Via Romea Germanica, Cultural Route of the Council of Europe
The route of the German pilgrims “Romea germanica” has received the certification of “European Cultural Itinerary”
It is with great satisfaction that we present the decision of the Council of Europe on the coveted European recognition obtained by the Via Romea Germanica, now officially certified “European Cultural Route” like the famous Camino de Santiago de Compostela and the Via Francigena.
“the silent, serious and determined work has borne fruit, We are really very proud of the result achieved by the Via Romea Germanica” – says the President Liviana Zanetti
The entire route of the Via Romea Germanica is equal to 2221 km / of which 260 km in Emilia-Romagna, originates from Stade in Germany and ends in Rome, after having crossed six Italian regions
Within this long route some stages cross the Romagna Apennines from Cusercoli, Santa Sofia and Bagno di Romagna.
“These are also awards that reward and further strengthen our mission of promotion and enhancement of the Romagna Apennines, for years focused on sustainable tourism and activities related to the trail, hiking and the outdoors as shown by some of our projects and calls already concluded” says Bruno Biserni GAL the Other Romagna
“For our part we are firmly convinced of the social value even before the tourist-economic of which the Paths are carriers, especially in this period of emergency for the entire country, Sustainable tourism is an economic lever available to our territories – continues the President – that we intend to constantly encourage with new projects, calls and interventions””
“It is with this in mind – concludes the President – that we are signatories of the regional cooperation project “Cammini”, within the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, together with all the LAGs of Emilia Romagna, which will see us committed from the coming months to contribute to improving routes and routes in terms of mapping and reconnaissance, hospitality, typical food and wine and promotion and communication, whose actions will be addressed to the Associations of the Paths of our territory, including the Via Romea Germanica.