Unique replica of the legendary Spanish galleons

It will be open to the public from 25th June to 7th July

June 24, 2024.- The Galeón Andalucía is arriving to Newcastle and will docked at Spiller’s Quay. There it will be open for public visitation from 25th June to 7th July.

The Galeón Andalucía is an impressive faithful historical replica of the Spanish galleons that sailed through the world during the 16th to the 18th century. An imposing ship of 55 meters in length, six decks, made of iroko and pine wood, and almost a thousand square meters of sail area in its seven sails, built with careful historical rigor.

During it stay in Newcastle, public will be able to get on board, tour its five decks and learn about her details, how she sails, what life was like on board and the history of these ships. Part of the experience is boarding a ship that today sails the seas of the world with a young crew, who have amazing experiences on their long voyages. A true floating museum of the Spanish maritime culture that has already sailed more than 55,000 nautical miles across oceans and seas around the world, visiting ports on four continents, such as Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Manila, New York or Quebec, spreading its history.

It stopover in Newcastle is part of its great 2024 tour, during which it is visiting various ports in Europe, to spread the knowledge about how these legendary Spanish ships that for three centuries connected the great continents of the planet. He has already visited several Mediterranean ports in Italy and France (Cagliari, Ragusa, Licata, La Seyne-Sur-Mer, Sete), and from Newcastle it will continue its tour through several ports in the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain. During this tour it is taking part in important festivals and international events, sailing as an authentic and unique floating museum of Spanish maritime heritage.

We recommend to all the public to book their tickets now on the website of tickets.velacuadra.es not to miss this fantastic vessel! Schools and associations should schedule their visit by sending an e-mail to the following address ecampos@velacuadra.es

Would you like to sail on board the Galeón Andalucía from Newcastle to Whitby and feel like a member of the crew? www.tallshipexperience.com

DATA FROM THE VISITS:

Date: 24 June to 7 July

Place: Spiller’s Quay (Newcastle)

Time: 10,00h. a 20,00h.

Tickets: adults: £12 / childs (5- 10 years): £6 / £30 Family (2 adults + up to 3 children between 5- 10 years). Free for children under 5 years old, who must be accompanied by an adult.

Guided Visit Schools and Associations: £6 (1 free teacher for every 20 children) Over 10 years old £12. Arrange through: ecampos@velacuadra.es

Points of sale: on the ship or on the website: tickets.velacuadra.es