Istria is a small peninsula in the north-western part of Croatia with 200.000 inhabitants and 655 settlements bordering Italy and Slovenia. Throughout history it stood at the intersection of many cultures and peoples.
The island of Lošinj is part of the Cres-Lošinj island group which, apart from Lošinj, includes the islands of Unije, Ilovik, Susak and Vele Srakane as well as a number of small, uninhabited islets, a paradise for those who want to enjoy the beautiful beaches, sun and sea.
The Friuli Venezia Giulia has always been a meeting point between Latin, German and Slavic populations. It is characterized by a variety of different landscapes, from the Adriatic sea to the Alps.
Plains and waters characterize the landscape of Eastern Veneto with its rivers and lagoons. This area, already inhabited during prehistory, preserves important traces of populations that ruled the territory along centuries (Roman, Longobards, Byzantines, Venetians…)
Ferrara and Romagna (from the river Santerno to the Adriatic sea) are the Eastern part of the Emilia Romagna region. The toponym Romagna derives from the late Latin “Romània” and dates back to the VI century AD when Romagna remained under the rule of Eastern Roman Empire in contrast to other parts of Northern Italy under Lombard rule named Langobardia.