Plymouth (UK) – La Rochelle (FR)

EMBARKATION ON 18/09/2023 AT 21:00

Embark on the Galleon and live the experience of sailing on a replica of almost 50 metres in length. A real merchant ship of the time with larger and more comfortable spaces. On this voyage you will be part of the crew, using the same sailing techniques, with training on navigation, charts, use of sails, knots, and navigation watches, etc.

On the horizon, a unique experience is approaching aboard the majestic Andalucía Galleon, a ship that will navigate the waters from Plymouth in the United Kingdom to La Rochelle in France. This journey promises to be a fascinating opportunity for all those who wish to venture into voyages aboard grand vessels.

Setting sail from the iconic port of Plymouth, passengers of the Andalucía Galleon can embark on a wonderful journey through the English Channel, ultimately reaching La Rochelle. Although the route is short, the intensity of the navigation will provide memorable emotions and experiences.

For those who wish to immerse themselves in the maritime atmosphere before embarking, a unique opportunity awaits in Plymouth. During these days, a vibrant festival will be in full swing, culminating in a Sunday filled with activities that travelers can enjoy before boarding this adventure. A mix of music, culture, and entertainment awaits those who join this exciting event.

As the Andalucía Galleon ventures into the waters towards La Rochelle, the charms of this French port city will unfold before the eyes of the sailors. Recommendations to visit include exploring the famous Vieux Port, a picturesque old port surrounded by restaurants and shops. The historic Tower of the Chain offers stunning panoramic views of the city and the sea. Additionally, a stroll through the cobbled streets of the historic center will reveal the richness of architecture and local culture.

Regarding gastronomy, La Rochelle does not disappoint. Restaurants along the harbor offer fresh delights from the sea, from seafood to exquisitely prepared fish. It is also possible to taste regional flavors at local markets, where cheeses, wines, and local products tantalize the senses.

For those who wish to explore beyond La Rochelle, the surrounding areas are also worth discovering. A trip to the nearby Île de Ré, with its golden sandy beaches and charming villages, is a tempting option for a getaway.

In summary, the journey aboard the Andalucía Galleon from Plymouth to La Rochelle promises to be an unforgettable experience, an opportunity to feel the sea breeze and live the magic of sailing in a historical setting. From the festival in Plymouth to the culinary delights and architectural treasures of La Rochelle and its surroundings, this maritime adventure will undoubtedly leave indelible marks in the hearts of those who embark on it.


Price: 420,00

Availability: Last places available


El Galeón

The Galeón Andalucía is a replica of the 16th century galleons that linked America, Europe and Asia. Launched in 2010, it has sailed from Spain to China, tours of the USA, Great Lakes, Canada, the Caribbean, Northern Europe, etc. It has 3 masts and bowsprit and 7 sails, 4 of them square and one lateen with a total sail area of 320m2. It can accommodate up to 42 people, usually 20 to 25 people with bunk beds.

Journey details


Plymouth (UK)


La Rochelle (FR)

Map of the journey

Plymouth (UK) – La Rochelle (FR)

What is included

    • Navigation
    • Basic training and workshops
    • Accident insurance
    • Bunk accommodation
    • Breakfast accommodation
    • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).


What it does not include

    • Transport to and from the boat is at the expense of each person


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Journey: Plymouth (UK) – La Rochelle (FR)
Price: 420,00

Availability: Last places available

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