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Table Mountain and Cape Town Harbour, South Africa
$4,060
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Along the South-African coastline

Cape Town to Durban - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Visit Robben Island
  • Discover Cape of Good Hope
  • Admire Africa's natural beauty
  • Explore Phezulu Safari Park
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
At the crossroadsof the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, embark aboardLe Lyrialon a9-day cruisebetweenCape Town, mother-city of the country, dominated by Table Mountain, andDurban, a cosmopolitan seaside city. Thisjourney in South Africa allows you to discoverPort Elizabeth, nicknamed "the friendly …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$16,808
Savings
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Beyond the Polar Circle

18 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Enjoy unique lectures onboard
  • Cross the Polar Circle
  • Observe magnificent landscapes
  • Discover Antarctica's wildlife
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Le Lyrial in Ushuaia and embark on a spectacular 18-day voyage across Antarctica. Set sail for theFalkland Islands, whose wild beauty is sure to captivate you.This subantarctic region formed by an underwater mountain chain is home to a diverse and wild fauna.King penguins, fur seals and …
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The caryatids of the Erechteion temple overlooking Athens
$4,410
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Civilizations and Mythologies cruise from Jordan to Greece

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover archaeological sites
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Enjoy sailing in the Red Sea
  • Cross the Suez Canal
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day will take take you on an expedition to explore the archaeological and historical sites, the reason for so many mythology stories. EnjoytheGreat Pyramids of Egyptand the newGrand Egyptian Museum of Cairo.Then get ready for an old medieval town, built by the Knights of St John, which is …
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A coastal town on the Adriatic Sea
$4,440
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Cultural Jewels of the Adriatic from Athens to Venice

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Enjoy a kid-friendly, family cruise
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Cross the Corinth Canal
  • Discover the wonders of Adriatic
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 10-day cruise exploresarchaeological sites, UNESCOWorld Heritage Sites, as well asa bay surrounded by wooded mountains. Get your camera ready to take pictures of unforgettable medieval architecture, andremarkable monuments attesting to a rich history, from the Roman Empire to Byzantine Italy. …
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View from Accademia Bridge on Grand Canal in Venice
$3,910
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Dalmatian Shores

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover wonders of the Adriatic
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Cross the Corinth Canal
  • Visit Stari Grad
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail from Athens, to discover the Mediterranean and the Adriatic. Follow a memorable crossing of the Corinth Canal and make a first port of call at Itea. Reach Montenegroafter sailing in the Bay of Kotor,which is strangely reminiscent of Norwegian fjords. The city of Kotor nestles in a bay …
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Albatross cruising the Drake Passage to Antarctica
$10,230
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Emblematic Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Embark on Zodiacs
  • Visit research and whaling stations
  • Look out for wildlife
  • Marvel at the dynamic landscapes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The start of your cruise will be marked by the crossing of the mythicalDrake Passage, during which you will probably be escorted by several albatrosses and Cape petrels, the sentinels of these often-choppy waters. Then,then reach theWhite Continent, the realm of the unexpected. Weather and ice …
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An aerial view of Cape Town
$10,573
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From Antarctica to Africa

23 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover emblematic Antarctic sites
  • Marvel at abundant wildlife
  • Explore unique and isolated islands
  • Tour the port city of Cape Town
  • Enjoy guided zodiac adventures
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover this new voyage between Ushuaia, located in the mythical Tierra del Fuego and commonly regarded as the southernmost city in the world, and Cape Town, South Africa at the entrance gate of the Cape of Good Hope. Embark on a 23-day expedition cruise, including the Falkland Islands and South …
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Lisbon, Portugal
$5,180
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From Lisbon to Barcelona: Musical Portugal & Spain

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Enjoy a musical cruise
  • Discover Spain & Portugal history
  • Explore the Balearic Islands
  • Experience Motril
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Lisbon,the Portuguese capital. There are two UNESCO World Heritage monuments, the monastery of Jerónimos and the Belém Tower,on the banks of the River Tagus. Enjoy Alteaand its beautiful churchLa Mare de Déu del Consol("Our Lady of Solace"), easily …
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Traditional cycladic house, Oia Village
$4,020
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From the city of Gods to the Serenissima

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover the wonders of Adriatic
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Explore four countries
  • Sail in the Bay of Kotor
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Thevoyage begins in Athens the city of the gods and the great philosophers dominated by the Acropolis. The unique Santorini, one of the pearls of the Cyclades awaits you, unfurling the grandiose circle of its caldera. After calling at Nafplion, an opportunity to visit the superb Ancient Theatre of …
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Quiet early morning in Venice's canals
$4,340
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From Venice to Rome

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Enjoy the Adriatic landscapes
  • Discover the Amalfi Coast
  • Visit Reggio de Calabre
  • Visit Dubrovnik's historic old town
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
DiscoverHvar, the most famous and attractive of the Adriatic islands. Ringed by ramparts, the town has many remarkable monuments including its elegant cathedral, old arsenal and aristocratic palaces. A UNESCO World Heritage Site,Dubrovnikwill charm you with its palaces, elegant buildings, cloisters …
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Mahe - Morne Seychellois National Park
$9,010
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Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover many cities on your cruise
  • Explore idyllic landscapes
  • Enjoy outings and shore visits
  • Visit Madagascar
Activities:
Adventure Options, Helicopter Tour, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day cruise will starts inPort LouisinMauritius Further on, on the small island of Alphonse, you will have the opportunity to go snorkeling and scuba diving to among the brightly-colored sea life, before reaching theGlorioso Islands.Your ship will then set sail forMadagascar, the island …
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Dramatic sunset over La Digue Island in the Seychelles
$9,010
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Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius - Mahe to Port Louis

