Ponant launches Northern Hemisphere Summer 2024 program

   December 6, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

Ponant launched its Northern Hemisphere Summer 2024 program. Highlights include Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic.

50 new sailings opened, from the Greek islands to Ireland, Algeria, and the Canary Islands. The company offers 28 cruises to Mediterranean destinations and another 22 to the Atlantic and Northern Europe. 4 itineraries are brand new, of which the ‘Islands and Cities of the Mediterranean’, departing from Piraeus-Athens (Greece).

Ponant's Le Bougainville will take passengers on a trip linking Greece to the Maltese coast, visiting Paros, Hydra, Monemvasia, and Pylos. The vessel will then head to Taormina prior to arriving in Valletta.

The new Landscapes and Culture of the Adriatic voyage sets sail from Venice (Marghera, Italy). Le Bougainville is heading to the Rovinj, the jewel of the Istrian coast, prior to cruising to Primosten, Split, Hvar, Brac Island, Brijuni, and Pula. The vessel will also visit the Slovenian city of Piran and will then return to Venice.

Other new sailings include The Mediterranean: In the Footsteps of the Great Civilisations, an 11-day journey from Valletta (Malta) to Antalya (Turkey) aboard L’Austral and the 11-day British Archipelagos and Celtic Shores itinerary from Saint-Malo (France) to Dublin (Ireland) aboard both Le Lyrial and Le Boreal.

Setting sail from the UNESCO City of Literature, Edi Edinburgh, this journey aboard Le Dumont-d’Urville and Le Bellot is a special invitation to marvel at the landscapes and cultural treasures of Scandinavia and Scotia rid.

Le Bellot cruise ship

The cruise ship will be visiting the port of Kirkwall UK, situated in the Orkney Islands, where many species of sea birds made their home. Then it will set the course for Norway, where all of its secrets will be revealed from the colorful facades of Egersund to Arendal, the Venice of the North, via the multi-cultural capital of Oslo. From there, the route is taking guests to Gothenburg (Sweden), then along the coast to Denmark’s capital Copenhagen, prior to arriving in Stockholm.