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Ancona

Ancona is a port city located in the Marche region of Italy, on the Adriatic Sea. It is the capital of the province of Ancona and is the largest city in the region. Ancona is situated on a narrow promontory of land, between the mouths of the Musone and Cesano rivers. It is around 200 km from Rome and is a popular tourist destination due to its beautiful beaches and historical sites.

Ancona has a long and rich history, dating back to the 5th century BC when it was founded by the Greeks. It was an important port during the Roman Empire, and was used by Julius Caesar to launch his invasion of Greece in 49 BC. In the Middle Ages, it was a major trading port, and was an important part of the Maritime Republic of Ancona. During the Renaissance, the city flourished, and it was home to many famous artists, writers and scientists.

In more recent times, Ancona has been an important port for the Italian Navy, and it is still an important commercial port. It is also home to the University of Ancona, which was founded in 1532. The city is known for its vibrant culture, with many festivals and events taking place throughout the year.

Ancona is home to many beautiful monuments and churches, including the Cathedral of San Ciriaco, the Church of San Francesco and the Church of San Domenico. It is also home to the National Archaeological Museum, which contains many artifacts from the city’s ancient past. The city is also known for its delicious seafood, and it is home to several popular restaurants and cafes.

Ancona is a beautiful and vibrant city, with a rich history and culture. It is a popular tourist destination and is a great place to explore the history and culture of Italy.

Excursion tips for a day in Ancona

As a tourist in Ancona, Italy, there are a variety of activities to enjoy on a day trip. Here are some of the top things to do:

1. Visit the majestic Ancona Cathedral, a stunning example of Romanesque architecture.

2. Explore the archaeological site of the Roman amphitheatre, where you can admire the ruins of a once grand structure.

3. Take a stroll along the waterfront and admire the stunning views of the Adriatic Sea.

4. Visit the picturesque hillside village of Sirolo, where you can sample the local cuisine and take in the stunning views.

5. Explore the ancient ruins of the Portonovo Castle, a medieval fortress overlooking the sea.

6. Take a boat tour of the historic harbor, where you can admire the beautiful sailing vessels.

7. Spend some time at the beach, where you can relax and soak up the sun.

8. Visit the National Archaeological Museum of Ancona, where you can learn about the region’s history and culture.

9. Sample some of the delicious local food and wine at one of the many restaurants in the city.

10. Take a day trip to the nearby city of Urbino, where you can admire the Renaissance architecture and visit the Ducal Palace.

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The climate in Ancona

Ancona in Italy has a Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers, mild and wet winters, and spring and autumn seasons that are generally mild and pleasant. In the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 30°C and the humidity is quite high. In the winter, temperatures range from 5°C to 10°C, with occasional snowfall. Spring and autumn are mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C. Rainfall is more frequent during the winter months and the city experiences an average of 10 days of rain per month.

Cruise weather for Ancona

Our weather forecast for Ancona helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 30.4 °C
min: 21.9 °C
20.1 m/s
35.3 m/s
33.6 %
17.1 m
65.0 %
1,012 hPa
05:47:12
20:37:15
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 22.4 °C
17.6 m/s
35.3 m/s
9.8 %
24.1 m
64.4 %
1,011 hPa
05:48:12
20:36:15
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 22 °C
20.9 m/s
40.7 m/s
9.1 %
24.1 m
60.1 %
1,012 hPa
05:49:13
20:35:13
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 32.4 °C
min: 23.7 °C
18.0 m/s
35.3 m/s
15.1 %
24.1 m
62.0 %
1,014 hPa
05:50:15
20:34:09
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 33.4 °C
min: 24.6 °C
13.7 m/s
25.9 m/s
1.3 %
24.1 m
52.8 %
1,017 hPa
05:51:17
20:33:03
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 22.5 °C
24.1 m/s
26.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
60.7 %
1,019 hPa
05:52:20
20:31:56
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 32.3 °C
min: 20.3 °C
18.0 m/s
16.2 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
49.4 %
1,015 hPa
05:53:23
20:30:47
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 35.2 °C
min: 20.3 °C
15.8 m/s
11.2 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
39.1 %
1,012 hPa
05:54:27
20:29:36
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 36.0 °C
min: 21.9 °C
22.3 m/s
48.2 m/s
23.5 %
24.1 m
44.8 %
1,009 hPa
05:55:31
20:28:24
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 22.3 °C
19.4 m/s
35.6 m/s
67.2 %
24.1 m
66.4 %
1,010 hPa
05:56:35
20:27:11
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 31.6 °C
min: 21.5 °C
19.8 m/s
14.4 m/s
5.2 %
24.1 m
59.9 %
1,010 hPa
05:57:40
20:25:55
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 32.2 °C
min: 21 °C
19.1 m/s
11.9 m/s
56.8 %
24.1 m
60.0 %
1,010 hPa
05:58:45
20:24:38
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 31.2 °C
min: 20.3 °C
18.4 m/s
11.9 m/s
60.9 %
23.7 m
60.6 %
1,013 hPa
05:59:51
20:23:20
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 30.8 °C
min: 20.9 °C
18.0 m/s
14.8 m/s
54.6 %
24.1 m
61.5 %
1,014 hPa
06:00:56
20:22:01
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 31.8 °C
min: 21.8 °C
20.2 m/s
19.1 m/s
5.4 %
24.1 m
56.8 %
1,012 hPa
06:02:02
20:20:39

