The Træna Festival 2018 starts in Bergen, aboard one of the world’s largest sailing ships. Join Statsraad Lehmkuhl in an amazing sailing trip from Bergen along the stunning coast to Træna in Nordland. A four-day cruise up to Træna which is an absolutely unforgettable experience. 22 sails totaling 2000 sqm on a 98-meter long ship with 48 meter high masts. You get the opportunity to set sail, be at the helm, climb the rig and become a part of the crew. Important information: During the festival the ship will be used as an alternative festival camp and for selected festival activities. The voyage, the festival ticket and the extra nights are sold separately. It’s possible to sleep an extra night on board after your journey. Price € 60 p.p.p.n. including breakfast. Open for all ages,minumum age 15 years.
From the Festival website: The Træna festival takes place on an island in northern Norway, 65 km far out in the Atlantic. An unique community where all the 500 citizens participate to give you a fantastic experience with music and culture in magnificient settings. You can eat gourmet food from the sea, feel the magic of the ocean, watch sea eagles, feel the love and enjoy the fabulous conserts.
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.
Træna is a group of islands in the Norwegian Sea. Trina municipality consists of over four hundred islands, four of these are populated. Originally Træna was a community of fishermen, today the islands inhabits five hundred people. In Træna you will see nature that is really one of a kind. Every year a cave as big as a church (Kirkehelleren) hosts a music festival. Don't forget your camera!
Dates: 1 July 2018 - 5 July 2018
Embarkation: 9:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 150
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
French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
Ida (19) Finland
"The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"
Barnabas (22) Hungary
"IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."
Nina (20) Norway
"My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."
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