Around 3.500 people have visited the Andalusian Galleon, moored in the Sports and Tourist Port Marina de Denia, from February 26 to Sunday March 1. “It has been a few days of great influx of people and we are delighted to have shown this imposing ship in our port”, says the director of Marina de Dénia, Gabriel Martínez. Visitors have shown their satisfaction in discovering the history and culture of this ship used by the Spaniards during the XNUMXth to XNUMXth centuries, in maritime discovery and commercial expeditions between Spain, America and the Philippines.
The Andalusian Galleon will depart tomorrow from Dénia heading to Alicante, where Nao Victoria is also located, both will participate in the V Centennial Maritime Festival of the First World Tour. After enormous success of the public received in other editions held last year in our country, where thousands of visitors enjoyed this great ships event that commemorates the V Centenary of the First World Tour, Alicante will host these days of historic ships, which brings together the most representative ships of an era of Spanish maritime expeditions.
The Festival will have the unavoidable presence of the Nao Victoria replica as the main ship and its quintessential ambassador, who since last year of 2019 that began the commemoration of the V Centenary, has made a successful tour of ports in Spain, France and Italy, such as Marbella, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca, Mahón, Denia, Eivissa, Vinaròs, Blanes, Cape Adge, Sète, La Grande Motte, Port Vendres and La Spezia, always spreading their deeds.