Venice is the most amazing and most famous city in the world – a city on the water, which arose on a hundred islands connected by a network of 160 canals through which more than four hundred bridges and bridges were crossed. A four-kilometer automobile bridge connects it to the mainland. It is the only city in the world where there is no ground transportation. Everyone moves either on foot or by water: on gondolas, boats and water trams.
One of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world. He conquers at first sight. Majestic and beautiful palaces form a bizarre and mysterious world, where the estranged grace of Gothic style is adjacent to the magnificent luxury of Baroque. And almost everywhere is heard the splashing of water, which, washing the basement of buildings, reflects Continue reading
Sicily is an amazing world that does not look like anything: the world of the azure sea and a smoking volcano, the world of orange groves and desert steppes, the world of pacified peace of Greek temples and the hubbub of market squares, the world of Greek philosophers and Arab conquerors, it is a world of opposites woven into one a big tale called Sicily.
Geographical position: Sicily – the largest island in the Mediterranean basin
the total area with adjacent small islands is 25,426 km2. Three capes gave the island a triangle shape, for which the ancient Greeks called Sicily Trinacria. Its shores are washed by three seas: in the north – the Tyrrhenian, in the east – the Ionian, in the west and south – the Mediterranean. The island is separated from the mainland of Italy, the Apennine Peninsula by the Strait of Messina (3 km wide at its narrowest Continue reading
Genoa is a historic coastal city and the largest Italian port in northern Italy, the capital of the province of Genoa and the historical region of Liguria. Located on the shores of the Genoese Bay in the Ligurian Sea (part of the Mediterranean Sea), 120 km south of Milan. Apennine mountains come close to the city from the north. The population is about 600,000 people. Genoa extends 35 km along the coast from Voltri to Nervi.
The whole history of Genoa is connected with navigation and trade.
The capital of Liguria, Genoa, is often poetically compared with the interior of an ancient theater: the stalls are a colorful port surrounded by lodges – palaces, and city blocks go down from the nearest hills with an amphitheater directly to the bay. Many ancient palaces have been preserved here, from which it still blows its former splendor, which, combined with the brisk life of the port city, Continue reading