For questions or advice:

set course for new horizons

Header trainee

Here you can find details about this unique sailing adventure and a bunch of other journeys that we offer on the Tall Ships

St. Malo (FR) - Cadiz (ES)

25 October - 08 November 2017

14 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 1330,-

Book this journey

Sail Training

14-25: € 1330,-
25+: € 2086,-

Book this journey

Alexander von Humboldt II:
St. Malo (FR) - Cadiz (ES)

25 October - 08 November 2017

PDF this page

Due South! Sail Alexander von Humboldt from St. Malo in the north of France, across the Bay of Biscay and along Portugese coast before reaching Cadiz on the Atlantic coast of Spain. Escape the gray autumn of the north and follow the sun to the south of Spain. Hoist the sails, steer the Ship, stand on lookout and enjoy the life at sea! Languages on board are mainly German and English. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

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.

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.

  • St. Malo (FR)

  • Cadiz (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 25 October 2017 - 8 November 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
  • 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
  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

  • Christopher (16) England

    "I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"

You sail on theAlexander von Humboldt II

Tall Ships

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 …

Read more

Windseeker logs

  • Norwegian national dinner and presentation

    Gulden Leeuw, 30 July 2015

    Aalborg

    – by Charlotte (26, UK) and Pernille (20, Denmark)

    Charlotte We were lucky as a watch this morning and didn’t go on sail watch until 8am. Some people had to get up to make breakfast but the rest of us enjoyed our lie in and were bright eyed and eager. …

    Read log
  • We sail together. We sweat together. We smile together.

    Vega Gamleby, 23 August 2016

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 1: 23-24 August We sail together. We sweat together. We smile together. We are friends. We are family. We are the champion. 23-August-2016: Linda Today it was a wonderful day. We started with a climb lesson for the …

    Read log

Photos

  • Dolphins
See more

OTHER JOURNEYS YOU MIGHT LIKE