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• Between Portsmouth and Dublin, sail into the heart of Celtic shores, lands of magic and legends;
• Unesco World Heritage Sites: from Belfast, the mysterious Giant's Causeway site, the old port of Liverpool, Dublin, city of literature (disembarkation port);
• From Cork, there will be the possibility to visit Blarney Castle, an imposing fortress with numerous hidden treasures, including the famous “Blarney Stone”;
• After your cruise, discover Dublin, the Irish capital brimming with convivial atmosphere and authentic charm.
Staterooms & Suites
Superior Stateroom $4,190 Not Available Deluxe Stateroom $4,490 Not Available Prestige Deck 4 $5,010 Not Available Prestige Deck 5 $5,230 Not Available Prestige Deck 6 $5,490 Not Available Deluxe Suite $7,560 Not Available Prestige Deck 5 Suite $10,180 Not Available Prestige Deck 6 Suite $10,680 Not Available Owner's Suite $12,230 Not Available
There are no staterooms available for booking. Please contact our cruise advisors.
Designed in 2013 and loyal to the PONANT spirit, Le Soléal like her sisterships embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing which is Ponant’s signature. The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 132 staterooms and suites)make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market.
With her fluid lines and a modern colour scheme combining natural wood with shades of grey and white, Le Soléal presents references to a nautical theme.
Port of call & excursions
PortsmouthEmbarkation 04/05/2018 from 17H00 to 18H00 . Departure 04/05/2018 at 19H00 .
Located to the south-east of London, Portsmouth is one of the three most important military ports in England. This maritime tradition takes shape in the Historic Dockyard, the home of Portsmouth's arsenal, where emblematic ships are to be found, including HMS Victory, captained by Admiral Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar. The home town of Charles Dickens, and the adopted home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the celebrated adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Portsmouth is not short of attractions with its parks, sea fronts and city walls. Do not miss the view over the city from the Spinnaker Tower, taking the form of a great sail and soaring from 170 metres into the air, making it one of the highest monuments in the United Kingdom.
5 May 2018 - GuernseyArrival 05/05/2018 at 12H00 . Departure 05/05/2018 at 19H00 .
Guernsey is an atypical and unforgettable port of call. This Channel Island will delight you with its mild, iodic climate and its green and floral landscapes. Don’t be surprised to come across dolmens and menhirs here and there, testifying to the long history of the island and its rich heritage. The attractive capital of St. Peter Port is characteristic of the delightful British atmosphere that gives the island its charm. The memory of the great writer Victor Hugo is also very present, as he lived for fifteen years in exile in Guernsey. His home, Hauteville House, preserves his memory. The incredible richness of the decoration gives a clear illustration of the creative genius of this great man.
6 May 2018 - Scilly IslandsArrival 06/05/2018 at 08H00 . Departure 06/05/2018 at 18H00 .
Nestling in the clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean, at the south west tip of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly form a small British island chain whose climate, landscapes and lifestyle are unlike any other and seem to have come straight from an Enid Blyton story. Here, everything resembles a tropical paradise. The long sandy beaches run alongside lush green meadows teeming with semi-exotic flowers, whilst the ruins of ancient castles loom from the tops of the hills. Veritable havens of peace that inspired the legendary Avalon of King Arthur, they are today listed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the rugged coastline plays host to wildlife that is as varied as it is exceptional, including the very rare Atlantic grey seal.
7 May 2018 - CorkArrival 07/05/2018 at 08H00 . Departure 07/05/2018 at 18H00 .
This charming stopover on the southern coast of Ireland will certainly win you over with its pastel-shaded houses layered up the hillside. A little train avoids you from having to climb the steep streets of the historic centre. Once you’re there, you come to Saint Colman cathedral overlooking the coastline. The extensive panorama provides views of the little islands in Cork Harbour. Down below, the pubs complete with their floral window displays are enough to catch your eye. The pubs are famous for their traditional dishes like “colcannon” - a steaming hot soup made with cabbage served in a bowl, or a plate of boxties - crispy potato cakes with horse radish.
8 May 2018 - LiverpoolArrival 08/05/2018 at 14H30 . Departure 08/05/2018 at 23H00 .
The fast-moving and appealing city of Liverpool sprawls along the banks of the River Mersey. This former bastion of industry in Englandﾒs north-west has found its second wind, thanks especially to the highly successful redevelopment of its docks, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2004. The city, the Beatlesﾒ birthplace, has lots to offer to its visitors. While a walk down the Waterfront from Pier Head to Albert Dock is a major highlight youﾒll also love the quality of ﾠmuseums such as the Walker Art Gallery and the wealth of architecture in the city. But what will really impress you is the playful and open-minded spirit of its inhabitants, which John Lennon referred to as ﾓpositive energyﾔ.
9 May 2018 - DouglasArrival 09/05/2018 at 08H00 . Departure 09/05/2018 at 18H00 .
With its small Victorian villages, its magnificent wild coast and its authentic steam trains, the Isle of Man is the perfect illustration of the United Kingdom of yesteryear. This British microcosm offers visitors beautifully preserved landscapes, before revealing its wild beauty’s coast. Having been inhabited in turn by the Celts, the Vikings and Christians, it has witnessed over 2,000 years of history, as demonstrated by its numerous fortified castles, ancient burial places, churches and abbeys. We invite you to discover Douglas when your ship drops anchor here. Designated as the island’s capital after the war, this small city will reveal to you its Victorian atmosphere, its narrow streets and its old fishermen’s houses.
10 May 2018 - Belfast-Northern IrelandArrival 10/05/2018 at 08H00 . Departure 10/05/2018 at 18H00 .
The capital city of Northern Ireland is located on the very tip of Belfast Lough, in the north-east of the Emerald Isle. Along the waterfront, the building shaped like a fragmented liner is non other than the Titanic Belfast, a homage to the famous transatlantic liner, with full-scale reconstructions making for an insightful experience of the Belle Epoque. In the historical centre, you’ll also travel back in time when you see the majestic Edwardian columns of the City Hall, and the imposing neo-gothic towers of Queen’s University for example. The carved wooden façades of the Victorian pubs will certainly entice you in for a pint of beer or chilled cider.
DublinDisembarkation 11/05/2018 at 08H00 .
The Irish capital stretches along the banks of the Liffey to Dublin bay, on the East coast of Ireland. Discover Ireland’s warm conviviality in the pedestrian district of Temple Bar. Its cobbled streets are brimming with fabulous shops, pubs and arts centres. Next to Trinity College, famous for its 18th century library, you can stroll along Grafton Street: in one of its famous tea shops, try a delicious scone and clotted cream served hot and melt-in-the-mouth with jam. Not far from here, the majestic O’Connell bridge leads you to the avenue with the same name, on which Spire, a luminous contemporary sculpture presides.
The information below is current but subject to change at any time without advance notice from government authorities. Please consult your respective government agencies for visa and health information.
Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the completion of your trip. Passport must contain at least two completely clear, blank, unused visa pages for each visa required, not including any amendment pages. Visa pages with stains or ink from other pages in the passport are not usable. Guests who deviate from the scheduled embarkation or disembarkation port should research the foreign entry requirements for the port country. Due to government regulations, regrettably, PONANT will have to deny boarding to any guest who fails to obtain the appropriate travel documentation for this trip.
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