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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$4,790
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A Musical Odyssey along the Coast of Western Europe

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • A series of concerts aboard ship
  • A voyage through five countries
  • An included private concert
  • A full-day excursion to La Coruña
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the incredible voyage and get access to myriad cultural and historic treasures, including five UNESCO World Heritage sites, while your days at sea will be filled with music from composers who hail from lands you will encounter. Highlights will include works from the likes of César …
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Food and travel: gelato
$6,310
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Epicurean Delights of Southern Italy & Sicily

Civitavecchia-Valletta - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Enjoy a series of food lectures
  • Sample of local foods and wines
  • Explore iconic ancient sites
  • Take excursions to agriturismo site
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day cruise explores food—its cultivation, preparation and consumption—which has always been central to the Italian way of life. This one-of-a-kind program is an extraordinary opportunity both to study and to experience the various roles food and wine play in our lives and its …
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Explore the ancient Acropolis
$2,690
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Escapade Around the Peloponnese

Valletta to Athens - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Discover fascinating sites
  • Visit the Mycenae ruins
  • Cross the Corinth Canal
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board on the luxury Le Jacques Cartier and start your exciting 5-day adventure from the beautiful Valletta, the capital of Malta. Cross the Ionian Sea towards Itea, not far from the marvelousDelphiarchaeological site. Sail along the astonishingCorinth Canal, a famous sea channel dug out by men in …
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Relax on Egypt's coast
$6,550
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From the Aegean to the Red Sea

Athens to Aqaba - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • View major ancient civilisations
  • Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Discover Petra and Wadi Rum
  • Visit the Acropolis in Athens
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Athens, the mythical city dominated by the Acropolis, and discover the charming town of Nafplion, the departure point for visiting the famous Epidaurus Theatre and the Mycenae site, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.Le Jacques Cartierwill then take you to Rhodes, whose old medieval town, …
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Pastel homes on Isle of Skye
$4,350
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Iceland and the Inner Hebrides

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Visit Belfast's unique heritage
  • Observe colonies of puffins
  • Discover the Hebrides archipelago
  • Explore Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Reykjavikis the most northerly capital in the world, lying slightly above the 64th parallel. Houses with colorful roofs line its streets and this, coupled with the many ducks in its lake, produces a picture postcard setting. DiscoverHeimaey, the only inhabited island in the Westmann Islands. …
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Explore Reykjavik on your Arctic voyage
$4,970
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Icelandic Mosaic

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Discover Reykjavik
  • Explore stunning landscapes
  • Enjoy incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Visit the elegant city of Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship in Reykjavik,the world’s northernmost capital city. With its houses with colorful roofs and its lake that is home to countless ducks, the city offers a picture-postcard setting. The first port of call on your cruise: the bay of Grundarfjordur, right near Kirkjufell.This …
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Baobab trees
$7,660
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Madagascar & South Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Discover Zanzibar
  • Visit Richards Bay, home to hippos
  • Join and incredible Safari
  • Explore Phezulu Safari Park
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
FromZanzibar, a city with superbUNESCO-listed buildings, blending African, Arab, Indian and European influences over more than a millennium, sail toComoros, and thenMayotte. This small French archipelago protected by a double barrier reef is the refuge of an incredibly rich fauna: dolphins, rays, …
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Dramatic sunset over La Digue Island in the Seychelles
$8,310
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Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Discover many destinations
  • Explore idyllic landscapes
  • Enjoy outings and shore visits
  • Visit Madagascar
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Rainforest Exploration, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 13-day cruise will start inVictoria on the island of Mahé, where a veritable picture-postcard of Seychelles awaits you: palm trees, granite rocks,white sand, and crystal-clear waters. Further on, on the small island of Alphonse, you will have the opportunity to go snorkeling and scuba …
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Sunset over Century City, Capetown
$12,670
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Napoleon Cruise

Cape Town - Dakar - 19 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Onboard conferences with J. Tulard
  • Enjoy Napoleon’s time music
  • Visit “in the footsteps of Napoleon
  • View S.Helena's cultural heritage
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Le Jacques-Cartier in South Africa, in Cape Town and reach Walvis Bay, at the heart of the Namib desert. Next, sail towards the island of Saint Helena to arrive the day before the official ceremony, which will be held on 5 May 2021. Later head to the Ascension Island, some 1,000 km off the …
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Turquoise waters along the shore near Dakar, Senegal
$2,110
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Ocean Voyage: Dakar - Honfleur

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Enjoy beautiful ocean voyage
  • Visit the buzzing capital of Senega
  • Relax aboard the ship
  • View old port of Honfleur
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A few times a year Le Jacques Cartier invites sea lovers, dreamers, and keen observers of endless horizons to join the non-stop journeys, to enjoy the comfort of the ship for an extended period and share the daily lives of the crew. As the days go by, you can view the waves from the upper deck, …
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Soft light glows over the canals of Copenhagen
$1,070
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Ocean Voyage: Edinburgh - Reykjavik

4 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Observe endless horizons
  • Enjoy the comfort of this ship
  • Keep fit in the spa
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 4-day Ocean cruise from Edinburgh to Reykjavik, you can enjoy the waves from the upper deck, keep fit in the spa and make good use of the pool or the gym, share the daily life of the crew, discover sailing techniques and instruments, and explore a break from the hectic pace of life.
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Lagoon in the Seychelles
$4,530
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The Essential Seychelles

