In the footsteps of Pietro Querini by bike

From Venice to the Lofoten Islands: in the footsteps of Pietro Querini by bicycle

The journey, scheduled from 28 June to 21 July, aims to cover the journey of the Venetian nobleman and beyond

The expedition will cover a distance of around 3,300 km, from picturesque Venice to the remote Lofoten Islands, famous for their stockfish, and then continue for a further 1,200 km to Cape North.
Some of the stages on the trip: Innsbruck, Munich, Augsburg, Wurzburg, Rostock, Gothenburg, Oslo, Trondheim, Bodø, Lofoten Islands. On 19 July, pit stop in Bodø for the Via Querinissima Days, celebrating the shared culture and history among all Via Querinissima countries.

The project, supported by the Chamber of Commerce of Venice and Rovigo and the Rotary Club Venezia Noale dei Tempesta, has already received the patronage of the Veneto Region, Via Querinissima, the North Adriatic Sea Port Authoritythe Venice Metropolitan City, the Municipality of Venice, the Municipality of Sandrigo, the Nordland Region, the Municipalities of Røst and Trondheim, as well as the Venerable Confraternity of Bacalà alla Vicentina of Sandrigo, Sport and Health

At the end of the journey, a docufilm will be made to document the undertaking in its significant and salient phases and at the same time to promote the development of the Permanent European Cultural Itinerary “Via Querinissima” by Bike. The development of the project can be followed in constant update on the dedicated web portal www.veneziacaponordbike.net and on the social channels Facebook and Instagram Venice-North Cape Bike and on the social pages (Instagram and Facebook) of Via Querinissima!

In photo the expedition members (Paolo Vidotto, Giampaolo Potente, Paolo Maurizi and Adriano Pellizzon)

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