El GaleĆ³n Ship Replica Tours May 23 Through June 3

Posted: May 16, 2013  |  By: Compass

St. Augustine is one of only four Florida port stops for the Viva Florida 500 Voyage of El Galeón as it sails a historic route similar to Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León’s 500 years ago.

The ship set sail from Puerto Rico on April 1 and will spend 12 days in St. Augustine — May 23 through June 3.

El Galeón is a 170-foot, 495-ton, authentic wooden replica of a galleon that was part of Spain’s West Indies fleet.

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