The Po Valley, which extends in most of the northern regions of Italy, covers many areas, including the Lombard Province of Cremona. It extends over an area of about 1800 square kilometers, enclosed between the rivers Po, Adda and Oglio that mark the boundaries, in addition to the Serio River which runs through the lovely town of Crema, second in importance after the capital of the Province. Area rich in water, therefore, in the heart of the fertile Po Valley, crossed by a dense network of canals and ditches to irrigate vast cultivated fields, characteristic note of the whole territory. Territory of ancient agricultural tradition, that of Cremona and its province has been able to exploit in its favor the most modern technology, becoming the beacon of agriculture and animal husbandry on a national scale, with a reputation even outside the Italian borders. City friendly and quiet, far from the hectic logic of industrial cities, Cremona is waiting to be discovered. His collected historical center, with the wonderful Piazza del Duomo, will leave you open-mouthed, as well as dozens of churches, rich in art and history, that dot the city; a city where the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassical, get married together in a harmonious and pleasant that stimulates the curiosity of the visitor. The musical tradition of Cremona has ancient origins and prestigious: home of the most famous family of violin makers in the world (Amati, Stradivari, Guarneri), but also the birthplace of Claudio Monteverdi and Amilcare Ponchielli, is still the seat of the International School of Violin Making as well as events closely related to music.