Bicycles are very popular in Cremona as they are in Ravenna. The fact that these cities are flat helps make bikes so popular and useful. These images are from Cremona, the birthplace of string instruments. The Museo del Violino is a phenomenal place to visit. It has a collection of Stradivari, Amati, Guarnieri and other famous makers. Cremona is full of violin makers who basically work independently. It must be mentioned that this place is famous for it's risotti. The food is incredibly good and the people super friendly. What did you expect; it's Italy after all.