Cruises to Ancona

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Scheduled ship calls in Ancona, Italy
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 9th 2024 Friday, 9th of Aug. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 16th 2024 Friday, 16th of Aug. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 23rd 2024 Friday, 23rd of Aug. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 30th 2024 Friday, 30th of Aug. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Sep. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Sep. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Sep. 13th 2024 Friday, 13th of Sep. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Sep. 20th 2024 Friday, 20th of Sep. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Sep. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Sep. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Oct. 4th 2024 Friday, 4th of Oct. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Oct. 9th 2024 Wednesday, 9th of Oct. 2024 EXPLORA I 10:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 11th 2024 Friday, 11th of Oct. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Oct. 18th 2024 Friday, 18th of Oct. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Oct. 20th 2024 Sunday, 20th of Oct. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 09:00 am 09:00 pm
Oct. 25th 2024 Friday, 25th of Oct. 2024 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Oct. 26th 2024 Saturday, 26th of Oct. 2024 EXPLORA I 10:00 am 08:00 pm
Apr. 18th 2025 Friday, 18th of Apr. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Apr. 25th 2025 Friday, 25th of Apr. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
May 2nd 2025 Friday, 2nd of May 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
May 9th 2025 Friday, 9th of May 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
May 16th 2025 Friday, 16th of May 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
May 17th 2025 Saturday, 17th of May 2025 EXPLORA I 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 23rd 2025 Friday, 23rd of May 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
May 30th 2025 Friday, 30th of May 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jun. 6th 2025 Friday, 6th of Jun. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jun. 13th 2025 Friday, 13th of Jun. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jun. 20th 2025 Friday, 20th of Jun. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jun. 27th 2025 Friday, 27th of Jun. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jul. 4th 2025 Friday, 4th of Jul. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jul. 6th 2025 Sunday, 6th of Jul. 2025 LE BOUGAINVILLE 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 11th 2025 Friday, 11th of Jul. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jul. 15th 2025 Tuesday, 15th of Jul. 2025 MS Nautica 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Jul. 18th 2025 Friday, 18th of Jul. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2025 Friday, 25th of Jul. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2025 Friday, 1st of Aug. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2025 Friday, 8th of Aug. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 15th 2025 Friday, 15th of Aug. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 22nd 2025 Friday, 22nd of Aug. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 29th 2025 Friday, 29th of Aug. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Sep. 5th 2025 Friday, 5th of Sep. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Sep. 12th 2025 Friday, 12th of Sep. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Sep. 19th 2025 Friday, 19th of Sep. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Sep. 26th 2025 Friday, 26th of Sep. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Oct. 3rd 2025 Friday, 3rd of Oct. 2025 MSC Lirica 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Oct. 13th 2025 Monday, 13th of Oct. 2025 Seven Seas Navigator 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 16th 2025 Thursday, 16th of Oct. 2025 EXPLORA I 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 17th 2025 Friday, 17th of Oct. 2025 Seven Seas Grandeur 07:00 am 05:00 pm

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