Compagnie du Ponant to sail from the UK
Compagnie du Ponant will be operating a series of voyages sailing out of the UK in 2011 - a first for the French company. These voyages will be perfect for those not wishing to fly or who are new to cruising, or who just want to explore around the UK.
The 226-passenger expedition ship Le Diamant will be positioned in the UK during July and August 2011, operating five 7-night cruises departing from Portsmouth and two 12-night voyages sailing Portsmouth roundtrip.
The ex UK Le Diamant departures:
7-night voyages: departing 3 July, 10 July, 17 July, 24 July and 24 August 2011, calling at : Cobh, Ireland ; Dublin, Ireland ; Holyhead, Wales ; Waterford, Ireland ; Isles of Scilly, UK ; and St Malo, France
12-night voyages: departing 31 July and 12 August, calling at : Isles of Scilly, UK ; Foynes, Ireland ; Galway, Ireland ; Killybegs, Ireland ; Iona, Tobermory, Scotland ; Portree, Isle of Sky ; Kirkwall, Scotland ; Leith, Scotland ; Whitby, UK ; and St Malo, France.
Voyage-only fares lead in at just £848 per person, plus £195pp port charges for the 7-night Portsmouth/Portsmouth; and the 12-night from £1,455 per person, plus £335pp port charges.