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Eckernforde (DE) - Travemunde (DE)

10 June - 16 June 2018

6 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 595,-

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14-25: € 595,-
25+: € 894,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Eckernforde (DE) - Travemunde (DE)

10 June - 16 June 2018

* FULLY BOOKED * Board Alexander von Humboldt II in Eckenrforde for a 6 day trip to Travemunde. Steer the Ship, pull on ropes, navigate and, if you want, climb the masts – all while discovering the coast of Germany. A perfect journey for anyone who can’t join a longer voyage or for unexperienced sailors who’d like to try sailing on a Tall Ship for the first time. Official language on board is German. In addition extra, per person € 50, – for harbor fees, pilotage and canal fees calculated. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

Eckernforde is a cahrming little town on the German coast of the Baltic Sea and a popular tourist destination. Its history dates back to the 12th century. With it sandy beach and beautiful forest Eckernforde is a perfect place to enjoy nature and sports. Spend an adventurous day in the Natur-Hochseilgarten park with its ziplines, hanging bridges and climbing obstacles. Afterwards pay a visit to the Bonbonkocherei Hermann Hinrichs factory and make your own sweet treats!

Travemünde, on the shores of the Trave river near the Baltic Sea, is an important ferry port and sea resort. Its lighthouse is the oldest in Germany, and its port organises the yearly Travemünder Woche sailing contests and the Sand World sand sculpting festival. Take a walk around this relaxed town, have a nice meal, and spend some time on the beach if it’s a nice day. If you’re up for a hike, you’ll find the Palinger Heide close by. The nearby town of Lübeck is also well worth a visit.

  • Eckernforde (DE)

Key points

  • Dates: 10 June 2018 - 16 June 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 54
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: German
  • 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: towels
  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

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