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La Nao Victoria, the ship of the First World Tour, can be visited in AGUILAS from November 7 to 18 (05/11/2018)

For reasons of weather, the Nao Victoria delays its arrival in Águilas and will open its decks to the public one day later than expected.

Tomorrow it will depart from Cartagena towards Águilas, where from November 7th it will be possible until the 18th of the same month, it can be visited in the Fishing Pier of the city.

It is the replica of the legendary ship that between 1519 and 1522 managed to make the greatest maritime adventure in history: the First Tour of the World, captained by Magallanes and Elcano.

An expedition that lasted 3 years and 14 days, in which 32,000 nautical miles (78,000 km) were navigated, and that for the first time in history surrounded the planet, navigating its great oceans and making the world known in all its dimension .

It is a faithful historical replica of 26 m.

of length and 7 m.

of manga, pine and oak, where visitors can tour their decks, admire their shapes and details, and know their history and the living conditions of the crew that five centuries ago managed to surround the planet.

Going down to their warehouse they will also be able to experience how the men and women who now make up their crew live.

A ship with a lot of history, which has sailed thousands of nautical miles all over the world spreading its extraordinary feat and the work of the Spanish sailors in the great maritime expeditions.

During the years 2004/2006 he completed his own tour around the world, traveling more than 26,000 miles and making stops in 17 countries, being the first boat of these characteristics to complete a similar voyage.

Since then, he has made several tours of US ports.

and Europe receiving thousands of visits.

Its stopover in Águilas is part of the great tour that is being carried out this year by ports in Spain, to spread the V Centennial of the First World Tour whose great commemoration begins in 2019, within the framework of the activities of the National Commission constituted for this event.

Source: Agencias

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