Bari, the densely populated capital of Puglia, overlooks the Adriatic Sea for about 40 miles and to a depth of 13 kilometres. It is an important religious and commercial centre which has been defined "the door to the East" and presents a particularly important ancient town center in terms of historical and urban heritage.
Elegant, inimitable, exciting and romantic, precious: this is Venice, the gem on any tour of Italy where churches, palazzi, ancient bridges, monuments and piazzas confirm its artistic and cultural vitality. All has testified to and continues to testify to the long history of the city.
First a Greek and Roman city, then a capital of the Arab world, and later conquered by both the Normans and the Swabians – this is Palermo, a place where preciosities left by the Arab and Norman rules coexist along with the Baroque and Art Nouveau styles of the buildings and monuments, the city streets and markets, gardens and theatres.