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Penguins in Antarctica
$16,300
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Beyond the Polar Circle

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Journey beyond the Antarctic Circle
  • Marvel at dynamic landscapes
  • Observe magnificent wildlife
  • Learn from expert naturalist guides
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 17-day expedition cruise aboard Le Soleal, journey beyond the Antarctic Circle and explore the world's southernmost territories. The vast moors of the Falkland Islands, dotted with moss and lichen, mark the beginning of this Antarctic adventure. Continue on to South Georgia, where …
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Zodiac excursion in Paradise Bay
$18,850
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Christmas and New Year in Southern Lands

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Spend the holidays in the Antarctic
  • Enjoy the region's diverse scenery
  • Behold magnificent wildlife
  • Explore with naturalist guides
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 17-day expedition cruise aboard Le Soleal, celebrate Christmas and the New Year by exploring the world's southernmost territories. The undulating hills and verdant moors of the Falkland Islands mark the beginning of the Antarctic adventure. Cruise to South Georgia, where imposing …
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Icebergs and sunshine during Antarctic cruise
$10,810
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Emblematic Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Marvel at the dynamic landscapes
  • Observe magnificent wildlife
  • Visit research and whaling stations
  • Learn from a team of expert guides
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Tabletop icebergs, growlers, drift or pack ice... the Antarctic has a language unto itself. After this 11-day voyage, you too can understand the slight variations that make this southernmost landscape so unique. Join Le Soleal for a chance to sail through the Heart of the Antarctic Peninsula to an …
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Weddell Seal
$11,970
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Emblematic Antarctica 2017-18

11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Visit the Arakur Resort
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Meet Pleneau's vast wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise between icebergs
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join a journey far from the usual cruise routes on this 11-day polar exploration of remote landswhere penguins live in their thousands and humpback whales patrol the icy waters. Board the luxury Le Soleal for a surreal voyage exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland's coastline, …
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Fishing village in the arctic
$4,300
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Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Spot Iceland's natural marvels
  • Discover Grundarfjordur culture
  • Sail directly to the Arctic Circle
  • Explore volcanic Heimaey Island
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join Le Soleal on this 8-day expedition to the edge of the Arctic, where the first Vikings went ashore in the 9th century. Experience wild and fascinating Iceland’s natural heritage, vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes and boiling geysers. Iceland offers a kaleidoscope of wild and …
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Locals of Poland wearing colorful traditional clothing.
$5,370
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North Sea & the Baltic

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Explore cities along the Baltic Sea
  • Discover the canals of Bruges
  • Sightsee in Amsterdam
  • Visit Copenhagen's royal palaces
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the natural sites and history-laden cities of the Baltic Sea aboard Le Soleal on this 9-day cruise around Northern Europe. Explorethe UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Poland and Sweden aboard your luxurious 224-passenger luxury vessel.
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Explore the charming coastal city of Bergen
$4,060
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Norwegian Fjords

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Sail Norwegian fjords
  • Admire Stavanger's historic homes
  • Explore the fjords of Geiranger
  • Discover famous waterfalls
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark Le Soleal for this 8-day coastal cruise along the Norwegian coastline, whose vertiginous cliff faces have been sculpted by the wind and the sea, giving rise to many unspoiled fjords. Discover the beauty of Norway on this cruise from Oslo to Bergen, viewing remote coves, stunning fjords, and …
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Seals in Antarctica with zodiac in background
$11,780
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The Great Adventure

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Marvel at abundant wildlife
  • Visit historic sites in the region
  • Discover the myriad landscapes
  • Explore up close with Zodiac trips
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 16-day voyage, sail from South Georgia, a land of adventure whose grandiose landscapes are home to abundant wildlife. Journey in the footsteps of the great explorers as far as the Antarctic Peninsula, with its icy panoramas of iridescent colors. Discover a wide variety of animal species …
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Chinstrap Penguins during wildlife tour
$14,110
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The Great Austral Loop

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Admire dazzling ice formations
  • Observe abundant wildlife
  • Explore the region's wild terrain
  • Embark on Zodiac excursions
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 16-day voyage, discover the undulating hills and verdant moors of the Falkland Islands. Cruise to South Georgia, home to imposing glaciers that tilt towards the sea and thousands of king penguins at home on the island's black sandy beaches. Continue south to discover the Northern …
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Iceberg Flow during Trip to the Antarctic Peninsula
$17,280
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The Great Austral Loop

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Admire dazzling ice formations
  • Observe abundant wildlife
  • Explore the region's wild terrain
  • Embark on Zodiac excursions
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 17-day voyage, discover the undulating hills and verdant moors of the Falkland Islands. Cruise to South Georgia, home to imposing glaciers that tilt towards the sea and thousands of king penguins at home on the island's black sandy beaches. Continue south to discover the Northern …
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Traveler on a glacier tour of Alaska.
$16,140
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The Mythical Northwest Passage

