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Stavanger (NO) - Alesund (NO)

05 July - 15 July 2015

10 days, Oosterschelde

From € 1100,-

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Price p.p. 4p cabin: € 1100,-
Normal price: € 1330,-

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Oosterschelde:
Stavanger (NO) - Alesund (NO)

05 July - 15 July 2015

Norwegian Coast voyage 1: Stavanger-Ålesund . Rugged coastlines with bays, inlets, numerous islands and fjords await us in Norway. From Stavanger you will sail north. Enjoy the long summer evenings, eat the fish we caught, climb the Preikstolen, visit the picturesque town of Bergen, explore the Geirangerfjord and watching birds at bird island Runde, Norway at its best! Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

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.

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.

Key points

  • Dates: 5 July 2015 - 15 July 2015
  • Embarkation: :0 / Disembarkation: :0
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Joanna (21) Iceland

    "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

  • Thea (20) Denmark

    "I LEARNED A LOT ABOUT BOTH SAILING AND SUSTAINABILITY, AND THE SOCIAL LIFE WAS AMAZING"

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Oosterschelde

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Windseeker logs

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    – 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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  • Green Sailing

    Windseeker, 30 August 2018

    Amsterdam

    – by Anna

    Sailing is inherently a "green" activity. Although, like most of the other things we do on this planet, sailing does contribute to the environmental pollution, we do a lot on board to stop it. And hopefully good habits learned on …

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