Destination Area: Atlantic Coast, Europe
Length: 15 NIGHTS
Vessel: Sea Cloud II


Departs:

Hamburg, Germany on August 21, 2017

Returns:

Lisbon, Portugal on September 5, 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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DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF THE ATLANTIC COAST -CULTURE, CHARMING LANDSCAPES AND A RELAXED WAY OF LIFE - 11 PORT VISITS: 15 Night Voyage From Hamburg, Germany to Lisbon, Portugal

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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  • Allow ample time before embarking on Sea Cloud 2
  • Catch Hamburg's charming harbor views of the little villages all along the banks of the Elbe
  • 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
  • Notice the approach to Lorient's spectacular fortress city - a favorite among sailors
  • Enjoy the "pearl of the Cantabrian Sea" at San Sebastian and visit the old town and town hall
  • Notice the once importance of Bilboa's port and industrial city
  • Visit the Guggenheim Museum here with its idiosyncratic design by the famous architect Frank Gehry
  • Cross the futuristic Calatrava Bridge to reach the old town where you can stroll around the lanes and eat at a very fine restaurant or two
  • As you approach La Coruna you will see the Tower of Hercules (over 2000 years old) set on the headland in front of the city
  • Take in the local culture and various art forms
  • Stroll down the narrow lanes in Leixoes to see the old town- a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Sailing up the River Tagus in Lisbon is the best way to get a good glimpse of Lisbon
  • Visitors have been greeted this way since 1521
  • Look around Lisbon and you will see houses decorated with colorful tilework
  • Take the ancient tram that rattles through the city to experience winding lanes in the old city which meet boulevards and passes by churches and austere monasteries.

Discover the beauty of the Atlantic coast by bike- culture, charming landscape and a relaxed way of life.

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.


La Rochelle (La Pallace), France


Pasaies (San Sebastian), Spain


Bilboa, Spain (overnight)


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.


At sea


La Corona, Spain
La Corona is a Spanish region located in the north-western corner of the country. It is part of the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia, a region of vast green landscapes with a rich Celtic and Roman heritage which keeps, still today, a mystic and magic allure.

Today La Corona is a modern city, which combines its traditional agricultural and fishing industries with new successful industries, such as fashion and textile.

This region is also a perfect destination to enjoy sun and beaches, with an average temperature of 14º C and over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year. You can engage water sports such as surfing, sailing, diving, fishing, etc.


Islas Cies, Spain
An archipelago in the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia, the Islas Cies were declared a Nature Reserve in 1980.

The Rodas Beach was declared by The Guardian newspaper the top beach in the world. There is a camping area but permissions have to be reserved at the Vigo port. A supermarket, a visitor center and a restaurant cater to the visitors. There are no waste bins in the islands, however, so visitors are required to take their litter back to the mainland.


Leixoes, Portugal
Located near the Douro River mouth, Leixoes is one of Portugal's major seaports. It is Portugal's gateway to the world both for commercial and recreational purposes. The Port of Leixoes is able to receive cruise ships up to 930 feet in length.

Lisbon, Portugal
The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of history. Spreading out along the right bank of the Taugus, its downtown, the Baixa, is located in the 18th century area around Rossio. The Alfama, one of the oldest quarters in Lisbon, still retains much of its original layout since it largely survived the earthquake of 1755.

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