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Götheborg of Sweden is the world's largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship, an 18th century replica of the original Götheborg that sank outside of Gothenburg in 1745, and will create great attention wherever she goes. In 2022 and 2023 the ship has sailed in Europe and it is now moored in its home port Gothenburg. Read our latest news here and scroll down to the bottom of this page to sign up for our newsletter.

Sail with us! First three sailing legs announced

10 February 2023

We have now released the first three sailing legs of the European Tour 2023. Sail with us from Barcelona to Sète in southern France, from Sète to Gibraltar, or the really long sailing leg across the Bay of Biscay, 18 days at sea between Gibraltar and Jersey, British Isles. Apply now to join us on a once-in-a-lifetime sailing adventure!  

Götheborg will sail to Gibraltar

10 February 2023

Today it was announced that the second stopover on the European Tour 2023 will be Gibraltar. Between 6–10 April the ship will be moored at Mid Harbour Marina. It's the first time that Götheborg visits Gibraltar, and the ship will of course be open to visitors during the stopover.   

Opening hours in February

02 February 2023

In February and the first week of March we are open on Saturdays. We offer guided tours in English with one of our crew members. Please make sure to prebook your tickets online to save your spot! 

Sail for free on board Götheborg

26 January 2023

We now offer a unique opportunity to sail for free on board the Götheborg during the first six weeks of this year’s sailing adventure. Sign on in Barcelona mid-March and sign off in the Brittany/Normandie area right at the end of April. This is a bucket list sailing adventure that you don’t want to miss!

First stopover: Sète, France

26 January 2023

The first stopover on the European Tour 2023 will be beautiful Sète in the south of France, also called known as “Venice of the Languedoc” for its network of canals. Between 23–27 March will be moored at Quai d'Alger at the heart of Sète. With the release of the first sailing destination of the European Tour 2023, the first and last stopover are now official. 

Visit us in Barcelona: Open every day in December

06 December 2022

Good news! During the Christmas period, from Wednesday 7 December to Friday 6 January, we will be open to visitors almost every day, from 14:00-18:00. Ticket sales is now open! Come and visit the ship, meet the crew, learn about the history and craftmanship, and hear about life on board an 18th century ship.

Visit us in Barcelona until March 2023

07 November 2022

On October 27, Götheborg of Sweden arrived to Barcelona and moored at one of the top locations in the city harbour: Port Vell/Rambla de Mar. The first weekend in Barcelona was the official stopover, with full crew, and the ship fully rigged. We want to thank Barcelona for the very warm welcome!

Bye Malta!

18 October 2022

Thank you Malta for great days at the Valletta Cruise Port! It has been a lovely stay with the beautiful  backdrop of this historic city. We want to thank everyone for the very warm welcome to Malta and the great interest in the ship. We had amazing days!

Hello Malta!

14 October 2022

Today, at 12:00 am, we arrived to Malta. We are excited to get to be in a country with such a strong sea tradition. We are moored at the Valletta Cruise Port with the beautiful city of Valletta in the background. We are looking forward to our stop here with the backdrop of this historical place.