The new Summer 2018 Ponant brochure highlights new routes, the company’s 30th anniversary and the arrival of the first two yachts in the Ponant Explorers series.
New Itineraries include Treasures of Sicily, leaving from La Valletta aboard Le Champlain sailing off the coast of Stromboli; Icelandic Mosaic, leaving from Reykjavik aboard Le Lapérouse and cruising through glaciers, fjords and the Arctic Circle; and California, departingfrom Vancouver and cruising along the west coast of North America aboard Le Soléal.
The inaugural season of the Ponant Explorers
Le Lapérouse and Le Champlain are the two first sister-ship yachts of the Ponant Explorers series and will set sail on maiden seasons in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean. Each measures 128 meters long with 92 cabins, all with a private balcony.
The 2018 season by Ponant in summary
• 67 departures including 7 tropical expeditions and 9 polar expeditions
• 5 geographical zones
• 53 different itineraries
• 340 different ports of call, 45 new
• More than half of itineraries new cruises and variants