Sea Norway: leg 1. Join Christian Radich at the start of this year’s unique adventure! Take a break from everyday life for a few days to discover Norway from the board of a maginificent Tall Ship. Spend some time discovering Oslon on your own before you board the ship and set off for your adventure. Visit a coastal town of Arendal, a famous harbour during the age of Tall Ships. Then reach Norway’s southernmost city of Kristiansand, with its charming old town of small wooden houses, popular wildlife and surrounding archipelago dotted with idyllic islets and sheltered coves. Open to Windseekers aged 8 and older, ages 8-17 must be accompanied by an adult. For families of 4 and more, one child sails for free. You may book a pre-night for €50. The journey fee has been converted from NOK 6600 and many be adjusted slightly to reflect changes in the exchange rates. Special COVID booking conditions apply.
Visit Oslo and experience its rich cultural life. The 1000-year-old Norwegian capital sits at the head of Oslo Fjord. This stunning setting gives hints of the wild wonders that lie just beyond the city. From taking in visual delights at Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Munch Museum and Holmenkollen, to the new Nobel Peace Centre and the Holocoust Centre, Oslo offers plenty of food for thought. Did you know that Oslo is a forerunner on sustainability and environmental policy?
Kristiansand is the business and cultural capital of southern Norway. The sea and surrounding fjords are perfect for recreational activities like fishing and sailing, and the nearby inland and mountains are ideal for skiing and hiking. In the more urban areas you will find a rich variety of cafes, restaurants, art galleries and museums.
Dates: 19 June 2021 - 22 June 2021
Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 8 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 60
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
Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
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Piotr (22) Poland
"Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."
Thea (20) Denmark
"I LEARNED A LOT ABOUT BOTH SAILING AND SUSTAINABILITY, AND THE SOCIAL LIFE WAS AMAZING"
You sail on theChristian Radich
Christian Radich is a sturdy and fast Norwegian windjammer who has won multiple races. Among others, she is the winner of the Tall Ships' Races 2005 and came first in 2006 during the legendary 50th Anniversary Tall Ships' Race from …
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