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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Ancona, Italy your home away from home

Ancona is the largest city in Marche, Italy and also the region’s capital. Ancona is a magnificent seaport; build with an elegant splendour that only happens in Italy. With almost endless archaeological attractions and excellent access to the finest beaches of Marche, a holiday rental property in Ancona, Italy is the perfect spot in which to relax and enjoy all that makes Marche such a popular getaway in the sun.

Things to do in Ancona, Italy

There are a vast range of sites to see in Ancona, ranging from the ruins of the Church of San Agostino to the beautiful façade of the Fontana del Calamo. There are a number of excellent sightseeing routes to take through Ancona, the finest of which starts down by the ferry docks, and climbs through the town to the summit of the Colle Guasco, taking in all the most impressive medieval, Venetian, Roman, Romanesque, Byzantine and Gothic monuments, of which there are many. The medieval cathedral of San Ciriaco sits atop of the Colle Guasco, overlooking the town, affording visitors the finest views available.

There is a great range of shopping to be done from an Ancona property. There are a great range of shops, ranging from antique shops to designer fashion boutiques. The restaurants of Ancona, especially those that line the port, serve fantastic shellfish, washed down with one of the many light bodied wines produced in the area. Those who enjoy their food will be spoilt for choice when staying in Ancona accommodation, as the grilled meat dishes are absolutely mouth-watering, and somewhat of a local delicacy.

The forested hills of the Marche coastline are perfect for walking, horse riding and cycling holidays. There are almost endless routes cutting through the thick forests that carpet the area, which provide mush needed shade to those walking from an Ancona holiday rental during the hot summer months.

Places to stay on holiday in Ancona, Italy

There are a great range of beach resorts along the coast either side of a holiday rental in Ancona, Italy. There are numerous beaches on which to sunbathe, swim and snorkel, and if you have rented a small boat from Ancona port, there are almost endless secluded bay beaches on which to drop anchor and claim for your own for the day.

Weather in Ancona, Italy

Ancona is nicest from April through until June, when temperatures are high, (around 30?C by day), without having stifling humidity. By July and August, daily temperatures soar well into the mid 30’s, which can become quite uncomfortable unless you have access to an Ancona villa with a pool! Winters can be cold, although you are unlikely to experience daily temperatures below 5?C.

Travel to Ancona, Italy

Amazingly, the tiny Ancona Airport (AOI) does receive direct flights from the UK on a regular basis. Flights to Ancona Airport arrive from just six airports in Europe, one of which is London Stansted (STN). These flights are provided by Ryanair, and once you arrive into Ancona Airport, there are a good range of taxi firms waiting to whisk you away to your self catering Ancona accommodation.

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Casa Il Gelso, is named after the magnificent Mulberry tree that shades the terrace next to the house. For 6 weeks this was our home while waiting for our house purchase to complete. Spacious enough for our two dogs and us, the accommodation is on the first floor level and is comfortable and very clean. It is in an elevated position and has large doors leading onto balconies with views of the surrounding farm land. The garden is totally fenced and there are good walks along white roads in several directions and shops also within walking distance. The accommodation is well equipped with a good sized fridge and washing machine, essential for an extended stay. The air conditioning unit also gave a pleasant relief from the extraordinary hot weather experienced this year. The owners live locally and are very attentive, providing information and assistance where needed. They generously provided us with home-grown vegetable and treated us to a lovely evening in their cantina where we sampled their own wines and local foods. Casa Il Gelso is close to Senigallia and handy for the beach and is only about 20 minutes from Ancona airport. A good location to stay for striking out to the lovely hill top towns and villages around the area where there is plenty going on throughout the summer. Also we were fortunate enough to be around for the wine tasting event at Morro d’Alba and had a fantastic evening tasting wines and learning about the Lacrima grape variety. With places in short supply that will take dogs this is a very good find.
  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

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This is a well placed, elegant apartment. We expected to have to walk up lots of stairs but a lift took us up the first four flights and we only had to walk up one flight . Ancona is wonderful and the flat is well placed in the centre of everything. The roof terrace is ideal for lazing about in and is a real sun trap. Every attempt has been made to provide everything you should need during your stay and Eris gave us a warm welcome. Many thanks for a lovely holiday, Chris Lee
  • Review Submitted: Jun 01, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017