Alexander von Humboldt II: Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES) - Setubal (PT)
15 March - 25 March 2019
Homeward bound. When spring starts in the northern hemisphere, Alexander von Humboldt II takes course for her homeport in Germany. First, though, she will sail on the Atlantic in this leg from Canary Islands to Setubal, near Lisbon. Join her for this crossing and get a taste of sailing out on the ocean. Set the famous green sails, steer the Ship, look out for other vessels and enjoy the time spent on board. The official language on board is German. Additional fee applies: € 50,- per person for harbor fees, pilotage, etc. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the shared capital of the Canary Islands, together with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The central square Plaza de España is a real eye-catcher, situated between the ocean and the old, bustling city centre. Lose yourself in the crowded alleys, find a spot on one of the terraces, or leave town and discover the rugged volcanic landscape. The museum of Nature and Man is worth a visit. Chances are you’ll find pilot whales in the waters around Tenerife, so keep an eye out!
Setubal is a port city in Portugal, about 50 km from Lisbon. For the local feeligh visit the fish market Mercado do Livramento, take a stroll through the Doca dos Pescadores fishing harbour and have seafood in one of the multiple local restaurants. You can also choose to walk around the old town or the waterfront, or relax on a nearby beach.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)
Dates: 15 March 2019 - 25 March 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
Ida (19) Finland
"The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"
Samantha (18) Australia
"I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."
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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