Ponant resumed operations on June 16 from Iceland—the first of more than 50 departures setting sail to the country, along with others around the Mediterranean and France this summer. Highlights include a new partnership with the Louvre, new itineraries and ports of call, and a stop at the brand’s namesake islands, Ponant Islands.
From the Italian coast to the Greek islands, Ponant is offering over 30 sailings in the Mediterranean between June and November 2021. A partnership with the Louvre will bring the museum to the see as the sailing discovers the ancient sites of Greece and Istanbul during “The Cyclades and Ancient Treasures,” July 13-20, 2021. There will be visits to numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Acropolis in Athens and the Mycenae ruins from 1200 B.C. In collaboration with Ponant, onboard programming will be designed with curators and department directors from the Louvre for guests to discover the ancient lands that have inspired the museum’s collections.
A new 13-day sailing, “Iconic Treasures of the Adriatic,” will also depart from Athens on August 21 exploring the coasts of Greece, Montenegro, Croatia and Italy. Highlights will include the Bay of Kotor, a UNESCO World…