Ancona at a glance
Ancona is located east of the foothills of the Apennine mountains which are the tallest range in central Italy. The shoreline south of Ancona is characterized by relatively deep, clear, and quite cold water bordered by rocky beaches below the Conero bluffs to the west. The location of Ancona has made it a centre of maritime transportation and commerce between Italy, Croatia, and Greece. As such, Ancona is the key ferry port in central Italy with daily connections to a variety of destinations across the Adriatic Sea.
How to get there
Ancona is easy to get to from north or south. Simply follow the autostrada into Ancona.
To arrive at the port of Ancona, use the exit marked Ancona Centro. To arrive at the Conero beaches, look for the exit which notes Monte Conero. Regular buses run along the seafront from the train station to the port.Travel to and from Ancona enjoy a comfortable journey in the blue crystal-clear waters of the Ionian and the Adriatic Sea with one of the leading passenger ferry operators in the Mediterranean.
ΑΝΕΚ LINES connects the port of Patras with daily itineraries with the port of Ancona and the intermediate ports of Igoumenitsa and Corfu (during the summer) .The company offers top quality services and authentic Cretan “philoxenia” on board.
The routes ITALY – GREECE are jointly operated with Superfast Ferries.
The modern fleet and highly trained crew of ANEK promise a pleasant on board stay, meeting the needs and demands of the modern traveller. ANEK ferries have spacious cabins of all categories, comfortable and air-conditioned all-user areas with many entertainment options, modern stores, gourmet restaurants and café -bars.
ANEK LINES highly values gastronomy and offers exquisite menus based on authentic Cretan products and tastes of the Cretan and the Mediterranean cuisine. All ΑΝΕΚ ferries offer 24hour internet service (wi-fi and Internet Corners) at designated areas. An open-deck swimming pool and on board camping facilities are available on international routes.
Ancona Superfast Ferry boats routes