancona hotels also offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

You could also consider protecting your Ancona trip with our holiday waiver. Travellers who book a Ancona package are eligible to purchase our holiday waiver, which gives travellers ultimate flexibility and covers all change or cancel penalties, one time, for any reason.

For more information, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Ancona Vacation Packages

This city brings together the region’s best features, with superb culture, stunning coastal scenery and fantastic cuisine.

Explore Ancona’s historic center to see prehistoric relics and colossal stone arches. Relax in a lively town square café or head to one of several fantastic restaurants along the pretty waterfront.

Founded by the Greeks during the 4th century B.C., the town hides many fascinating artifacts beneath its modern exterior. Most are located close to the port, easily reachable by boat.

Start at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale delle Marche on a journey from early Paleolithic times to the Middle Ages. The museum has a remarkable collection, including Neolithic flint daggers and intricate Greek ceramics.

Wander north toward Cattedrale di San Ciriaco, stopping briefly at the Piazza Anfiteatro to glimpse the old Roman Amphitheater. Several sections remain of this structure that was probably built during Emperor Augustus’ reign.

Reach the cathedral and admire its high dome and wooden roof. Notice that it resembles an upside-down boat. Walk past two marble lions on either side of the main entrance to discover an interior of bright white columns and intricate wall carvings.

From the cathedral’s elevated position on a small hill, look for Ancona’s Arches standing proudly above the main road toward the harbor. The Arco di Traiano was erected in 115 B.C. to honor Emperor Trajan while the Arco Clementino just beyond was built for Pope Clement XII. Two other arches stand approximately 0.5 mile (800 meters) south along the coastal road.

After a morning of walking, go to Piazza del Plebiscito, a short stroll from the port. Select from several small cafés and enjoy a drink as you gaze toward the elegant Chiesa di San Domenico.

Ancona has many excellent restaurants serving traditional food. Try the town center or the waterfront on the city’s eastern side for superb seafood selections. Stay at a central hotel or a private villa on the town’s outskirts.

Located on the Adriatic coast and 3-hours’ drive northeast of Rome, Ancona is a haven of forested terrain and gorgeous beaches with a city center rich in culture.


Q: Should I book a car while on holiday in Ancona?

A: If exploring the magnificent landscapes around the region of Ancona or elsewhere is your main priorty this holiday, booking a rental car is a smart move. With our guide to Cheap Car Hire in Ancona, you'll be able to secure a great set of wheels and cruise around the peaceful countryside whenever you like. If you're looking at spending the bulk of your time in the cities of Ancona or Jesi, public transportation is an easy way of getting from one place to another.

Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to Ancona?

A: If you're organising a trip to Ancona, usually you'll fly in to Ancona Airport (AOI-Falconara). This leading airport operates approximately 137 international flights per month.

Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Ancona?

A: Most travellers choose hotels in Ancona. But that doesn't mean you have to follow suit. You'll also find bed & breakfasts, apartments and country houses in abundance here, and they're all available on Expedia.

Q: What does a holiday booking with Expedia include?

A: A set of wheels, flights and a place to lay your head at night — we have them all. You just need to consider what combo of these suits your plans. With Expedia, you can tailor your break just the way you like it, with tons of attractions and activities on offer as well.

Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Ancona?

A: You'll score discounts when you bundle your Hotel, Flights and Rental Car. It's simple (and easy on the wallet) to craft your own package deal with the help of Expedia. Why wait? It's time to turn those travel daydreams into reality and experience more of our incredible planet for less.

Q: What are the best things to do in Ancona?

A: First stop, Ancona. Start your journey with a trip to well-known attractions like Porto di Ancona, Ancona Lighthouse and Ancona Hospital.

If your holiday takes you to Jesi instead, Teatro Comunale G. B. Pergolesi, ACCA Academy and Teatro Pirata are your best bet.

Or, for some new experiences, find out why Porto Senigallia - Penelope Statue, Theatre La Fenice Senigallia and Garibaldi Senigallia Square are excellent attractions for people travelling to Senigallia.




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EGO Hotel £82
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EGO Hotel

EGO Hotel

Via Flaminia 220, Ancona, AN
     
    4.7 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Very clean and modern..... Nice resturant, well equipped gym and spa... Free parking.... close to beach and town center

    Albergo Cantiani £54
    Reviewed on 28 Nov 2019
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    Albergo Cantiani

    Albergo Cantiani

    Via Lorenzo Lotto 22, Ancona, Provincia di Ancona
       
      4.0 of 5
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      VERY GOOD value for money. Basic, comfortable and convenient.

      G Hotel £87
      Reviewed on 22 Nov 2019
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      G Hotel

      G Hotel

      Via Sbrozzola 26, Osimo, AN
         
        4.6 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Lovely hotel to stay in on our road trip from Crete to Wales. Friendly and helpful staff, comfortable room with excellent facilities. Buffet breakfast was also very good. We had a nice meal in a nearby restaurant but perhaps the hotel could offer evening meals too?

        Hotel Emilia £53
        Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019
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        Hotel Emilia

        Hotel Emilia

        Frazione Poggio, 149/a, Portonovo, Ancona, AN
           
          4.6 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Great location, service and food

          Hotel Europa £42
          Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020
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          Hotel Europa

          Hotel Europa

          Via Sentino 3, Ancona, AN
             
            4.2 of 5
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            I was staying here under very difficult circumstances (severely ill husband in local hospital) and the staff were extremely accomodating, helpful and sympathetic. I had to extend on a day by day basis and could not have been treated better by the Reception Team.

            NH Ancona £60
            Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019
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            NH Ancona

            NH Ancona

            Rupi di Via XXIX Settembre, 14, Ancona, AN
               
              3.7 of 5
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              Great location high above the port, walking distance to downtown, good restaurant.

              Fortino Napoleonico
              Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019
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              Fortino Napoleonico

              Fortino Napoleonico

              Via Poggio, 166, Portonovo, Ancona, AN
                 
                4.8 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                My friend and I stayed here at the end of September/beginning of October. Despite being well-booked, the property felt very private and serene. Truly could not have asked for a more perfect location--especially lovely to have a private patio for guests with access to the ocean just steps away, but ...

                B&B Le Conce £62
                Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019
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                B&B Le Conce

                B&B Le Conce

                   
                  4.8 of 5
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                  Sehr nette Gastgeber. urige Unterkunft im Vintagestyle. Ausreichend kostenlose Parkplätze in der Umgebung

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