Sail at night at Costa Brava and observe the stars
Get to know the Costa Brava from a completely different side at this absolutely unique night sailing trip from Palamos!
- 2.5 hours sailing at night from Palamos - per adult (from 11 yrs)25.-€
- 2.5 hours sailing at night from Palamos - per child (2-10 yrs)15.-€
Booking option: 2.5 hours sailing at night from Palamos
In the late evening hours, you'll board the 1915 built, traditional sailboat and sail out of the harbour of Palamos to enjoy a sailing trip at night. While the night falls over Costa Brava and you'll hear the gentle rush of the waves in the darkness, you'll sail below the stars along the coast. The crew shows and explains to you, how the fishermen used stars to orientate themselves.
Look out for the polar star and get to know, how the navigation with a sextant works. The highlight of the night sailing trip is the anchoring in Cala Castell, where you'll be listening to the "Havaneras", the typical, passionate laments of the fishermen at Costa Brava, with a glass of champagne in your hand. Look forward to a magical and unique experience at a night sailing excursion at Costa Brava!
- Duration: ~ 2.5 hours
- Hours: 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
- Days: every Saturday
- Months: June - September
- Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, Catalan
- Pick-up not included
- Starting points: Palamós
- 1 glass of champagne
Please bring along:
Sailing shoes or shoes with bright, flat sole, long trousers / jacket
Costa Brava night sailing from Palamos - sail under the stars
Use this exceptional opportunity to sail at night at Costa Brava during the summer months! When the night falls slowly over Costa Brava, you'll board the centennial sailing boat. On the night sailing trip from Palamos, you'll dive into the fascinating history of navigation. Let the crew explain to you, how you can identify the constellations and orientate yourself by using them. Surely you also know the polat star, which is one of the most important fixpoints for the sailors when sailing at night. The night sailing trip along Costa Brava brings you to the calm Cala Castell, where you'll be dropping the anchor for a relaxing break.
On the way to Cala Castell, the tripulation shows you how a sextant works and how the seamen orientated themselves without the help of modern technology when navigating at night. Watch the stars and enjoy the nocturnal silence over the sea, only interrupted by the softly swashing waves. In Cala Castell, everyone gets a glass of champagne for clinking glasses, before you're having the unique opportunity to listen to the traditional laments of the seamen. The for Costa Brava typical "Havaneras" will capture your imagination with their passionate melody. Enjoy this special moment at the sea at night during the night sailing trip from Palamos, before you slowly return to the harbour.
Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.
Customer Reviews Sail at night at Costa Brava and observe the stars
5 great stars!It has been a wounderful evening, sooo special! The skipper made his best to explain things and make us part; also the customer service was very helpful finding this wonderful sailing ship for us. I am thrilled and can recommend it to all who look for a non touristy experience!
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