Parco del Cardeto


The din of central Ancona fades to a distant hum at this 35-hectare park north of the centre. Straddling two hills – the Colle dei Cappuccini and Monte Cardeto – it's crisscrossed by pine-shaded paths offering broad vistas across the city's rooftops to the port and Adriatic sea. Fortifications, a 19th-century lighthouse and a vast Jewish cemetery, the Campo degli Ebrei, can be found in its grounds.

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