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Malta, Italian shores and Isle of Beauty

Nice - Valletta

Dates:
29/8/2024
to  8/9/2024

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11
days
10
nights on board
Starting from*
AU$9,340
per person
25% Ponant Bonus

In partnership with Les Éditions Tallandier and with featured guest Christiane Rancé, French novelist, essayist and journalist.

From the pearl of the French Riviera to the splendid Maltese capital, set sail on an 11-day cruise in the Mediterranean Sea. Aboard Le Bougainville, discover the Isle of Beauty, the Italian shores and Malta during an unforgettable trip.

From Nice, you will set sail towards Saint-Florent, a village with a picture-postcard appearance, nestling at the foot of the mountains of Cap Corse and the Agriates desert. To the west, the Balagne region and Calvi appear, between jagged peaks and sublime beaches with turquoise waters.

After a port of call at Portoferraio, a small corner of paradise on the island of Elba, where Napoleon spent many days in exile, stop in Portofino. Built in a natural harbour protected by a pine forest, it is a picturesque and lively port that has successfully retained its authenticity and traditions.

Your exploration continues to the Tuscan Island of Giglio, before reaching Porto Ercole, a charming Tuscan village with colourful houses, on the Monte Argentario peninsula. Here, you have the possibility of meeting fishermen from the Orbetello Lagoon as well as local producers. The peninsula’s rolling and lush landscapes also provides you with opportunities for magnificent outings.

Then, sail in front of Stromboli, an active volcano whose crater regularly erupts with lava flows.

Next, Southern Italy promises suspended moments where the beauty of the shores combines with the beauty of its historical remnants, which remain fascinating. In Syracuse, the Sicilian soul unfolds across the island of Ortygia - the oldest part of the city -, a maze of small streets dotted with churches, palaces, ancient remnants, sheltering a majestic cathedral in its very heart.

Later, head for Malta and Gozo, an unspoiled island that is home to a megalithic site listed with UNESCO. Explore the island, famous for its wines, and its spectacular scenery, from the endless turquoise sea to the dreamlike decor of the salt marshes.

Your cruise comes to an end in Valletta, capital of the island of Malta and former stronghold of the Knights of the Order of Malta.


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Partner - Christiane Rancé

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Partner - Christiane Rancé

Christiane Rancé

"With this cruise, I am not only offering you a discovery of the landscapes and architecture of the places visited, but an authentic journey into their history – the history of the men who designed them, and the history of ideas and art who presided over it, so that together we could discuss the influence of each other... and therefore on ourselves."

Christiane Rancé

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Choose your stateroom

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Deluxe Stateroom Deck 3
 

(19 m²)

From AU$9,340 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
 

(19 m²)

Fully booked
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
 

(19 m²)

From AU$10,860 per person
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Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
 

(19 m²)

From AU$11,490 per person
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Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 3
 

(27 m²)

From AU$15,980 per person
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Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 4
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(38 m²)

From AU$21,600 per person
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Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(38 m²)

From AU$22,720 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 6
 

(32 m²)

From AU$23,850 per person
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Privilege Suite Deck 5
 

(32 m²)

From AU$23,850 per person
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Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(45 m²)

Fully booked
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Owner's Suite Deck 5
 

(45 m²)

From AU$36,470 per person



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