Doñana, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Sancti Petri, Caños de Meca, Barbate, Natural Parks.
Sailing in Cádiz -7 days-

A voyage in a tranquil sailboat, fit for all along the gulf of Cádiz, from the estuary that forms the mouths of the rivers Tinto and Odiel in Huelva to the Breña Natural Park and marshlands of Barbate, in the adjacent strait of Gibraltar.

Navigating towards the Doñana National Park until Sanlúcar de Barrameda in the mouth of the Guadalquivir river. Roaming the Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park and strolling around the historical body of the Puerto de Santa María. Enjoy and unforgettable sunset in the Sancti Petri National Park with it is castle overlooking the sea, it is large stretches of sand surrounded by marshlands and secluded beaches, anchored beneath the stars.
High cliffs and pine forests between Barbate and Caños de Meca in the Cape of Trafalgar. Learn everything there is to know about sailboat navigation, whale watching in the straits, white washed villages, nature, history – This is Faro del Sur.

DEPARTURES 2020

17, 31 july

6 august

INCLUDED

Mini-bus transfer Seville – Isla Cristina or Barbate – Seville

Itinerary of sailing yacht as programmed

Faro del Sur qualified skipper

Accommodation in double cabin. Shared facilities and activities with other clients

Sheets and towels

Port fees, anchorage in natural reserves and fuel

Short trips in motorised lifeboat

Insurance

NOT INCLUDED

Travel to Seville

Meals (met through common pool of approx 30€ per person for the week).

PRICE

795€

Otras cuestiones

Preguntas frecuentes

Consulta las Preguntas Frecuentes de Faro del Sur para ampliar información sobre la organización de este viaje.

Alojamiento

Para conocer el alojamiento durante los días de este viaje visita el apartado Los apartamentos de Faro del Sur.

Documentación

Desde este enlace puedes descargar toda la documentación relativa a este viaje. Descargar documento

THE TRIP

This is a trip for those who enjoy the sea and nature, navigating a sailboat, observing the fauna of our peninsular and sharing an adventure with other travellers. A complete route setting forth to an exceptional settings, the Gulf of Cadiz.

A route of more than so nautical miles in a tranquil style but with many possibilities for activities in the sailboat and points that we reach: swimming at high tide, diving, fishing, observing fowl and whales, taking hikes, getting to know towns and Natural Parks of Cádiz…

Sleep in the sailboat in total nature and when not possible in the ports when the captain sees fit due to the Atlantic currents. We will witness some unforgettable sunsets. All the routes are developed for us carefully and with great care so as to attain the perfect equilibrium between quality and price. We also count on our continued support of our Faro del Sur office in Isla Cristina.

The sailboat navigation in summer is for very tranquil zones, and for this, this trip is apt for everybody even if they have never sailed before.

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Day 1

  TRANSFER TO ISLA CRISTINA (HUELVA) OR BARBATE (CÁDIZ) FROM SEVILLE The meeting point and time for all groups is at the Santa Justa train station (AVE) or Seville Airport. Arriving at the Faro del Sur agency office and chatting about our crossing. Boarding, assigning passengers their cabins and buying foodstuffs for the week ahead. Night at port.
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Day 2

ISLA CRISTINA- PUNTA UMBRÍA ESTUARY – MAZAGÓN. Launching our great navigational sailboat voyage facing the Flecha del Rompido to reach the mouths of the rivers Tinto and Odiel. Observing the beauty of the coast, the natural parklands of Los enebrales de Punta Umbría and the natural marshlands park of Odiel.

It is from here that three ships departed for the new world, so we are surrounded not only by nature, but also by history. Anchoring in Mazagón in the afternoon to take a swim and later mooring in the port, or depending of the sea conditions in the Punta Umbría River where we will spend the night.

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Day 3

 MAZAGÓN – DOÑANA – CHIPIONA. Today is navigating starts facing the wild beaches os Doñana, to bathe in the selfsame National Park, a total luxury!

Now in the mouth of the Guadalquivir River facing an important part of our history where many boats full of spices and riches arrived from America to ascend the river until reaching the port of Seville. In the afternoon, depending on the sea conditions, anchoring in Chipiona to take a stroll and taste their famous prawns and wines.

If the tide permits, we will also drop anchor in the fish weir, the ancient art used by the Romans to connect fish that were trapped in the pens during low tide. Night in port.

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Day 4

 BAHÍA DE CÁDIZ NATURAL PARK. Today setting sail early in the direction of the Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park, the inlet of the sea and the coast including the municipalities of Cádiz, El Puerto de Santa María, Chiclana de la Frontera, Puerto Real y San Fernando.

Great extensions of marshlands, lagoons, cliffs, sand dunes and strategic points in the migration of fowl that arrive or depart for Africa. Delving into the Guadalete River until the same urban centre of the Puerto de Santa María, a declared historic site, and passing through it is animated streets between old palaces and temples such as the mayor prior church or the San Marcos castle. In the evening you can take some tapas in the famous wineries. Night in port.

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Day 5

CÁDIZ –MARISMAS DE SANCTI PETRI NATURAL PARK. Sailing along the border of the ancient city of Cádiz to enjoy some amazing views of the cathedral, the San Sebastian castle or

The balneario, this is spectacular! Weather permitting, we could take a break in the route to perambulate the old town and relax in the marvellous Alameda Apodaza.

In the afternoon, after tasting some excellent fried fish on the famous Caleta beach, we will continue our course south east, navigating with a raised sail and reaching the solitary Sancti Petri castle to immerse ourselves fully in the Natural Park situated in the terminus of Chiclana de la Frontera.

In the evening reaching the Punta boquerón by dinghy you can take a walk along the long White sand Banks surrounded by dunes and wetlands. You can finish this pleasing walk with a dip in the sea at Castillo beach during sunset. Spending the night anchored in a solitary openings.

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Day 6

SANCTI PETRI – LOS CAÑOS DE MECA – BARBATE. After having enjoyed the tranquillity of Sancti Petri, we herd forwards to the mythical Cabo de Trafalgar together with the straits. Whale watching. We delve into the Breña National Park and the wetlands of Barbate to take a hiking route arriving at Los Caños de Meca, coursing through the Park containing Pine forests, watchtowers and cliffs over 100m in height from where we can observe the historic Faro de Trafalgar surrounded by sea and sand. In this stretch of coast you find one of the last still functioning fishing weirs from roman times, and so tonight for dinner, the best red tuna in the world! Night in Barbate.
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Day 7

Today in the morning you can visit Vejer de la Frontera, an old medieval town with it is Arabic castle and white narrow streets surrounded by a Rampart. Disembark and a transfer to Seville. End of programme.

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