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Palma de Mallorca (ES) - Cartagena (ES)

03 October - 11 October 2016

8 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 600,-

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25: € 600,-
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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Palma de Mallorca (ES) - Cartagena (ES)

03 October - 11 October 2016

Enjoy the sunny Balearen in the middle of fall on board of Alexander von Humboldt II. Discover the local culture and make use of the perfect weather and beautiful nature to re-charge your batteries for the long winter. Arrive in Cartagena for some tasty tapas and local drinks!

Ports

Palma de Mallorca, capital of the Balearic Islands, was first settled by the Romans. Evidence of over two thousand years of history can still be seen all over town. Visit the unique Bellver Castle, The Royal Palace of La Almundaina, and Palma’s silk exchange as examples of the town’s architecture. Palma de Mallorca is a festive town with plenty to see and do. Over 20 million tourists visit the city each year, but there are plenty of opportunities to escape the masses and explore for yourself.

Cartagena is a city in the southeast of Spain along the Mediterranean coast and one of the most important naval ports in Spain (also historically). It is the main military base and a home to a large naval shipyard. The Old Town is limited by five small hills: Molinete, Monte Sacro, Monte de San José, Despeñaperros and Monte de la Concepción, following the example of Rome. Enjoy the Spanish culture of food and beverages! Try some tasty tapas, local wine and fresh caught sea food.

  • Palma de Mallorca (ES)

  • Cartagena (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 3 October 2016 - 11 October 2016
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • "A thrilling journey full of breath-taking moments which have taught me that live should always be lived at its fullest."

    Jorge (18), Spain

You sail on the Alexander von Humboldt II

Shipping type: Bark
Homeport: Bremerhaven (DE)
Date built: 2011
Trainees: 54
Length: 65m
Height of mast: 32,9 m
Sail: 1360 m2

The Alexander von Humboldt II is a sail training ship in every possible way. She was built by and for sail trainers. She meets high safety standards and has modern nautical and technical facilities. The permanent crew members are specially …

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