Malaga will host in October a great appointment of historic ships. A Maritime Festival that, with the collaboration of Vela Cuadra, brings together for the first time the replicas of the three most famous ships in the maritime history of Andalusia: the Nao Victoria, the ship culminated the First World Tour with Magallanes and Elcano (1519-1522) , the Galeón Andalucía, replica of the legendary Spanish galleons,
and the Nao Santa María, famous ship capitana of Cristóbal Columbus of 1492.

A unique and exceptional event that will welcome the city of Malaga, where these three boats will be moored in Pier 2 and may be visited by the public from 6 to 14 October.

An unprecedented event in which you can contemplate and get on board these three great Andalusian ships, representative of our most universal maritime history and authentic floating museums, to know its history and its details.

Three emblematic boats that have also traveled thousands of nautical miles around the world, spreading our maritime heritage in important international tours.

La Nao Victoria, a ship of pine and oak, 26 meters long and 7 meters long, with 4 poles that sail 7 sails, built with maximum historical rigor. During the years 2004/2006 he completed his own tour around the world and since then he has made several tours of the USA. and European countries such as France, England, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Lithuania or Poland.

The Galeón Andalucía, an imposing vessel of 55 meters in length, iroko and pine wood, 4 sticks and 930 m2 of sail area in its seven sails. He sailed to China to participate in the Expo Shanghai 2010, and on his return he crossed the Atlantic to visit Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico, USA. and Canada, calling in more than 70 cities like New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Toronto or Quebec. He has now returned to Spain after a successful tour of northern Europe.

La Nao Santa María, recently built by the Nao Victoria Foundation in collaboration with the Provincial Council of Huelva and the Cajasol Foundation, within the framework of the 525th Anniversary of the Encounter between Two Worlds. A ship with 200 tons, 29 m. of length and 8 m. of sleeve, four sticks and five covers, that has sailed like floating museum of its own history by ports of the European Mediterranean and soon it will face the great crossing of the crossing of the Atlantic until American coasts, where it will visit Puerto Rico, Cartagena de Indias and Havana.

Thousands of people from all over the world have already climbed the decks of these ships that can be visited in Malaga. A unique and unrepeatable stamp, which will flood the landscape of its port with the sticks, rods and rigging of these boats loaded with history.

During the Festival, daily departures will also be organized in a classic sailing vessel, “La Mona”, which will accompany these vessels during the event. An opportunity to sail on a craft boat and enjoy traditional sailing through the waters of the Bay of Malaga.


Malaga Maritime Festival
Date: October 6 to 14
Ships: Nao Santa María, Nao Victoria and Galeón Andalucía
Location: Muelle 2- Puerto de Málaga
Price: Adult € 10 / Children € 5 / Family (2 adults + up to 3 children) € 25
Hours: 10: 00h. at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: at the point of access to the Festival and online sales: