Bergen (NO) - Shetland Folk Festival (GB) - Bergen (NO)
02 May - 08 May 2018
6 days, Statsraad Lehmkuhl
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The 38th Shetland Folk Festival will take place from 3rd to 6th May 2018. The Festival is organised by passionate volunteers, with a big help from local communities. It celebrates Shetland's fiddle tradition and rich musical heritage, hosting both the local and visiting artists. Join this unique festival from the board of a Tall Ship for an unforgettable experience.
Bergen is the gateway to the Fjords of Norway and a well-established cruise port. It's an international city packed with history and tradition, a big city with small-town charm and atmosphere. Stroll around old streets and alleyways, and mingle with the crowds at the Fish Market. Saunter along the listed wooden buildings at Bryggen to the old fortress at Bergenhus, or call in at one of Bergen’s museums and galleries. The panoramic views of the city, the fjord and the ocean are breathtaking.
- Dates: 2 May 2018 - 8 May 2018
- Embarkation: 13:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
- For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
- Windseekers joining: maximum of 150 trainees
- 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
- Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
- You will sleep in a hammock
"Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"
"I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
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