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Lisbon (PT) - Hamburg (DE)

23 April - 04 May 2017

11 days, Royal Helena

From € 910,-

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Royal Helena:
Lisbon (PT) - Hamburg (DE)

23 April - 04 May 2017

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Join the Royal Helena on an epic sailing journey around Europe. Board the Ship in Lisbon, Portugal, and sail north along the coast and all the way to Hamburg, Germany. You can also book a berth in double LUX cabin for € 1,200. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older.

Ports

Lisbon has a long and varied history as a major trading hub, much of which is still visible in the old city centre. Discover Alfama, the old quarters with its many old alleys, steps and the Lisbon Cathedral. The famous tram line 28 will get you there – an experience in and of itself. And be sure to check out a fado concert if you want to learn about saudade – loss, yearning and comfort, all rolled into one. Emotions that all seafarers will get to know one way or the other…

Hamburg is the second-biggest city in Germany and a second-largest port in Europe. The port itself if a major tourist attraction, with its numerous canals, bridges and buildings from the past eras, as well as the naval museum Museumshafen Oevelgönne.
Hafengeburtstag is a funfair to honor the birthday of the port of Hamburg with a party and a ship parade. Take a walk in the Planten un Blomen Park with its different fascinating sections and cross the Elbe in an old tunnel underneath.

  • Lisbon (PT)

  • Hamburg (DE)

Key points

  • Dates: 23 April 2017 - 4 May 2017
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 35
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • 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
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

  • Keshan (17) UK

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

  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

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