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Explore the Vallée de Mai nature
  • Discover 8 islands
  • View the Aride Island
  • See bare red earth in Curieuse
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The first stop of your cruise is Sainte Anne Marine National Park, whose coral reefs are home to stunning species, guaranteeing unforgettable snorkeling. Explore Curieuse Island, reputed for its red earth and for Aldabra giant tortoisesthat have taken up residence there. Discover Aride, an …
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Explore beautiful coastal towns in Greece
$4,190
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Treasures of Greece and Ancient Egypt

Athens to Aqaba - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Explore Greece and Egypt
  • Visit the Cave of the Apocalypse
  • View the Great Pyramids
  • Cross the mythical Suez Canal
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Le Jacques Cartier will take you to Patmos to discover its monastery and the cave where Saint John is said to have received his visions. The next stop is Rhodes, where you explore the charm of the Gothic architecture in the medieval city, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Cross the …
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Walk along the beaches of Dubai
$4,150
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Treasures of the Persian Gulf

Dubai to Muscat - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Visit the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum
  • Discover the “fjords of Arabia”
  • See the cultural sites of Al Ain
  • Explore the fascinating Doha
Activities:
Cooking Class, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 9-day cruise between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, departing from Dubai. Come aboard Le Jacques-Cartier, and set off to discover the treasures of the desert of the Arabian Peninsula. From fascinating and futuristic Dubai go to Abu Dhabi, the booming capital of the UAE. You are …
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2020
EmbarksDays 
Nov 279Treasures of the Persian Gulf
Dec 059Treasures of the Persian Gulf
Dec 139Treasures of the Persian Gulf
Dec 219Treasures of the Persian Gulf
Dec 299Treasures of the Persian Gulf
2021
EmbarksDays 
Jan 069Treasures of the Persian Gulf
Jan 149Treasures of the Persian Gulf
Jan 229Treasures of the Persian Gulf
Jan 309Treasures of the Persian Gulf
Feb 139The Essential Seychelles
Feb 2113Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius
Mar 0513Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius
Mar 1713Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius
Apr 1215Madagascar & South Africa
Apr 2619Napoleon Cruise
May 149Ocean Voyage: Dakar - Honfleur
Jun 064Ocean Voyage: Edinburgh - Reykjavik
Aug 048Icelandic Mosaic
Aug 118Icelandic Mosaic
Aug 188Icelandic Mosaic
Aug 258Icelandic Mosaic
Sep 018Icelandic Mosaic
Sep 088Iceland and the Inner Hebrides
Sep 229A Musical Odyssey along the Coast of Western Europe
Oct 148Epicurean Delights of Southern Italy & Sicily
Oct 215Escapade Around the Peloponnese
Oct 2811From the Aegean to the Red Sea
Nov 109Treasures of Greece and Ancient Egypt
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Max Passengers: 188
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Le Jacques Cartier embodies the unique atmosphere and a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy, and comfort. Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed staterooms, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 staterooms and suites offers a truly unique cruising experience.

Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you can experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service. Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

Staterooms:
All staterooms feature a private balcony, individually controlled air conditioning, minibar, flat-screen satellite TV, desk with stationary, iPod players, satellite direct line telephone, safe, hairdryer, bathrobes, French bath products, 24hr room service, wifi internet access.

Restaurants:
As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard this new ship. To the back of Deck 4, you will find a 260 m² panoramic restaurant which can accommodate all of our passengers in a single sitting. Designed differently to that on our other ships, this dining area, which opens onto the outside, will have a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses at your disposal. Our discreet and attentive crew will provide table service for hot meals. In a relaxed atmosphere, an outdoor grill on Deck 3 will serve grilled meats with a variety of salads and desserts.

Public Areas:
Le Jacques Cartier has many common areas that are designed and equipped to meet all of your needs while preserving the intimacy of each passenger.

The reception area includes a reception/concierge desk, an excursions desk, the ship’s administrative services, the sales office, manned by the Guest Relations Officer, the boutique which sells clothing, jewelry, beauty products, postcards and various accessories and toilets accessible to passengers with reduced mobility.

A new hydraulic platform with adjustable height provides easier boarding than on any other cruise ship, easier Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions, easier access to the sea for swimming and practicing various water sports such as kayaking or paddle-boarding.

The pool deck offers a pool with a panoramic view, equipped with a counter-current swimming system, a pleasant solarium, an outdoor bar and lounge with armchairs and sofas.

A 200 m² main lounge which can accommodate all passengers to share convivial moments and to host activities organized during the day or evening.

Lastly, a theatre that seats 188, equipped with the latest sound and lighting technology, and a LED wall as the stage backdrop, for the projection of high-resolution images and videos.
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Cabin
Deluxe Stateroom
19 m² area featuring a 4m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
Cabin
Prestige Deck 4
19 m² area featuring a 4m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
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Prestige Deck 5
19 m² area featuring a 4m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
Cabin
Prestige Deck 6
19 m² area featuring a 4m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
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Deluxe Suite
27 m² area featuring, 6m² private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, 1 sofa, shower
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Prestige Suite Deck 5
38 m² area featuring an 8m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
Prestige Suite Deck 6
38 m² area featuring an 8m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
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Privilege Suite Deck 5
32 m² area featuring an 8m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
Privilege Suite Deck 6
32 m² area featuring an 8m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
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Grand Deluxe Suite
45 m² area featuring, 40m² private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Bathtub
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Owner's Suite
45 m² area featuring an 30m² Private balcony, individually-controlled air-conditioning, King-size bed or twin beds, Shower
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