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Bergen (NO) - Lerwick, Shetland Islands (GB) - Bergen (NO)

26 April - 02 May 2023

6 days, Statsraad Lehmkuhl

From € 840,-

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Age 12-25: € 840,-
Age 26+: € 1050,-

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl:
Bergen (NO) - Lerwick, Shetland Islands (GB) - Bergen (NO)

26 April - 02 May 2023

SHANTY VOYAGE – Join the Statsraad Lehmkuhl to the Shetland Folk Festival. There will be daily Shanty singing and there will be 2 days to spend at the festival. You will learn about sailing and the shanty music tradition. In Shetland the Folk Festival offers a great variety of concerts. The tickets for the concerts can be bought on the homepage for the Folk Festival in Shetland: https://www.shetlandfolkfestival.com/ All meals and the nights at the harbour in Shetland are included in the price. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older, 12-15 on request.

Ports

Bergen is the gateway to the Fjords of Norway and a well-established cruise port. It's an international city packed with history and tradition, a big city with small-town charm and atmosphere. Stroll around old streets and alleyways, and mingle with the crowds at the Fish Market. Saunter along the listed wooden buildings at Bryggen to the old fortress at Bergenhus, or call in at one of Bergen’s museums and galleries. The panoramic views of the city, the fjord and the ocean are breathtaking.

Bergen is the gateway to the Fjords of Norway and a well-established cruise port. It's an international city packed with history and tradition, a big city with small-town charm and atmosphere. Stroll around old streets and alleyways, and mingle with the crowds at the Fish Market. Saunter along the listed wooden buildings at Bryggen to the old fortress at Bergenhus, or call in at one of Bergen’s museums and galleries. The panoramic views of the city, the fjord and the ocean are breathtaking.

  • Bergen (NO)

  • Bergen (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 26 April 2023 - 2 May 2023
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • 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: towel and a sleeping bag; optionally: a pillow
  • "A very fun, refreshing but also a very challenging trip that really moves your comfort zones."

    Angelina (17), Denmark

You sail on the Statsraad Lehmkuhl

Lehmkuhl
Shipping type: Bark
Homeport: Bergen (NO)
Date built: 1914
Trainees: 150
Length: 98m
Height of mast: 48m
Sail: 2026 m2

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This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).

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