Ponant unveils summer 2024 journeys

Ponant unveils summer 2024 journeys

New itineraries include British Archipelagos and Celtic Shores and Landscapes and Cultures of the Adriatic

Ponant has opened sales for its Summer 2024 itineraries in the Mediterranean, Atlantic and Northern Europe.

The summer 2024 sailings include UNESCO World Heritage sites and visits to monuments “at the heart of rich cultural heritages as well as natural landscapes”.

In total, the line is offering 28 voyages to Mediterranean destinations and 22 to Northern Europe and the Atlantic. 

Ponant's cruise itineraries for 2024 include:

NEW: Islands and Cities of the Mediterranean

Ship: Le Bougainville

Athens-Valletta: From 23 to 30 July 2024
Duration: Eight days, seven nights
What the brochure says: Departing from Athens, Le Bougainville will take guests on a voyage along the Maltese coast. The route will take in Paros, in the Cyclades archipelago, then to car-free Hydra Island, before heading south to the Monemvasia peninsula. After calling into the port of Pylos, Le Bougainville will head back out to sea to discover Taormina at the foot of Mount Etna. The final destination will be Valletta. Onboard this sailing the Young Ocean Explorers Club, animated with Maud Fontenoy Foundation, will be available for younger guests. From US$4,030 per person.

NEW: Landscapes and Cultures of the Adriatic

Ship: Le Bougainville

Venice-Venice: From 9 to 16 July 2024
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
What the brochure says: Setting sail from Venice, Le Bougainville will head to Rovinj before reaching the fishing village of Primosten, located in the north of Dalmatia. Guests will visit the city of Split, listed as a UNESCO World heritage site, Hvar, Brac Island, Brijuni archipelago and Pula. The ship will also call into the Slovenian city of Piran before returning to Venice. From US$4,030 per person.

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Cultural Treasures and Scandinavian panoramas

Ships: Le Dumont-d’Urville and Le Bellot

Rosyth-Stockholm: From 21 June to 2 July 2024
Stockholm-Rosyth: Two sailings, on 29 April and 17 August 2023
Duration: 12 days, 11 nights
What the brochure says: Departing from Edinburgh, a UNESCO City of Literature, this voyage aboard Le Dumont-d’Urville and Le Bellot is an invitation to experience Scotland and Scandinavia. The ships will be calling into the port of Kirkwall, located in the Orkney Islands. It will then set course for Norway, via the capital of Oslo. From there the route will take guests to Gothenburg in Sweden, then along the coast to Denmark’s capital Copenhagen, before arriving in Stockholm. From US$8,210 per person.

NEW: The Mediterranean: In the Footsteps of the Great Civilisations

Ship: L’Austral

Valletta – Antalya: From 9 to 19 May 2024
Antalya – Valletta: From 19 to 29 May 2023
Duration: 11 days, 10 nights
What the brochure says: This voyage from Valletta to Antalya will showcase culture and history of the Mediterranean Sea. Departing from the Maltese capital, L’Austral will sail towards Sicily and the Puglia region before moving to Greece to the islands of Corfu and Ita to discover the mythical Delphi site and Hosios Loukas Monastery, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. The itinerary then takes in Athens and Volos in Thessaly before ending in Antalya, Turkey. From US$5,100 per person.


NEW: British Archipelagos and Celtic shores

Ships: Le Boréal and Le Lyrial

Saint-Malo-Dublin: Two sailings on 27 April and 2 May 2024
Duration: 11 days, 10 nights
What the brochure says: This voyage on the Atlantic Ocean takes in the crossroads of the English Channel and Celtic Sea. Departing from the Corsaire city of Saint-Malo, the ships will head north-west to the Channel Islands, before heading to the small town of Dartmouth on the UK mainland and then sailing along Cornwall’s cliffs to the Scilly Isles. After two ports of call at Bantry and Cobh, the cruise finishes in Dublin, Ireland. From US$3,106 per person.

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