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Aarhus (DK) - Larvik (NO)

30 June - 06 July 2018

6 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 570,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Aarhus (DK) - Larvik (NO)

30 June - 06 July 2018

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From Denmark to Norway. Join Alexander von Humboldt II for the voyage from Aarhus in Denmark to Larvik. Steer the Ship, trim the sails and – if you want – climb up to the masts and see the world from up high. Official language on board is German. In addition extra, per person € 50, – for harbor fees, pilotage and canal fees calculated. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

Aarhus is a port on the northeast coast of Jutland, Denmark. One of its main attractions is the open air museum Den Gamle By, where historical buildings from all over Denmark have been relocated. But the 13th century cathedral is also well worth a visit. Aarhus is a relaxed place with enough to see and do, and its city centre is a favourite with Tall Ship crews who visit the city regularly. West of the city you’ll find lakes and forests, perfect for a hike.

Larvik is a coastal town in the South of Norway, 2 hours south of Oslo by train. It's a quiet town, and visitors normally only stay for a short time. Larvik Maritime museum allows visitors to learn about the sea-faring history of the Vestfold region, and the sailing legend Thor Heyerdahl. The nearby fjords are surrounded by peaks, perfect for hiking in the summer.

  • Aarhus (DK)

Key points

  • Dates: 30 June 2018 - 6 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 54
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: German
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cosy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

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