Ponant

by That’s Travel

Satisfy wanderlust – discover the world from home

Even though the world is at a standstill at the moment and travel is currently not possible, Ponant invites everyone to explore the world from the comfort of their own homes and to expand their travel knowledge.

Experience more about the islands of Chile and Argentina at the edge of the world. Do you know to which country Easter Island belongs?

Learn interesting background knowledge about Ponant in this video. CEO Jean Emmanuel Sauvée talks about the beginnings of Ponant.

Ponant, “Savoir Vivre”

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.

a la francaise

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.

New partnership with Relais & Châteaux

The cruise line PONANT and the renowned brand Relais & Châteaux have joined forces.

Exclusive culinary cruises

With their shared passion for authenticity, travel and the art of living, they have created a new cruise experience: three unique and exclusive itineraries that combine luxury and gastronomic excellence.

Ponant Explorer

A new generation of expedition yachts

unforgettable expeditions

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

What is included in Ponant expedition cruises:

  • land excursions, trips and landings with the Zodiac®, guided by our nature guides
  • lectures by expedition leaders and specialists for the regions visited (on all expedition cruises there is also a German-speaking editor)
  • All meals on board
  • Open Bar on board
Additionally included in polar expeditions

charter flights Buenos Aires – Ushuaia – Buenos Aires
parka given and rubber boot rental

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

Le commandant Charcot

The icebreaker from Ponant

first luxury icebreaker

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

Let yourself be inspired by this video.

Le Ponant

The legendary yacht

The Ponant sailing yacht – renovated

This symbolic yacht has only 16 cabins and suites. Overhauled in 2020, this ship redefines the concept of “luxury yacht” and has become a true treasure that will welcome you on an incomparable journey. The majestic, now even more privately designed three-master gives you the chance to experience the ultimate travel experience.

tastefully decorated

The yacht’s 16 cabins and suites spread over three decks are very spacious, some with their own verandas. The large windows and hatches provide soft and bright light. They are tastefully decorated and offer a luxurious setting for rest and relaxation.

Get an impression of the ‘new’ le Ponant in this gallery

The four beautiful sisters

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

luxurious yachts

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