23 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark Le Soleal for a five-star expedition to the Arctic Circle and beyond. Set sail for the Far North to a legendary, highly-coveted maritime route: the Northwest Passage. Once the only possible shipping route between the Atlantic and the Pacific, the area transforms into a majestic white desert …
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Disko Bay
$8,615
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The Saga of Erik The Red

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Visit charming Reykjavik
  • Sail across the Denmark Strait
  • Explore Greenland's coastline
  • Discover the famous Nuuk fjord
Activities: Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail along the steep eastern Arctic coastline on this 13-day expedition cruise. Explore the deep southern Greenland fjords and continue up past mountains worn away by glaciers and covered with rich, abundant flora. Joined by a team of anthropologists, ornithologists, geologists, and experts in …
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View the magnificent gardens at the Peterhof Palance in St. Petersburg
$4,225
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Treasures of St Petersburg: Capital of the Baltic

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover essential Baltic capitals
  • Journey through Copenhagen
  • Experience the White Nights
  • View architectural treasures
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the natural sites and cities steeped in the history of the Baltic Sea on this 8-day voyage to Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia and Denmark aboard the luxury Le Soleal. View architectural gems in the Baroque style, churches with domes so elaborate they seem otherworldly, palaces, fountains, …
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Inukshuk in the Arctic
$12,460
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Treasures of the Baffin Sea

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Learn about the Inuit culture
  • Discover an iceberg graveyard
  • Explore Nunavut, Canada
  • Zodiac cruise in the icy Baffin Sea
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This unique 14-day Arctic cruise is a fantastic way to explore the Baffin Sea and Canadian archipelago. Navigating the polar waters of Greenland and Nunavut, this Arctic small ship cruise explores the rugged shores and fascinating culture of the Arctic. Your 224-passenger small ship, Le Soleal, …
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Greenland CDP
$14,490
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Ultima Thule – The Horizontal Everest

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Journey to breathtaking Nunavut
  • Hike through unique landscapes
  • Observe the incredible auroras
  • Explore the abandoned village Etah
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Between ice caps and ice floes, past glaciers, icebergs and brash ice, this cruise has it all, mixing remarkable history with adventure and a perfect touch of relaxation all in one. Sail to the heart of the northern hemisphere's biggest ice producer. Stop over at Skraeling Island, the …
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2016
EmbarksDays 
Dec 0911Emblematic Antarctica
Dec 1917The Great Austral Loop
2017
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0411Emblematic Antarctica
Jan 1411Emblematic Antarctica
Feb 0211Emblematic Antarctica
Feb 2116The Great Adventure
May 089North Sea & the Baltic
May 168Treasures of St Petersburg: Capital of the Baltic
May 238Treasures of St Petersburg: Capital of the Baltic
May 308Treasures of St Petersburg: Capital of the Baltic
Jun 078Norwegian Fjords
Jun 148Norwegian Fjords
Jun 288Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers
Jul 058Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers
Jul 128Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers
Jul 198Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers
Jul 268Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers
Aug 0913The Saga of Erik The Red
Aug 1014Treasures of the Baffin Sea
Aug 2117Ultima Thule – The Horizontal Everest
Nov 2911Emblematic Antarctica 2017-18
Dec 1917Christmas and New Year in Southern Lands
2018
EmbarksDays 
Jan 2317Beyond the Polar Circle
Feb 2816The Great Adventure
Aug 2723The Mythical Northwest Passage
Passengers: 224
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Like all of the superb megayachts in the luxurious Ponant fleet, Le Soleal reflects a chic French style and elegance that is a signature of their refined brand of expedition vessels. Luxury and comfort fuse aboard this ice-strengthened 132-stateroom ship. 

In each of the luxurious rooms, you will melt into the plush beds at the end of an active day of exploration and excursions led by the expert guide and crew. You'll also be delighted to find a minibar, flat screen TV, ample storage space, and private en-suite bathrooms. There are 9 classes of rooms to choose from to accommodate families, romantic getaways, or any other groups you might be traveling with. 

In addition to the cabins, each of the five decks features social areas as well. Just like its sister ship, Le Boreal, it features a full service bar and two restaurants, multiple lounge areas, a spa and fitness center, and even a swimming pool. If you want to take in the beautiful sights of nature, the panoramic terrace on the upper deck is always open. 
Superior Stateroom
Superior Stateroom
The Superior Stateroom has a capacity of up to 3 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds.
Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe Stateroom
The Deluxe Stateroom has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
The Prestige Stateroom on Deck 4 has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
The Prestige Stateroom on Deck 5 has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
The Prestige Stateroom on Deck 6 has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Deluxe Suite
Deluxe Suite
The Deluxe Suite has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Prestige Suite
Prestige Suite Deck 5
The Prestige Suite on Deck 5 has a capacity of up to 4 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and an 8m² private balcony.
Prestige Suite
Prestige Suite Deck 6
The Prestige Suite on Deck 6 has a capacity of up to 4 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and an 8m² private balcony.
Owner's Suite
Owner Suite
The Owner's suite is situated on Deck 6 with a capacity up to 2 passengers per cabin. With a king-sized bed, it has been decorated by French interior designers and provides you with a breathtaking panoramic sea view.
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