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Strange mix of commercial, ferry and cruise traffic

Facilities are basic, convoluted, and poorly signed if you need to check in and board a ferry... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
johnwQ1928NJ
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Douglas, United Kingdom
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Ancona is a very busy port with lots going on.

We made our way to the highest point so that we could take in all the comings and goings from a... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
A1n2thony
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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Great old town , coffee shops and bars . 18th century history Calmos Fountain ,Popes Square, Roman Amphitheatre and the impressive Ancona Cathedral. Hidden gem 💎.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamiel724
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Facilities are basic, convoluted, and poorly signed if you need to check in and board a ferry. There are short trips and long trips to Greece. It’s dirty and bustling. It is what it is.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnwQ1928NJ
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Such a shame this place for a ferry port should be beautiful and clean but it's not it's terrible. Uneven roads,filthy sidewalks full of beer cans,women's stockings, syringes and comdoms....what a combination?? Wow come on please sort it out. The surrounding areas do not feel...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We made our way to the highest point so that we could take in all the comings and goings from a high vantage point and we weren’t disappointed. Seeing the ferries manoeuvring and a very large active ship yard was fascinating.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank A1n2thony
Reviewed 28 June 2018

So it is a busy port and dock area. You dont expect it to be pretty! However the sun sets over this area and makes it pretty. It is very close to the old town and THAT is worth a trip.Also walking distance from the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Came by train from Bologna, arrived at the station and walked to the port. There's a bos shuttle from the station ,it's free, # 20. Ferry terminal is fine, friendly staff and a place to eat,inside and a small cafe, shop in the carpark.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Irishfrontiersman
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I like to visit this huge place sometimes just to see the sunset over the sea/boats all around. Nice place to visit, full of graffiti and history. Very recommended!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rosita L
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The port is great to take some pictures; the organization for the loading of the ferry requires optimization

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank adl1971
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were very disappointed in Ancona - but perhaps a positive is that, when arriving by Cruise Ship, it is only a short walk into the Town. Saw signs for the Tourist Information Office, but never found it. A disappointing last stop on our cruise.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DeryckWheeler
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

It has just happened that we were in the port of Ancona on the weekend when most people started their summer vacations. On a very hot day, too many travelers , due to unprecedented traffic jam were waiting in the embarkation room to get their...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank panagiotisv927
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