The small town of Numana is located within the Ancona province, in the Italian region of Marche. With a population of less than 3,400 inhabitants, this is a part of Italy that offers everything you could ever wish for from a coastal location, without the usual throng of the tourist masses. Your Numana holidays will be on the Adriatic Sea and in a part of Italy that is jest begging for you exploration: by way of the beautiful natural beauty that surrounds the town and the historic gems that can be found here.
Holidays in Numana will be as laid-back or as active as you want them to be. Your self catering villa will be surrounded by some truly breathtaking countryside and this would be ideal for avid walkers. Other activities in and around Numana include safe swimming in the sea and water sports, tennis, golf, fishing, cycling and horse riding. The town boasts a few attractions of its own and the top three are The Sanctuary of the Crucifix, the Roman Arco di Torre and Aqueduct and The Bishop’s Palace. These will all provide you with a detailed insight into the long history of this fascinating town.
There are a number of places that you may wish to visit, while on your holidays in Numana. The provincial town of Ancona is a very short drive away, if you can bear to prise yourself away from your cosy self catering accommodation. This is a relatively large city and port and where you can find ample shopping opportunities, some good cafés and restaurants and plenty of tourist attractions. These include many churches, an archaeological museum and an 18m arch that was intended to dominate the port area of the city. If you are up for a bit more of a drive, why not head to the tiny and fairytale-like principality of San Marino. This gorgeous little country exudes old world charm and is totally worth a day trip to whilst you are in this part of Italy.
Your holidays in Numana will be spent in a typical Mediterranean climate. Therefore you will see temperatures reaching as high as the mid thirties degrees Celsius during the warmest summer months. The winter sees temperatures average at around the low to mid teens degrees. Autumns and late springs are particularly good times to enjoy holidays in Numana and even at these times of the year, you can still expect very comfortable temperatures in the low to mid twenties degrees Celsius. The average rainfall on this coast is around 16 inches per year.
The nearest airport to your self catering accommodation in Numana will be based just to the west of the provincial capital - Ancona Airport (AOI). Ryanair operates a service from London Stansted (STN) directly to Ancona. If you fly into Rome Fiumicino (FCO) there is a service with Alitalia to Ancona and this opens up a whole host of flight possibilities from major UK airports. This means airports such as East Midlands (EMA), London Heathrow (LHR) and Bristol (BRS).