// An ancient history
Ancona, the regional capital of the Marche country, has a thousand-year history, recently celebrating its 2.400 years.
Ancient gateway to the East, still maintains its international and constantly evolving vocation.
Creativity and design represent the tools of the city for responding to contemporary changes.
// Best in travel - Lonely Planet
Marche Region was included in the second place among the 30 places not to be missed in 2020. The only Italian destination selected by Lonely Planet, the most famous travel guide in the world.
A widespread museum nestled between the sea and the mountains.
// Italy in a Region
The Marche, the only region in the plural form of the peninsula, is also recognized because it concentrates all the beauties of the country: from beaches to mountains, from national parks to ancient villages and castles, from places of spirituality to theaters and music, passing through food and wine excellences.
// Arts, crafts, and industrial districts
Luthier, bobbin lace, accordions, hats and paper, ancient handicrafts flanked by modern manufacturing districts of household appliances, footwear, wood, naval mechanics, mega yachts, pharmaceuticals, lighting, animation, leather, and musical instruments.
Industries represent the natural evolution of traditional crafts, connected across time by the art of know-how.
// Marchigiani in the world
Raffaello Sanzio, Bramante, Gioacchino Rossini, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Gaspare Spontini, Giacomo Leopardi, Beniamino Gigli, Renata Tebaldi, Maria Montessori, Enrico Mattei, up to the modern Valentino Rossi and Roberto Mancini.
// Ancona 2022
The city was chosen as the finalist, among the 28 preselected, for the recognition of the Italian Capital of Culture 2022, to award the title by the Council of Ministers.
Three-year first-level Academic Diploma courses equivalent to a degree authorized by MIUR (Ministry of University and Research) with Ministerial Decree n. 623 of 05/08/2016