After a few days moored in the city of Honfleur, the Galeón Andalucía sailed on the morning of Monday 23, heading to Douarnenez to be one of the biggest claims for the visitor of “Temps de fête”, the city’s maritime festival where For the first time, the replica ship of the galleons that opened the trade routes between Europe, Asia and America more than 500 years ago will dock.

The Douarnenez Festival, one of the most important maritime events on the French Atlantic coast, will take place from July 25 to 29 and has organized activities for the whole family. Concerts, parades, gastronomy and culture go hand in hand in the region of Finisterre in French Brittany.

Tickets can be purchased through the festival website and give you access to the covers of El Galeón, a unique boat in the world with which you can learn about the social historical context that led to the birth of a commercial route that even today the brave sailors who were part of the crews of this type of ship persist, as well as the way they sailed 500 years ago through the different sail maneuvers.