European Tour 2023

Tickets sales for Gibraltar stopover now open

Ticket sales for the Gibraltar stopover in April is now open. Götheborg will be moored at Mid Harbour Marina 6–10 April. Book your tickets online now to save your space on board! Subject to availability tickets are also sold on site at the ship.  

Tickets sales for Gibraltar stopover now open

Photo: La Huella Comunicacion. From when the ship visited Malaga in 2022.

Gibraltar is the second stopover on the European Tour 2023, and it is the first time that Götheborg visits Gibraltar. Götheborg will be arriving from Sète in southern France. After the stopover in Gibraltar, a long and adventurous sailing leg is waiting, through the Straights of Gibraltar, along the coast of Portugal and across the Bay of Biscay.  

Opening hours and tickets

6 April: 14:00–20:00 (last entry 19:15)
7 April: 10:00–14:00 (last entry 13:15)
8 April: 10:00–13:00 (last entry 12:15) and 16:00–19:00 (last entry 18:15)
9 April: 10:00-14:00 (last entry 13:15)
10 April: 10:00–15:00 (Last entry 14:00)

Come on board and visit the ship! Learn about the history of the Swedish East India Company and the adventures of the original Götheborg that sailed three times to Asia. Hear modern tales of sailing an 18th century ship, feel the authentic atmosphere, and listen to everything from captivating stories to the tremendous art of shipbuilding.

Sail with us as a deckhand

To sail the ship, a crew of 70 people is needed. About 20 persons are professional crew. The other 50 are deckhands, who are members of the public that sail along for the adventure, experience, and opportunity to learn how to sail an 18th century ship. The sailing legs to and from Gibraltar are already fully booked, but is is possible to sign on and join the ship from Jersey–Rotterdam and Rotterdam–Hamburg.  

Welcome on board!

Last chance to visit the ship in Barcelona

15 March 2023

This weekend (18–19 March) will be our last in Barcelona. Monday 20 March at 10:00 we head out after nearly five months in this beautiful city. As this is the last chance to visit the ship in Barcelona, don't miss out! We're open Saturday and Sunday, and the ship will have full crew and of course look her best.  

2500 SEK grant for people 18–25 years old

13 March 2023

Are you 18–25 and want to sail with us? This is a great opportunity to get part of the payment payed by a grant! STAS (Sail Training Association of Sweden) has decided to give a grant of 2500 SEK each to four people 18–25 years of age. With only four grants to hand out, don't hesitate to apply!

Tickets for Sète and final weekend in Barcelona are released today

02 March 2023

Today tickets are released for our final weekend in Barcelona (18–19 March) and first stopover Sète (23–27 March). We will have open ship with station guiding on board. Come and visit the ship, meet the crew, learn about the history and craftmanship, and hear about life on board an 18th century ship.