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Terceira (PT) - Sao Miguel (PT)

19 May - 25 May 2018

6 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 875,-

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15+: € 875,-

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

19 May - 25 May 2018

* Places at request * Sailing trip around the Azores. Come to the remote Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and sail between different islands on a schooner Santa Maria Manuela. You will board in Terceira and visit Graciosa and Sao Jorge, before disembarking in Sao Miguel. You can visit the islands on your own, buy optional excursions or spend the non-sailing days kayaking or fishing (equipment available on board). Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older; younger at request (accompanied by an adult). VAT not included in the price. Price doesn’t include optional excursions (from EUR 25 to EUR 75). Changes in the itinerary may be made due to weather conditions.

Ports

Terceira is one of the Azores islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Terceira is home to Azores' oldest city Angra do Heroismo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you like nature, visit the Algar do Carvao caves or Monte Brasil park. If you prefer history, stroll through Angra do Heroismo and don't miss the Town Hall! You can also climb up to Alto da Memoria for a beautiful view over the city.

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.

  • Terceira (PT)

  • Sao Miguel (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 19 May 2018 - 25 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
  • "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

    Joanna (21), Iceland

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

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