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Ancona, Italy

Ancona is a lesser-known cruise port that has a ton to offer visitors that may have already experienced other parts of Italy. From beautiful beaches to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and many other exploration-worthy cities located nearby, there is plenty of adventure awaiting you in Ancona. If you are taking a cruise from Ancona, you might consider staying a few extra days before or after to get acquainted with this wonderful Italian city.

A great time to take a cruise that includes is Ancona is between April and June, and September and November, when the weather is most ideal.

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Destinations for Cruises from Ancona, Italy

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Ancona, Italy. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Ancona, Italy

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Ancona, Italy. Select a cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're offering from Ancona, Italy:

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

MSC Cruises
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 23 (1,952 - 6,762 Guests)
  • Kids Sail Free
  • True Italian Hospitality
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Things to do near Ancona, Italy

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Ancona, along with a brief description:

♦ Monte Conero

Located south of Ancona cruise port, Monte Conero is a 2,000-foot tall mountain with several hiking trails and a few historic sites sprinkled throughout. The Adriatic coast beaches surrounding this summit are some of the most picturesque in the area. You can choose to walk or bike the trails, and they range in difficultly, making this a great activity for travelers of all physical levels.

♦ Ancona Cathedral

If you are looking to admire some breathtaking architecture, pay a visit to Ancona Cathedral. Its blend of Gothic and Romanesque-Byzantine architecture is a feast for your eyes, as is the view from the hill it sits on. If you can catch the sunset from this vantage point, you’re in for an even better treat! Inside the church, you can admire the beautifully-designed interior, as well as check out the crypt, where Saint Ciriaco is buried.

♦ Beaches

There are many beautiful beaches where you can squeeze in some fun in the sun before or after your cruise from Ancona. Among some of the most popular beaches you can visit include Spiaggia di Portonovo, Spiaggia dei Frati, Spiaggia Urbani, and Taunus Beach!

Average Monthly Weather for Ancona, Italy


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