The ship that made the first trip around the world docked in Cartagena

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The ship that made the first trip around the world docked in Cartagena

The Victoria is absent the first ship to complete a circumnavigation of the world led by Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastián Elcano can be seen in Cartagena so that citizens can visit it until December 10, getting to know the legendary ship and its history.

The boat docked at Alfonso XII Dock in the port city is a replica of what the sailors used to complete what they have done and has arrived in Cartagena as ambassador of ‘Corazón Andaluz’ a campaign promoting Andalusian products through the ports of Spain this year.

The ship is a a true masterpiece of Spanish riverside carpentry made of oak and pine, built with intricate history hard and faithful to how it is 500 years ago he circled the Earth.

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It is a ship with its own history, which has already made many trips around the planet. And in the years 2004 and 2006 he completed his own trip around the world, crossing more than 26,000 nautical miles, stops in 17 countries. Since then it has not stopped sailing around the world, conducting important cultural tours through more than a hundred ports in the US and Europe, where it has received hundreds of thousands of visits.

Now, during their stay in Cartagena, the public can board, tour its decks and learn about the unique adventure that their sailors starred throughout the great journey of more than three years (1519-1522), until they surrounded the planet with great oceans. Visitors can also go down to its winery, and learn about the experiences of the young crew who continue to sail it today in the oceans of the world.

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Visits are from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Tickets cost 6 euros for adults and three for children from 5 to 10 years old.. Families (two adults and two children) pay 15 euros. They can be bought on the boat itself.