Boat trip from Palamos under the stars: at night on a sailing boat on the Costa Brava

Observe the stars and get to know, how sailing at night at Costa Brava worked earlier without the modern technologies. On the unique, 2.5 hours night sailing trip from Palamos, you'll be listening to the traditional laments of the seamen with a glass of champagne in your hand.

  • Tour / activity duration: ~ 2.5 hours
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, Catalan
  • Transfer: no, not included
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Watch the stars at night on a sailing boat on the Costa Brava

Get to know the Costa Brava from a completely different side at this absolutely unique night sailing trip from Palamos!

Price overview

  • Nightly boat trip on sailing ship from Palamos (2,5 hours) - per person (age 11+)25.-€
  • Nightly boat trip on sailing ship from Palamos (2,5 hours) - per child (ages 1-10)15.-€
Incl. typical Havaneras and a glass of champagne

Booking option: 2.5 hours boat tour at night from Palamos

In the late evening hours you leave the port of Palamos on board a traditional sailing ship built in 1915 for a night cruise (for safety reasons the sailing boat is navigated by motor in the dark). While the moon and the stars rise above the Costa Brava, you will hear the gentle sound of the waves and sail along the coast. The crew will explain and show you the fishermen's way of orientating themselves by the stars in the past. Find the North Star and learn how navigation works with the help of a sextant. The highlight is the anchorage break in Cala Castell, during which you will listen, with a glass of champagne in your hand, to the "Havaneras", the passionate laments of the fishermen, typical of the Costa Brava. Look forward to a magical and unique night sailing experience on the Costa Brava!


  • Duration: ~ 2.5 hours
  • Hours: 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
  • Days: Saturday
  • Months: June - September
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, Catalan
  • Pick-up not included
  • Starting points: Palamós


  • Skipper
  • 1 glass of champagne
Important information

Please bring along:

Sailing shoes or shoes with bright, flat sole, long trousers / jacket

Please note that for safety reasons the sailboat is navigated by motor at night.

Detailed description

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 Watch the stars at night on a sailing boat on the Costa Brava

Emma wrote on Nov 22, 2017
Overall rating
100 von 100

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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