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Alesund (NO) - Kristiansand (NO)

15 July - 25 July 2015

10 days, Oosterschelde

From € 1200,-

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Price p.p. 4p cabin: € 1200,-
Normal price: € 1450,-

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Oosterschelde:
Alesund (NO) - Kristiansand (NO)

15 July - 25 July 2015

Familiy voyage Norwegian Coast 2: Ålesund-Kristiansand Along the rugged and dramatic fjord coast down to the ‘the warm south of the north’. Southern Norway is the home of the Norwegian summer, with its beautiful coastline, picturesque villages and towns and beautiful sandy beaches. Highlights of this trip are the bird island Runde, the Geiranger Fjord, the idyllic town of Bergen, the Preikestolen and the southernmost Lindesnes lighthouse in Norway. Open for all ages, minimum age 5 years. Age 5-15 years will get 50% discount at the voyageprice.

Ports

Ålesund is once again host port for The Tall Ships Races in 2015. Ålesund harboured the event for the first time in 2001, in an intimate harbour amongst beautiful fjords, mountains and islands. Consisting out of seven islands, Ålesund is a modern city. In 1904 the city, once built largely of wood, was completely burned down by a sea of flames. After a period of planning, the town was rebuilt in stone, brick, and mortar in Jugendstil.

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.

Key points

  • Dates: 15 July 2015 - 25 July 2015
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 13:00
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 24
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

  • 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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Oosterschelde

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Windseeker logs

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    – by captain Richard Slootweg

    Right now the last cruise of this winter and also my last cruise as captain on board the Clipper Stad Amsterdam is well underway. The  British Virgin Islands is the sailing area, as  already mentioned in the former log article. …

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  • How to avoid and deal with seasickness

    – by Windseeker

    A lot of Windseekers mention the fear of seasickness as one of their biggest pre-journey anxieties. Most of us have been there, and lived to tell the tale. Today we come to you with a handful of advice on how …

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