Alicante (ES) - Funchal (PT)
29 November - 11 December 2017
12 days, Alexander von Humboldt II
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Alicante is a port city on the Costa Blanca, Mediterranean coast of Spain. Climb up to the 16-century Castle of Santa Barbara for a great view over the city and take a stroll through the lively Explanada de Espana with its many cafes and restaurants. Visit Barrio Santa Cruz for a taste of authentic local culture and if you love everything sailing-related don't miss the Volvo Ocean Race Museum.
Funchal is the capital of the Portugese Madeira Autonomous Region in the Atlantic. Vistit Quinta das Cruzes – an old Madeiran manor house turned museum, lively local market Mercado dos Lavradores and botanical garden Jardins Botânicos da Madeira. If you're looking for a thrill of an adventure you must take a ride in the Toboggan – a wooden sled that guided by the drivers who will push you down steep hills.
- Dates: 29 November 2017 - 11 December 2017
- Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
- For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
- Windseekers joining: 0
- No sailing experience required!
- Official language on board: English and 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
- Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
- You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
"I conquered the fear of climbing up high."
"Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"
"Teamwork is the key"
You sail on theAlexander von Humboldt II
Alexander von Humboldt II
The Alexander von Humboldt II is a sail training ship in every possible way. She was built by and for sail trainers. She meets high safety standards and has modern nautical and technical facilities. The permanent crew members are specially …
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