Trani is a town in the Italian region of Apulia, one of the capitals of the province of Barletta-Andria-Trani. Trani jurisdiction covers 11 municipalities. Known as the city of art and architectural treasures that recall a glorious past. The patron of the city — SV. Nicholas. The city festival on June 2.
The city has a castle built in 1233 by Frederick II, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.In 1063 by order of Pietro di Trani, count of the city at that time was composed of “Order of the Marines”(lat. Ordinamenta Maris), which is still considered one of the oldest Maritime statutes.
The value of Trani in the middle ages is confirmed by the presence of the XII century Venetian Consul, and the consuls of England, Holland and other Nordic countries, placed in extant building in front of the Cathedral