Gulden Leeuw: Oslo (NO) - Arendal (NO) - Kristiansand (NO)
17 June - 20 June 2020
Sea Norway: spend 3 intense days on board, sailing and discovering Norwegian coastal towns. Embark the Gulden Leeuw in Oslo, the European Green Capital 2019. Meet your shipmates and set out for a journey with two other Tall Ships: Christian Radich and Wylde Swan. The next day you will reach Arendal, a city with long maritime traditions. The final leg will bring you to Kristiansad, the southernmost city of Norway with picturesque old town. Enjoy a short break from everyday life and visit Norway in a completely new way. Sail on a magnificent Tall Ship, admire the coastline from water and meet many new people from different countries. For Windseekers 15 years old and older, 12-15 only accompanied by a parent.
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: 17 June 2020 - 20 June 2020
Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
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 bags 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).
Max (17) Germany
"The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"
Axel (23) France
"It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."
Jet (31) Netherlands
"As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"
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