press release

Press release

Via Querinissima – the cultural route between Røst and Venice

“Via Querinissima is about creating a modern European cultural route based on the story of Pietro Querini. This route is about the merchant from Venice, who drifted ashore outside Røst in 1432, and what you may experience in his wake. Pietro Querini, a Venetian patrician and merchant, left the moorings of Candia om 25 April…

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In the footsteps of Via Querinissima by bike

Roberto Ciambetti, President of Via Querinissima and President of the Veneto Regional Council, today presented the project “In the footsteps of Via Querinissima by bike” at the Veneto Regional Council, which envisages cycling the Via Querinissima in the footsteps of the Venetian captain Pietro Querini from June 28 to July 21. During the event, Rosanna Conte,…

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Via Querinissima- Il Resto Del Carlino press

Thanks to the newspaper il Resto del Carlino told of Via Querinissima. From 9 to 11 March, the Tipicità event was held in Fermo (Italy). On this occasion, the Confraternity of Baccalà alla Vicentina promoted the event ‘Via Querinissima: on the route of friendship and stockfish’.

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Pietro Querini and the Brotherhood of Bacalà alla Vicentina

TGR Veneto broadcast a report dedicated to discovering the Confraternity of Bacalà alla Vicentina, our founding member. Bacalà alla Vicentina, the real protagonist, is a dish that encompasses history, tradition and culture, skilfully enhanced by the Confraternity. During the service, mention was also made of the adventurous journey of Pietro Querini, who, while shipwrecked on…

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Via Querinissima at Caffè Europa on Rai 1

On 6 January, Stefano Agnoletto, Project Manager of Nordland County Council, and Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen, Mayor of Bodø, were interviewed at Caffè Europa on Radio Rai 1. With their words, they allowed the listeners to discover Norwegian culture and learn more about the events related to Bodø2024 which will be European Capital of Culture this year,…

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Camino de Santiago de la Ría de Muros Noia joins the VQ Association

Via Querinissima is glad to have the Muros Noia Way of St James Association as a new member. The Muros & Noia Way is a well-kept secret among the Way of St James. It has only recently been officially recognised and attracts pilgrims seeking a mixture of seaside temptations, culinary delights, breathtaking views and a…

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Relay of the European Orienteering Championships on the Via Querinissima

“The special relay of the Organizing Committee of the Sprint Orienteering European Championships 2023 started from the Norwegian Røst in the Lofoten Islands, north of the Arctic Circle, valid as World Cup finals, which intends to celebrate, between past and present, the strong bond between Norway and Veneto, for the first time venue of the…

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EOC 2023 along the Via Querinissima

From 1 to 10 August, the Organising Committee of the orienteering event will be on the route of the merchant Pietro Querini to seal a union between history, sport and the iconic ‘bacalà’ (stockfish). READ HERE THE FULL ARTICLE

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Via Querinissima presented in Brussels

“Creating the first cultural route candidate for official recognition by the Council of Europe, which develops both by sea route and along land routes, from the Mediterranean to Crete, to the North Sea, and back from Norway to Venice along the route taken between April 1431 and January 1433 by the Venetian merchant Pietro Querini.”…

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European Orienteering Championship 2023

    8 October Vicenza will host the final Sprint knock-out of the European Championship 2023: Via Querinissima has given its patronage to the initiative, which will be valid as the World Cup Final. Orienteering is a sport that allows you to explore the territory by enhancing it. An educational proposal that sensitizes the aspect…

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Lonely Planet

In this wonderful Lonely Planet article, journalist Luciana Squadrilli tells about Pietro Querini’s journey, the Via Querinissima project, the fascinating North, and much more. Click here for the full article  I want to know more

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Corriere del Veneto

Articles of the Italian newspaper “Corriere del Veneto” pulished on 06 July 2022 after the costitutions of the Association Via Querinissinima from myth to history in Venice.

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Il Sole 24 ore

Articles of the Italian newspaper “Il Sole 24 ore – 07th october 2014 The route of “Stockfish” a bridge with Norway.

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