The Galeón Andalucía sailed this morning from Málága towards Águilas, where it is planned to dock tomorrow at the breakwater fishing port of Águilas, where it can be visited by the public and the educational centers of the town from 10 to 14 January.
It is a unique replica of the legendary Spanish galleons that for centuries united Spain with America and crossed the Caribbean. An impressive vessel of 55 ms. of length, 5 iroko and pine covers, four poles and 930 m² of sail area in its seven sails. Masterpiece of our ribera carpentry, which after his long voyages around the world will call for the first time in Águilas.
A boat that since its construction in 2009 has sailed thousands of nautical miles around the world, spreading our maritime history in international events of great scope. An authentic floating museum that sailed from Spain to China, visiting countries such as Sri Lanka, Oman, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, Malta and Turkey, and on its return it crossed the Atlantic to reach the American coasts, landing in countries such as Puerto Rico, Rep Dominican Republic and I. Virgins. Lately he has returned to Spain from the USA. and Canada, where he has visited more than 70 cities such as New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Toronto or Quebec.
This is the first visit of this impressive ship to Águilas, where it will open its decks to the public from 10 to 14 January. A unique opportunity to get to know the ship, its extraordinary history and the amazing experiences of the crew that today continue to travel the world on board.
Date: January 10 to 14
Place: Espigón del Puerto Pesquero de Águilas
Hours: 10: 00h. at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: adults € 6 / Children (5-10 years) € 3
Points of sale: On the ship or on the web: