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Leixoes (PT) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

25 November - 02 December 2017

7 days, Stad Amsterdam

From € 1042,-

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3-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 1042,-
2-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 1225,-

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Stad Amsterdam:
Leixoes (PT) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

25 November - 02 December 2017

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Say goodbye to the cold and rainy European fall and sail towards warmth on a 19th century clipper Stad Amsterdam. Board the Ship in north Portugal before setting course for the Canary Islands, famous for their great sailing winds, beautiful volcanic landscapes and amazing wildlife. Take a week off your busy schedule to stock up on vitamin D for the coming winter! Combine this journey with the previous one for a trip from Ijmuiden to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and receive 15% discount for the journey from Leixoes to Gran Canaria. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years. /Single cabin possible for € 1837.50

Ports

Leixoes is a port town in northern Portugal, only 10 km out of Porto. It's one of Portugal's major seaports located near the estuary of the Douro River. Take a walk to the old fortifications, dine in one of the many seafood restaurants and then relax on a sandy beach. If you have more time and would like to explore, take a trip to nearby Porto, famous for its architecture – and wine!

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.

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 25 November 2017 - 2 December 2017
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

  • Ang (25) Malaysia

    "I conquered the fear of climbing up high."

  • Phillip (24) France

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

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