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Lisbon (PT) - Sao Miguel (PT)

05 May - 11 May 2018

6 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 750,-

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15+: € 750,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Lisbon (PT) - Sao Miguel (PT)

05 May - 11 May 2018

Sail from Portugal to the Azores. Come on board in the capital of Portugal and cross to the remote archipelago of the Azores on a schooner Santa Maria Manuela. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older; younger at request (accompanied by an adult). VAT not included in the price. Changes in the itinerary may be made due to weather conditions.

Ports

Lisbon has a long and varied history as a major trading hub, much of which is still visible in the old city centre. Discover Alfama, the old quarters with its many old alleys, steps and the Lisbon Cathedral. The famous tram line 28 will get you there – an experience in and of itself. And be sure to check out a fado concert if you want to learn about saudade – loss, yearning and comfort, all rolled into one. Emotions that all seafarers will get to know one way or the other…

Sao Miguel in the Azores is also known as The Green Island - and for a good reason! If you love nature, hiking and taking in beautiful vistas, this is the place to visit. You can rent quads and go canyoning. There are also interesting museums and research places dedicated to the volcanic nature of the islands - visit them and you will almost certainly learn something new.

  • Lisbon (PT)

  • Sao Miguel (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 5 May 2018 - 11 May 2018
  • Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 50
  • 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
  • "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world."

    Robijn (17)

You sail on the Santa Maria Manuela

Santa Maria Manuela
Shipping type: Grand Bank Schooner
Homeport: Aveiro (PT)
Date built: 1937
Trainees: 50
Length: 68,64m
Height of mast: 37 m
Sail: 1130 m2

Santa Maria Manuela is is serving as a Sail Training  Ship. Unlike in the past, she will no longer bring fishermen to the fishing banks of Newfoundland and Greenland. Instead, these days she brings a new touristic offer, which stands …

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