This is the most important art gallery in Ancona, boasting masterpieces by Tiziano and Guercino. It is housed in Palazzo Bosdari since 1973.
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The Mole Vanvitelliana was built in 1732 as a shelter, today it is the heart of the city as far as art and culture are concerned. During summer months, it hosts live performances in form of theatre, ballet and concerts.
Duomo Di San Ciriaco
This medieval cathedral dominates the city and the port from the top of Guasco hill. From here, you also have a breathtaking view of the sea, and do not miss the beautiful sunset.
La Loggia Dei Mercanti
The construction of this medieval palace was initiated in 1442 to form a meeting place for merchants. The archaeological style has been influenced by several people through a range of various alterations and additions to the building.
Chiesa Santa Maria Della Piazza
This is a Romanesque church built above two Paleochristian churches, whose remains are still visible through a glass pavement. The façade has a statue of the Virgin Mary in the centre.
The National Archaeological Museum
Palazzo Ferretti hosts the National Archaeological Museum which contains many relics dating back to the Palaeolithic and Iron Ages, as well as Greek sculptures and Roman mosaics and sculptures.
This amphitheatre was built during the Augustan Age (I century AD) and bears witness to the Roman influence on the city. Visits are only allowed for groups.
Arco Di Traiano
This elegant arch, about 18 metres high, was erected at the entrance to the causeway atop the harbour in honour of the Emperor Traian. With its 2,000 years of history, this monument is well worth a visit.
Parco del Conero
This is a beautiful park in the south of Ancona where you will find rock caves and white limestone cliffs unlike any others on the Adriatic coast. Do not miss Portonovo, Sirolo and Numana. The famous crowded beach in Sirolo is very beautiful and it is definitely worth a visit.
Grotte di Frasassi
These breathtaking caves were discovered in 1971 and since 1974 tourists are welcome here. There are three different trails with different levels of severity. They are located in Genga, 67 kilometres from Ancona and can be reached by train or car.
Monumento ai Caduti
Even if you have to climb to get to this memorial, you will be rewarded with the enchanting view when finally reach your goal. Monumento ai Caduti was built between 1927-1930, in memory of the fallen of the World War I.
La Baia di Portonovo
In Parco Del Conero, only 12 kilometres from Ancona, you find this beautiful beach with tranquil and lush surroundings. But the area has not always been peaceful, the watchtower, located close to the beach, was built to spot pirates in the early 18th century.
This Jewish grave yard was turned into a museum in 2007. With its over 1,000 tombs, the oldest dating back to the 1500's, this is one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe.
This historical city is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1998. Urbino is known as the “Cradle of the Renaissance" and when you stroll along the narrow pebbled streets you are able to feel the rich history in the walls of the old buildings.
Santuario della Santa Casa
It is said that the Holy House of Santuario della Santa Casa is the same walled Chamber of Mary that once existed in Nazareth. This legend, together with the beautiful paintings and decorations, attracts visitors from all around the world. Guided tours of the basilica or its museum and art gallery are held regularly.