References to books that mention the “Via Romea di Stade”
The Vice-President of the Romweg and Lutheran Pastor, briefly lists the key principles on which all the Project and History of the Via Romea is based, now also a Heritage of the European Association of the Romea Germanica Way (EAVRG), born in Bolzano on 22 November 2018
The old song of pilgrims entering Rome (before 11th century)
Prof. Giovanni Caselli presents the value and the historical character of the Via Romea
The newspaper Braunschweiger Land, in Jenuary 30th 2009 for the first time says about the birth of the project of the Via Romea: THE VIA ROMEA IN THE HEART OF THE REGION – 28 GERMAN CITIES JOINT FOR A HIGH-MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE”
The flag of the Romweg with the symbol of the Via Romea and the list of the crossed municipalities.
The map, made by Hochen Heinke, for the Romweg, represents the route of Abt. Albert with references to the main German crossed.
On the basis of the Convention signed with the Department of GESAAF UNIFI, The Italian route of the Via Romea Germanica in Italy has been decided and tested. It can be integrated with the local variants or diversions, except for the historical approved route “Melior Via” as indicated in the Annales Stadenses
The Emilia-Romagna Region has mapped the Regional walks that cross it. The region is geographically at the centre of all the Ways to Rome. Of these, three are “international” routes: the VIA FRANCIGENA, the VIA ROMEA GERMANICA, the ROMEA STRATA. Then there are other very important walks, including several now famous, such as those of St. Anthony and St. Francis.
Y consists of the Via Francigena (west) from England through France, Switzerland and western Italy and the Via Romea Germanica (to the east) which from the Baltic regions crosses Germany, Austria and Eastern Italy. The two routes meet in Montefiascone, they reach Rome and then continue with Via Francigena South in the direction of the Holy Land
A further development of the Great Y is the renewed pursuit and implementation of VIA ROMEA STRATA linking the Triveneto and Italy with Eastern Europe. In Padua it joins the Via Romea Germanica which has some traits in common. In fact, being the Via Romea Strata a bundle of routes, also concerning South Tyrol, from Brenner to Trento where the two paths overlap. In Tuscany, the Via Romea Strata also joins the Francigena.
From April 22 to October 14, 2015 around 450 “pilgrims” divided into groups, have trodden the Camino starting from Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim (Norway) ending in Rome – St. Peter’s Square – after covering 175 stages and more than 3000 km. The creator of the project, Norwegian Mr Stein Thue, who drew the map in accordance with the numerous participating associations, including our Via Romea Germanica
The list is completed with partial and total distances in Germany, Austria and Italy
2012-08-23 – With this basic agreement we can say that the Via Romea is the one way from Stade to Rome. One logo, one name, same principles and the same will about the international collaboration
2015-06-12- Agreement for the birth of a one European Association for management and representation of the Via Romea from Stade to Rome, with the partecipation of the Austrian Jerusalem Way.
With this Convention the territory of concerned by the Consortium (from St. Albert the Passo Serra) is willing to look after the route that concerns the secondary roads and river crossings
With this Convention the VRG and the Pro Loco Association establish a partnership to favour of the territory, facilitate the arrival, the stay and the hospitality of pilgrims and travellers in areas crossed by the Via Romea
This agreement with AIGAE establishes the will of the two associations to collaborate for the promotion of the Via Romea and through this to enhance the crossed territories and communities. It also establishes the principle that the Via Romea Germanica project must be an opportunity to produce job opportunities, especially among young people.
With this Convention the VRG and the Administration of the Municipality of Cortona establish a partnership to favour of the cultural visit of MAEC, Museum of the Etruscan Civilization, by pilgrims and walkers of the Via Romea Germanica, with a regular stamped Credential
Minutes of the meeting held in Innsbruck on 19 and 20 November 2016 for the establishment dell’EAVRG (European Association of the Via Romea Germanica) and to start the procedure for recognition as a Cultural European Route
We present the last update brochure, that shows, in synthesis, the Association of the VIA ROMEA GERMANICA
UMBRIA – MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
For the development of the VIA ROMEA GERMANICA in Umbria between the towns of Castiglione del Lago, Paciano, Città della Pieve, Ficulle, Fabro, Porano, Allerona and Orvieto.
On 12 November 2016 the Umbrian municipalities crossed by the path of VRG, signed this document to “… organize, promote and manage common initiatives …. in particular: related projects and programs hiking multimodal activity .. .., publications, guides etc … “ and “to identify all the resources necessary to maintain the Umbrian segment of VRG in particular with other Public Organizations and Institutions in the territory such as the Umbria Region, GAL …. ”
The new graduate Matilde Dionisi of Orvieto has discussed the thesis after attending the Master Degree course in “Public and Business Communication” at the Alma Mater Studiorum in Bologna. In addition to our congratulations, we thank her for the first contribution to our project to rebuild and revive this Way, rich in prospects for the territories and communities that live there