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Esbjerg (DK) - Tanager (NO) - Stavanger (NO)

20 July - 27 July 2018

7 days, Gulden Leeuw

From € 750,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training

normal price: € 750,-

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Gulden Leeuw:
Esbjerg (DK) - Tanager (NO) - Stavanger (NO)

20 July - 27 July 2018

Hop-on, hop-off tour of the Norwegian coast. Leave the second Tall Ships Races port of Esbjerg in a fleet of dozens of vessels. Sail across the North Sea to Norway and spend the time discovering the coastal towns: Lindesnes, Sirevag and Tanager – before reaching Stavanger. This trip is an intense sightseeing opportunity for anyone interested in the ports as much as sailing. Take part in a festival in Lindesnes, visit a medieval church in Sirevag and check out the fishing museum in Tanager, with a dose of sailing on a large Tall Ship in between! You can also embark in other ports along the way – see the following journeys. Open for all Windseekers aged 15 and older. If you’d like to disembark in a port other than Stavanger, please contact us at info@windseeker.org

Ports

Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark – a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town’s maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!

Stavanger is a modern port, but retains a small historic district. The lovely old harbour is a favourite stopover for big cruiseships that tower over the buildings. The city has a lively cultural scene, and is surrounded by numerous outdoor destinations well worth a visit. Explore the narrow, rocky Lysefjord and the mountains Preikestolen and Kjerag, or relax on Jæren’s beaches. Make sure to bring hiking boots, as the mountains stand over 1000 meters tall.

  • Esbjerg (DK)

  • Stavanger (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 20 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 56
  • 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
  • Windseekers from the Netherlands need to become member of STAN
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Jeremy (23)

    "PUSHED ME OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE, GOT TO MEET PEOPLE I'D NEVER GET TO MEET AND MADE LIFELONG FRIENDS."

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • Ida (19) Finland

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

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