02 July - 15 July 2017
13 days, Thermopylae Clipper
From € 640,-Book this journey
15-25: € 640,-Book this journey
02 July - 15 July 2017
NO PLACES AVAILABLE ANYMORE – Tall Ships Races 2017 Race 1: Halmstad-Kotka. Join the Thremopylae Clipper on this journey from Sweden, where the 61st Tall Ships Races will start. Set the sails and cross the Baltic Sea on your way to charming Finnish town of Kotka in race among dozens of other vessels. On board you will be a part of the crew, workign together to reach your destination. Expect many festivities in ports as well, where you will meet trainees of many different nationalities.Open to Windseekers betwenn 15 and 25 years old.
Halmstad is situated on the Swedish west coast, along the Nissan River. The city is famous for its fortress, built by the Danish King Christian IV at the end of the 16th century. A walk around town will reveal much of the city’s rich history and culture, and the cobbled streets in the city centre are dotted with cafes and pubs. Outdoors there’s plenty to do as well, with the nearby Mollegard Nature Reserve well worth a visit. Halmstad offers plenty to soothe your adventure jitters.
Kotka is located in the gulf of Finland and is a major Finnish port on the Baltic Sea. You can experience its long maritime traditions by visiting the Maritime Centre Vellamo with the world's oldest ice-breaker, and if you have more time, stop by the aquarium with a big exhibition of local, baltic sealife - maybe you will even get to see the feeding done by a diver! Climbe the Haukkavuori tower for a view of the town and seaside and take a refreshing stroll through the Sapokka Water Park.
"Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."
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