Ancona, Capital of the Marche Region, lies on the peninsula of Monte Conero, directly facing the sea. Founded by Greeks, the city experienced remarkable development when Emperor Hadrian extended the then – small port, long of great strategic importance for the traffic across the Adriatic.
The Conero Riviera is that stretch of Adriatic coastline that starts from Ancona and arrives up to the village of Numana. The beaches of Mazzavalle and Due Sorelle are worth a stop. The hilly stretch and coastline form a natural park where you will find paths along the hills, perfect for a beautiful hike. Finally, there are the towns and villages to discover at a slow pace while tasting the best of traditional cuisine.