PONANT YACHT CRUISES . . . LIFE "À LA FRANÇAISE"

Discover a New Kind of Cruise with Ponant & cruises.inspirato.com

Take a journey with Ponant Yacht Cruises to experience that elusive blend of sophistication and easy intimacy that is the trademark of life "à la française."  Ponant's exquisite attention to detail shows itself in unique, carefully crafted itineraries, attentive service, and of course, impeccable French-inspired cuisine. Small vessels keep the guest list between 64 and 226 passengers, making your trip feel more like a private sailing or jaunt on a friend's yacht than a typical cruise experience. Small ships also allow you to get up-close-and-personal with beautiful sites and landscapes, and  Ponant's French registry permits stops in unique destinations often inaccessible to other fleets.

On board one of Ponant's luxurious vessels, you'll find refined design, elegant décor, and plush oceanview cabins perfect for sea- and star-gazing. You'll feel right at home with complimentary mineral, water, tea, and coffee whenever your heart desires - not to mention complimentary wine with lunch and dinner. Unwind with a face or body treatment in the onboard spa, soak in the sunshine on the pool deck, or stay in shape in the onboard fitness center. Seminars and lectures featuring international experts will provide you with the historical and cultural backdrop of your destinations, helping you to create truly immersive experiences on shore. For a unique, personalized cruise experience, try a theme cruise - customized speakers and activities cover topics ranging from golf to classical music, bridge, or diving.

Sophistication without stuffiness, refinement mixed with casual elegance - it's an ambience that's difficult to achieve, but so easy to get used to. For those looking for an alternative to big-ship cruising, Ponant offers authentic, intimate travel experiences in breathtaking destinations around the world. Discover an entirely new kind of cruising - the French way - with Ponant and cruises.inspirato.com.

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Ponant's Quintessential Collection

Ponant's Quintessential Collection

  • Le Boreal

    8 Night Green & Gentle Lands Exploring Gardens and Historic Sites

    Le Boreal

    Departing from: London, England
    Ports of Call:
    • Ostende (Brussels), Belgium
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
    • Rosyth (Edinburgh), Scotland
    • Stavanger, Norway
    • Bergen, Norway
    Sailing Dates:
    • May 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $3,475
    $434pernight
    balcony from
    $3,725
    $466pernight
    suite from
    $5,415
    $677pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Luxury Sailngs: Up to $1,000 in Travel Credit!
  • Le Bougainville

    7 Night A Musical Odyssey in the Mediterranean

    Le BougainvilleNew Ship!

    Departing from: Piraeus (Athens), Greece
    Ports of Call:
    • Patmos, Greece
    • Sifnos Island, Greece
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Itea (Delphi), Greece
    • Katakolon (Olympia), Greece
    • Taormina (Naxos), Sicily, Italy
    • Naples, Italy
    • Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
    Sailing Dates:
    • September 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    N/A
    balcony from
    $4,320
    $617pernight
    suite from
    $7,030
    $1,004pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Luxury Sailngs: Up to $1,000 in Travel Credit!
  • Le Lyrial

    7 Night Treasures of the Mediterranean World A Family Learning Adventure

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
    Ports of Call:
    • Salerno (Naples), Italy
    • Katakolon (Olympia), Greece
    • Rethymnon, Crete
    • Santorini (Thira), Greece
    • Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
    • Athens, Greece
    Sailing Dates:
    • July 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $5,030
    $719pernight
    balcony from
    $5,300
    $757pernight
    suite from
    $7,930
    $1,133pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Luxury Sailngs: Up to $1,000 in Travel Credit!
  • Le Bougainville

    7 Night World Affairs Cruise

    Le BougainvilleNew Ship!

    Departing from: Valletta, Malta
    Ports of Call:
    • Catania, Sicily, Italy
    • Taormina (Naxos), Sicily, Italy
    • Katakolon (Olympia), Greece
    • Itea (Delphi), Greece
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Nafplion (Nauplion), Greece
    • Hydra, Greece
    • Piraeus (Athens), Greece
    Sailing Dates:
    • October 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    N/A
    balcony from
    $6,060
    $866pernight
    suite from
    $10,390
    $1,484pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Luxury Sailngs: Up to $1,000 in Travel Credit!
  • Le Laperouse

    13 Night In the Wake of General Macarthur The Legacy of World War II

    3.4 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)

    Le Laperouse

    Departing from: Hong Kong
    Ports of Call:
    • Keelung (Taipei), Taiwan
    • Ishigaki Island, Japan
    • Naha, Okinawa
    • Kagoshima, Japan
    • Uwajima, Japan
    • Hiroshima, Japan
    • Tokushima, Japan
    • Shimizu (Mt. Fuji), Japan
    • Shingu, Japan
    • Osaka (Kyoto), Japan
    Sailing Dates:
    • September 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    N/A
    balcony from
    $7,380
    $568pernight
    suite from
    $12,450
    $958pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Luxury Sailngs: Up to $1,000 in Travel Credit!
  • L Austral

    10 Night Antartica and Climate Change

    5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    L Austral

    Departing from: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
    Ports of Call:
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    • Antarctic Experience
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $11,070
    $1,107pernight
    balcony from
    $11,810
    $1,181pernight
    suite from
    $19,210
    $1,921pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Luxury Sailngs: Up to $1,000 in Travel Credit!
Antarctica Ponant Cruises

Antarctica Ponant Cruises

  • L Austral

    10 Night Emblematic Antarctica

    5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    L Austral

    Departing from: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
    Ports of Call:
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    • Cruise Neko Harbor, Antarctica
    • Cruise Paradise Harbor (Paradise Bay), Antarctica
    • Pleneau Island, Antarctica
    • Cruise Pleneau Island & Port Charcot, Antarctica
    • Port Lockroy, Antarctica
    • Deception Island, Shetland Islands
    • Cruise The Weddell Sea
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    Sailing Dates:
    • January 2019
    • February 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $10,210
    $1,021pernight
    balcony from
    $10,960
    $1,096pernight
    suite from
    $18,210
    $1,821pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Luxury Sailngs: Up to $1,000 in Travel Credit!
About Ponant Cruises
Explore Ponant Yacht Cruise Ships:

L Austral

Le Bellot

Le Boreal

Le Bougainville

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Le Champlain

Le Dumont dUrville

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Le Laperouse

Le Lyrial

Le Ponant

Le Soleal

Le Surville

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