Piraeus (GR) - Lisbon (PT)
08 April - 21 April 2017
13 days, Royal Helena
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Piraeus is a port city located 12 kilometres from Athens city center. Piraeus is the chief port in Greece and also the largest passenger port in Europe. While you are here, go and have a look at the impressive Church of Saint Nicholas or take a tour in the Nautical Museum of Greece. And if you want to walk you can go on archaeological tours.
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…
- Dates: 8 April 2017 - 21 April 2017
- Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 13:00
- 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
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You sail on theRoyal Helena
Royal Helena is a three-masted Bulgarian barquentine with a hull made of steel and a teak-covered deck. She can accommodate up to 37 trainees for multiple-day journeys, and as many as 120 for day cruises. Being very new, the Ship …
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