Our Exceptional Destinations

From five-star Culture and Relaxation cruises to Expedition cruises, PONANT creates exclusive itineraries that take you to new horizons. Our ships offer you the opportunity to explore every continent: a nature break in Northern Europe, a journey of discovery in South America, an idyllic cruise in the Caribbean or an amazing adventure among the Antarctic ice floes.

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Our Intimate Ships

Le Ponant, our 3-masted sailboat, Le Boréal, L'Austral, Le Soléal, Le Lyrial, the PONANT EXPLORERS series and Le Commandant-Charcot, the World's Only Luxury Icebreaker: discover the ships of the PONANT fleet, six exceptional yachts specially designed for expedition.

Accommodating a maximum of 264 passengers, our ships let you maintain your privacy; you feel as if you are sailing on your own private yacht. A yacht serving the legendary ports of call and secret harbours that are only accessible to small ships.

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Our Expedition Cruises

When you choose a PONANT ‘Expedition’ cruise, you are choosing comfort, refinement and discovery. Irrespective of the destination, from the icy poles to the great Amazonian rivers, the remote lagoons of the Pacific or the jungle of Borneo, PONANT takes you off the beaten track, as close as possible to nature and far from maritime route.

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Destination Beyond the Seas by PONANT & Euronews

Discover 'Destination Beyond the Seas by PONANT', a program by PONANT and Euronews, the multilingual news television channel.

Destinations, life on board, wildlife or encounter with local communities: regularly discover a new theme through the eyes of the French navigator Olivier de Kersauson, the PONANT Captains or many other personalities who regularly embark on board our ships.

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