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Scheveningen (NL) - Douarnenez (FR)

21 July - 27 July 2018

6 days, Oosterschelde

From € 715,-

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4 bedscabin p.p.p.: € 715,-
2 bedscabin p.p.p.: € 845,-

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Oosterschelde:
Scheveningen (NL) - Douarnenez (FR)

21 July - 27 July 2018

Last places available in female cabins: contact info@windseeker.org before booking. Voyage from Scheveningen to Douarnenez. A week journey at the North Sea. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Scheveningen is a popular sea resort in the Netherlands, a stone’s throw away from the seat of government in The Hague. It has a busy marina and a lively (somewhat kitschy) promenade – great for an afternoon of sightseeing. You’ll also find plenty to do nearby. Go for a walk in the dune landscape or take a tour around the Palace of Peace. Visit Madurodam to see the Netherlands rebuilt in miniature, check out the city centre of The Hague, or explore the beach and perhaps even go kitesurfing.

Douarnenez is a picturesque seaside town in the Cornouaille region at the end of the Brittany peninsula, close to the Western-most point of France. Traditional Breton society is evident in the narrow streets and alongside the 4 harbours that open to the Atlantic Ocean. After dis-embarking, visit the Maritime museum or the surprise-packed Isle of Tristan. If it's summer, explore the area - pick between beaches, restaurant-lined quaysides and local villages.

  • Scheveningen (NL)

  • Douarnenez (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 21 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • "I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."

    Boukje (15), Netherlands

You sail on the Oosterschelde

Oosterschelde
Shipping type: Three-masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Rotterdam (NL)
Date built: 1917
Trainees: 24
Length: 50m
Height of mast: 36m
Sail: 891 m2

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