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Bremerhaven (DE) - St. Malo (FR)

15 October - 25 October 2017

10 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Bremerhaven (DE) - St. Malo (FR)

15 October - 25 October 2017

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One of the last north European trips of the Ship this year, the journey will take you from Bremerhaven in Germany to St. Malo in northern France. Board Alexander von Humboldt II in her homeport for the first leg of her autumn itinerary. Sail the North Sea along the Dutch coast and English channel between France and England. On the way you will take part in watches, navigating, setting sails and – if you like – climbing the masts! Languages on board are German and English. For all Windseekers, minimum age 14 years.

Ports

Bremerhaven is one of the most important German ports, playing a crucial role in Germany's trade. The town was founded in 1827, but settlements in the vicinity were settled as early as the 12th century. The main attractions for tourists are found at the Havenwelten and include the German Emigration Center and the German Maritime Museum, featuring the Hansekogge, a vintage cog dating from 1380, excavated in Bremen in 1962, and the historical harbour with a number of museum ships.

St. Malo is an ancient town in the Brittany province of France and a major tourist destination. Visit the city ramparts to admire the old structures and beautiful vistas. Take a long walk along the Plage du Sillon beach before relaxing in the surf. Take some time to visit the unique Les Rochers Sculptes. Then go to the city and see the St Vincent Cathedral before trying some of the local food.

  • Bremerhaven (DE)

  • St. Malo (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 15 October 2017 - 25 October 2017
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • 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
  • Robijn (17)

    "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"

  • Ang (25) Malaysia

    "I conquered the fear of climbing up high."

  • 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"

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