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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - A Coruna (ES)

16 March - 30 March 2018

14 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 1330,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - A Coruna (ES)

16 March - 30 March 2018

Sailing north for the summer. Join the Alexander von Humboldt II in the Canary Islands to help bring her to Europe for the summer season. Board the Ship in beautiful Gran Canaria and enjoy the atmosphere of the island before setting course for northern Spain. Enjoy sailing on the Atlantic, up the coast of Portugal, and finally disembark in A Coruna after 2 weeks of getting your sea legs and making new friends. 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

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.

A Coruña is a port town in the north west of Spain. Here you will find the Tower of Hercules, a lighthouse that has been in operation for 1.800 years! The town itself is an affluent commercial and tourism hub, with plenty of things to see and do. Visit the popular beaches, explore the city centre, or sample some of the many cultural activities. The Aquarium Finisterrae lets you explore the marine life of the region. But if you prefer your fish on a plate, A Coruña’s restaurants can help you out.

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

  • A Coruña (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 March 2018 - 30 March 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
  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

  • Axel (23) France

    "It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

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