Florence is a city that beckons lovers of the beautiful from all over the world, the capital of the arts and the cradle of the Renaissance. People settled here as early as the 10th century B.C., but officially the city dates back to 59 B.C.: in that year the Romans founded their own on the site of an ancient Etruscan settlement on the banks of the River Arno and called it Florence, which means Blossoming.
Genoa is an Italian city located in the centre of the metropolis and capital of the capital city of the same name and of the Liguria region. Its port, the largest in Italy, is one of the most important in Europe. Genoa was the capital of one of the maritime republics from the 11th to 1797, at the time one of the largest naval powers on the continent. The hometown of Christopher Columbus.
Rome is one of the oldest cities in Europe, the ancient capital of the Roman Empire. In antiquity (3rd century A.D.) Rome was called the Eternal City by the Latin Roma Aeterna, Urbs Aeterna. One of the first Roman poets Albius Tibullus (1st century B.C.) called Rome by this name in his second elegy. Rome is also referred to as "the city on seven hills".