Ancona Trekking Tour -

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Tour Number

Activity Level

186744


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

the heart of the town & Local wine & food


The city of Ancona is located on a promontory formed in the northern foothills of Mount Conero. This promontory make the Gulf of Ancona, whose inner part is the natural harbor.

Ancona comes from the greek word Ankon that means elbow for its shape as peninsula.

The Dori a greek population from Sicily, founded Ancona 387 BC, they stopped in this place for the possibility that the natural harbor offered.

The heart of the town is the port as well as Colle Guasco a hill in front of the Port.

Itinerary

1. Lazzaretto: a pengonal building built in a artificial island at the port and used as Quarantine station (Lazzaretto) for the Port. Architect: Vanvitelli

2. Porta Pia: ancient gateway of the town

3. Port of Ancona

4. The Arch of Trajan in Ancona is a Roman Triumphal arch erected during the Roman Empire (115 after Christ).

5. Santa Maria della Piazza (just outside)
The church, a fine example of Romanesque architecture in the citta'.

6. San Ciriaco
The Cathedral of Ancona is dedicated to the patron of Ancona: Saint Ciriacous. It's one of the best one examples of Romanesque architecture in the area.

7. Parco del Cardeto

8. Passetto d'Ancona

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

It is suggested to do this tour late afternoon (before sunset).

Transportation

We will travel on foot.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your own personal guide to Ancona city

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

Other: It is raccomaned to finish the tour with a taste of local cusine. If you are interested ask me for a quote base on what your preferences.

A Recent Review of this tour

Ivonne was a great tour guide...very knowledgable about Ancona. On time, great recommendations and would highly recommend using her!!
Brenda Harden

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    186744


    Categories

    Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

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