Why You Should Visit Ancona
Ancona is nestled alongside the Adriatic Sea and is known for its beautiful historic center and many cultural institutions, making it ideal for those looking for an interesting and relaxing cultural holiday. One of the finest attractions in the city is the Ancona Cathedral dating back to the 11th century, a stunning Romanesque structure sat atop the Guasco hill. There are plenty more historical and architectural landmarks located around the city like the marble Arch of Traiano and the Lazzaretto, or you may prefer to spend a day relaxing in the beautiful Parco del Cardeto park overlooking the city. If you're considering visiting more of the country, see our guide to the Top places to visit in Italy.
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Arriving In Ancona
Marche Airport is situated just over 10 km away from Ancona and is set within a single passenger terminal. The airport is located right next to a train station which makes it quick and easy to travel into the city, with the journey taking around 20 minutes. In addition to this, there are also bus services available and taxis can be found just outside the terminal building. There are a couple of cafés and places to eat available on site, while you can also do a bit of duty-free shopping to help pass the time.
Marche Airport handles flights primarily from European destinations, many of which are on a seasonal basis. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Ancona you will not be able to make the journey directly. However, the airport has regular connections from Munich and Rome, enabling UAE travelers to make the journey with just the one stopover.
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Ancona Travel Information
Ancona enjoys hot and dry summers with average highs of around 28 degrees during July and August, although it can get cold in the winter so make sure you bring a jacket if you are visiting over this period. As Italy is within the Schengen Area, you don’t need to worry about getting a visa if you are a UAE national. If you are looking to use your own vehicle during your stay, you’ll find a number of car rental agencies available at Marche Airport.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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