Destination Area: Atlantic Coast, Europe
Length: 10 NIGHTS
Vessel: Sea Cloud II


Departs:

Hamburg, Germany on August 21, 2017

Returns:

Bilboa, Spain on August 31, 2017


Fare begins at $5,465. (if booked before 11/30/16) per passenger, double occupancy. Fare includes all meals, non-alcoholic beverages and on-board lectures. Shore excursions may be included in the fare.

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SAILING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS- BRITTANY AND BASQUE COUNTRY- 7 PORT VISITS: 10 Night Voyage From Hamburg, Germany to Bilboa, Spain

Sea Cloud II is a luxurious 3-masted Barque, spreading almost 30 thousand square feet of canvas in more than 20 sails. Sailing on her is an experienc ...

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  • Catch Hamburg's charming harbor views of the little villages all along the banks of the Elbe
  • Much more to see here so allow ample time before embarking on Sea Cloud 2
  • In Ostend cycle along small canals to Bruges- once a prolific cloth making and trading city on par with Florence and Venice
  • Once you dock in the charming capital of St. Peter Port (in Guernsey) enjoy a stroll or bike ride along the wild/ rocky coastline with views over steep headlands and bays
  • Enjoy the approach to Lorient's spectacular fortress city - a favorite among sailors
  • Look for Claude Monet's paintings in Belle-Ile-en-Mer- he painted 39 in just 75 days
  • Enjoy the "pearl of the Cantabrian Sea" at San Sebastian and visit the old town and town hall
  • After breakfast in Bilboa you will visit the Guggenheim Museum before taking a leisure bike ride then going to the airport.

Discovering the beauty of the Atlantic coast- culture, charming landscapes and a relaxed way of life- Channel Islands, Brittany and Basque country.

Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg's official name is the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Hamburg is a major transportation hub in northern Germany and has become a media and industrial center.

There are numerous museums and theaters to visit, as well as touring the architecture of the city. Visitors can tour the city by bus and take part in many of the traditional German festivals that take place throughout the year.


At sea


Ostende, Belgium
Ostende became a transit harbor to England in 1846 when the first ferry sailed to Dover.

Places of interest include the casino, Fort Napoleon, the James Ensor museum, and horse racing.

You an also sit outside in a plaza and enjoy music during the summer while you have a drink a the cafes.


At sea


St. Peter Port, Guernsey, England
As well as being a parish, St. Peter Port is a small town consisting mostly of steep narrow streets and steps on the overlooking slopes.

In addition to the church, the market, the Arcade, the High Street and the Pollet are all part of the shopping district.


At sea


Lorient, France
Lorient is very involved in the region's fishing industry. Tourism plays an important part in the cities' economy and there are several large yachting marinas around the bay. The annual Festival Interceltique de Lorient was founded in Lorient in 1971 and attracts large numbers of tourists to the area every summer.

Le Palais/Belle Ile, France
Off the coast of Brittany, it s home to the Lyrique en Mer/Festival de Belle Île, the largest opera festival in western France.

The island's climate is oceanic, having less rain and milder winters than on the mainland.

The coasts are a mixture between dangerously sharp cliff edges on the southwest side, the Côte Sauvage (Wild coast), and placid beaches, the largest being les Grands Sables (The great sands) and navigable harbors on the northeast side.


Pasaies (San Sebastian), Spain


Bilboa, Spain
Bilbao is a major seaport of Spain, with a climate ranging from 9-21 degrees Celsius. The city has recently undergone major urban renewal, in order to move away from the region’s industrial history and instead focus on tourism and services.

As well as the famous Guggenheim Museum, the city acts as home for the Fine Arts Museum recognised as one of Spain’s finest art museums and recently refurbished and the Maritime Museum on the Nervión’s banks. In addition, eight new hotels have recently opened their doors.


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