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by That’s Travel

Ponant, “Savoir Vivre” – the art of enjoying the quality of life!

This is the credo of the French luxury shipping company Ponant. Tasteful but not too opulent the ambience, courteous and discreet the service, formidable the cuisine on board – plus authentic and extraordinary destinations.
The on-board life “a la francaise” on the small, fine cruise yachts at Ponant is exquisite. This luxury, trademark of the French, can be found on all modern and elegant ships of the Ponant fleet. Please convince yourselves and have a look at the offers , whether a journey for you is present.

Ponant Explorer

A new generation of expedition yachts

The shipping company Compagnie du Ponant stands in particular for first-class expeditions.

With Ponant’s typical mix of excellent decor, state-of-the-art technology, low capacity and commitment to environmental protection, the ships are designed to reach even the most remote destinations that others cannot reach.

Discover the PONANT EXPLORERS, which will offer you extraordinary and unforgettable expeditions of a different kind.

Le commandant Charcot

The icebreaker from Ponant

From 2021, the first luxury icebreaker Le Commandant Charcot will sail to the Artic regions.
The icebreaker is equipped with the latest technology in terms of environmental protection and has a laboratory for scientific and operational oceanography.

Reservation now possible

Although the cruises can only be booked on 11 April 2019, we will be happy to set up a Formal Notice for you to secure a cabin at an attractive early bird price.

Let yourself be inspired by this video.

The Sailor

The legendary first ship of PONANT – the Le Ponant – is an 88 meter long three-master and a classic on the oceans. With shallow draught, its open design and direct access to the sea from the marina, Le Ponant gives a maximum of 64 passengers the feeling of sailing on a private yacht. All 32 cabins have portholes or panoramic windows and are available in nautical shades of blue and white. Two cosy lounges and two restaurants for true gourmets ensure the casual on-board life on this sporty sailing yacht.

Whether you are cruising with Le Ponant on the Mediterranean Sea, embarking on the Cape Verde Islands and crossing the Atlantic to the Caribbean or enjoying tea time on the Antilles – this extraordinary ship is the ideal base station for all excursions in a small circle.

The four beautiful sisters

Le Boréal, L’Austral, Le Soléal und Le Lyrial

The four sister ships Le Boréal, L’ Austral, Le Soléal and Le Lyrial are ultra-modern, luxurious yachts built between 2010 and 2015. The interior was designed by the French designer Jean-Philippe Nuel, who designed the ships in an „expedition style“ with natural authentic colours and materials and driftwood, in adaptation to the destinations visited.

Discover the world of Ponant expeditions in Antarctica,

or the Arctic


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