Ancona is located east of the foothills of the Apennine mountains which are the tallest range in central Italy.
Bari is an important port in the Southern part of the Adriatic Sea. It is a cultural, commercial and administrative centre.
Igoumenitsa is situated on the cove of the bay of Thessprotia it lies just across the island of Corfu being the closest port to Italy.
Corfu - is situated in the northwestern part of Greece, where the Adriatic Sea meets the north Ionian Sea.
Patras is the capital of western Greece and as a major port, it constitutes the primary gateway of Greece to Italy and Western Europe.