Ponant is the World Leader in Luxury Expedition and Yacht Cruising. Featuring unique itineraries and destinations, you will have the opportunity to experience all 7 continents in 5* Luxury.

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With over 30 years of sailing and exploring the world, Ponant offers refinement, curiosity, authenticity… Our unique travel philosophy reinterprets cruising and invites you to discover or rediscover iconic destinations.

With 5-Star Culture and Relaxation, these cruises offer you a new way to travel, by combining cultural enrichment with time to unwind in a luxury setting and sites that only insiders know about.

Why Travel with Ponant?

As the only French ocean sailing cruise company, PONANT is an ambassador of the “French Touch” around the world.

With discreet service, refined cuisine, a Luxury fleet of ships and yachts, and partners with excellent records of accomplishment, we do our utmost to maintain our unique cruising philosophy.

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Key Destinations

Africa, Middle East & Indian Ocean, Alaska, Antarctica, Asia, Atlantic Coast, Caribbean, Central America, North America, Northern Europe & Scandinavia, Ocean Voyages, Oceania & Pacific Islands, Red Sea, South America, The Arctic including the Geographic North Pole, The Mediterranean & Transatlantic.


You can choose between Polar and Tropical expeditions that will take you to remote, ice flows & settlements or secluded beaches.

Solo Travel

Each season we offer an extensive selection of cruises that have “no single supplement” including destinations like Antarctica and The Arctic.

Le Paul Gauguin

Specialising in the South Pacific for over twenty years, this iconic vessel knows the most secret corners, the calmest lagoons all with our Polynesian hosts the les Gauguines and les Gauguins.

French Art of Cuisine

Our partnership with 3 Michelin start chef Alain Ducasse, we respect the highest standards of cuisine and offer a varied menu, including our on-board French baker.

Responsible Tourism

For more than 30 years, PONANT has been taking passengers to the planet’s most secret places where nature reigns supreme. Making this choice means, we have responsibilities towards the ecosystems and communities that live there. Find out more here.

Theme Itineraries

Classical music and opera, food and wine, art and museums, theatre and literature, photography… take advantage of our theme cruises to combine your taste for travel with your hobbies.

Special Offers

€200 Onboard Credit

Celtic Secrets & Landscapes

Sailing from London aboard Le Champlain, on this 8-day cruise you’ll follow the Jurassic coastline to the charming town of Dartmouth; visit the Isles of Scilly before heading towards Dublin. Your ship will also call at Belfast before finishing at Glasgow.

8 days from £2,840pp
Departing 29 May 2023

Book this cruise with Silver Travel Advisor on receive a complimentary €200 onboard credit. Available only on new bookings booked before 28 February 2023.

Call Silver Travel Advisor on 0800 412 5678 for more information or to book.

No single supplement

Opt for the comfort of a single stateroom or private suite, with over 100 different cruises with no single supplement. See itineraries here.

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We regularly receive special offers and discounts from our travel partners.

For the latest offers and a bespoke quotation, speak to our Silver Travel Advisors on 0800 412 5678.

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Speak to a Silver Travel Advisor for advice on where to go, what to do and how to choose your perfect holiday.

Alternatively you can contact our travel partner directly.

0808 23 43 802

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