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Cadiz (ES) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

21 November - 01 December 2018

10 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 950,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Cadiz (ES) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

21 November - 01 December 2018

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Course: Canary Islands! After the exciting season of Sail Training in Europe, the Alex II is finally reaching the winter destination: the Canaries. Help bring her from southern Spain to Gran Canaria in this marvellous Atlantic sailing! The official language on board is German. In addition extra, per person € 50, – for harbor fees, pilotage, etc. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

The oldest city in Spain, with a wealth of historic landmarks. Water is never far away, as the old town is built on a narrow stretch of land jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. Get lost in the Old town with its many narrow, winding streets and visit one of the many parks that dot the city. Its many cathedrals and plazas are also well worth a visit. Go to La Caleta beach, at La Viña, the old fisherman quarter. Go catch a Flamenco concert and feast your taste buds with the fresh sea foods.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan town, the shared capital (with Santa Cruz) of the Canary Islands. Situated on the ‘wet’ north side, the city feels more authentic than the touristy places on the ‘dry’ south side. Las Palmas offers beaches, cheap shopping, culture and excitement with a night life, primarily in the district of Vegueta. Its culture is decidedly Spanish, mixed with influences from all over the world, as Las Palmas’ port has been in operation for centuries.

  • Cadiz (ES)

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 21 November 2018 - 1 December 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
  • Phillip (24) France

    "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"

  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

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