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Saint Petersburg (RU) - Pori (FI)

09 June - 19 June 2019

10 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 950,-

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18-25: € 950,-
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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Saint Petersburg (RU) - Pori (FI)

09 June - 19 June 2019

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Sail from the cultural capital of Russia to the city of Pori in western Finland. In order to do that you will cross the Gulf of Finland and the Archipelago Sea before turning north towards the Gulf of Bothnia. On board you will be a trainee and together with the crew you will set the sails, steer, keep lookout and enjoy your time on board. The official language on board is German. In addition extra, per person € 50, – for harbor fees, pilotage, etc. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

Saint Petersburg is Russia’s second largest city, a cultural centre and an important port on the Baltic Sea. Founded in the early 18th century, the historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the the Hermitage is one of the largest and best-known art museums in the world. You could spend days visiting it. Don’t miss the monumental Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. You can also take a trip to the Peterhof Grand Palace and later relax in its gardens.

Pori is a city in Western Finland, near the Gulf of Bothnia, established in the XVI century. Visit the Pori Art Museum and the Juselius Mausoleum or relax on a nearby sandy beach – Yyteri. The Satakunnan Museo has, among others, Viking skis and indoors market Kauppahalli offers snacks, fresh produce and local specialities.

  • Saint Petersburg (RU)

  • Pori (FI)

Key points

  • Dates: 9 June 2019 - 19 June 2019
  • 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
  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

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

  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

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