It is sooo annoying that the Flash programmers that Italia.it employs do not have the least sense of geography or its conventions and use in the modern world.
Since when has Vicenza EVER been one step left (East) and three steps up (North) on any geographical mapping projection system?
Anyone that looked at the coordinates (much less has ever been anywhere near the Italian Northwest) would know that they are relatively close to the same Latitude (North-South position, geographically speaking) but over an hour’s travel apart in Longitude (East-West position, geographically speaking). Even the Italian State Railways, known worldwide for their inefficiency, horrible train-sign translations and generalized incompetency have gotten it better than the Italia.it programmers.
Please, get your act together!
Please note the mapping according to Saint Google deMap, the patron saint of mappers since medieval times:
Notice that the traditional North-South-East-West conventions give hardly any difference in the North-South relations between Venice and Vicenza, but create roughly a square between Vicenza and Parma, and that Parma correctly results South of both Venice and Vicenza (seeing as it is almost a degree of Latitude South of both, it is only natural and comprehensible that it be represented that way, or at least one would think…).