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover many cities on your cruise
  • Explore idyllic landscapes
  • Enjoy outings and shore visits
  • Visit Madagascar
Activities:
Adventure Options, Helicopter Tour, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-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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Plaza in Lisbon, Portugal
$3,930
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Ocean Voyage: Lisbon - Montevideo

18 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Observe endless horizons
  • Admire waves from the upper deck
  • Keep fit in the spa
  • Discover sailing techniques
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 18-day ocean cruise is made forlovers, dreamers, and keen observers who wish to be a part of endless horizons. This is a non-stop journey, 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 admire the waves from the upper …
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Mount Etna looms over an Italian town
$3,440
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Rome & Antique Treasures

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover Naples in Campania
  • Explore the architecture of Catania
  • View the harmonious island Sifnos
  • Make discoveries in Kalamata
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Le Lyrial for an unforgettable cruise, starting in Civitavecchia, Rome,visit the baroque churches, the romantic plazas and the ancient palaces in the Naples. When you reach Lipari, you will discover the amazing sight of theStromboli volcano, an active volcano whose crater regularly erupts …
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Italy's incredible architecture and scenery
$3,440
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Shores of the Adriatic and Italy

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Enjoy the magician Alain Choquette
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Explore the theatre of Taormina
  • Tour on a kid-friendly cruise
Activities:
Adventure Options, Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover unforgettable towns and sites along the Adriatic coasts of Croatia, Italy, and Sicily. Board the luxurious Le Lyrial to sail to picturesque islands where colorful tropical flowers abound, contrasting marvelously with the peaks of volcanic mountains. Explore magnificent UNESCO World …
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Scenic view of Table Mountain
$3,860
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South Africa & Namibia

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Visit Robben Island
  • Explore Phezulu Safari Park
  • Discover the Namib coastal desert
  • See Kruger National Park by safari
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
At the crossroads of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean, embark aboardLeLyrialon a9-day cruisebetweenDurban, a cosmopolitan seaside city, andWalvis Bay, at the heart of theNamib desert. DiscoverPort Elizabeth, nicknamed "the friendly city" for its welcoming inhabitants, andCape Town, …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$18,830
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The Antarctic Odyssey

21 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover the South Orkney Islands
  • Admire the Falkland Islands' beauty
  • Observe unique wildlife
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Starting with a navigation to theFalkland Islands, this cruise is the perfect opportunity to experience the wild beauty and lush moors are sure of this captivating region, before heading toSouth Georgia, its impressive glaciers and its black-sand beaches where large colonies ofking penguinshave …
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Korcula Island
$4,210
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The Best of Croatia

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Explore the medieval town of Split
  • Tour Dubrovnik
  • Visit Pula's ancient amphitheater
  • Wander the streets of Rovinj
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Venice, set sail for Croatia and its many hidden treasures on this 8-day voyage. Le Lyrial slips effortlessly through the turquoise Adriatic Sea, wending her way between necklaces of islands dotted here and there off the Dalmatian Coast. There are cities which thrive on their legend – …
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Dramatic sunset over La Digue Island in the Seychelles
$8,080
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The Scattered Islands & the Seychelles

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Visit Aldabra Atoll
  • Discover the Scattered Islands
  • Dive & snorkel in the Seychelles
  • Explore the Indian Ocean's waters
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 16-day cruise aboard Le Lyrial, relax on idyllic beaches, visit must-see sites, and meet local communities. Surrender to the unique charm of the Scattered Islands, tiny specks that are part of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands. This beautiful archipelago with very few inhabitants is …
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White buildings on the Island Of Paros
$4,020
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Treasures of the Aegean Sea - From Istanbul to Athens

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Cruise in the Aegean Sea
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Discover unspoiled Greek Islands
  • Explore Athens after your cruise
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day cruise explores the treasures of the Aegean Sea. Discover volcanic islands, green and lush islands andunique landscapes combining white sandy beaches and rocky coves.Like an open-air museum, Delos offers unique testimony of the civilizations that followed one another in the Aegean …
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Sifnos Island, Greece
$3,830
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Treasures of the Peloponnese

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Enjoy a kid-friendly, family cruise
  • Explore the Peloponnese
  • Visit 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Tour Athens
Activities:
Adventure Options, Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark from Athens to explore the Peloponnese region of Greece. Stop atSifnosin the Cyclades and discover this harmonious island's gentle landscapes and rich endemic flora. From the main port of Kamares, set off to the picturesque fortified village of Kastro, sitting atop a hill overlooking the …
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2019
EmbarksDays 
Oct 078From Lisbon to Barcelona: Musical Portugal & Spain
2020
EmbarksDays 
Feb 0918Beyond the Polar Circle
Mar 179Along the South-African coastline
Mar 2516The Scattered Islands & the Seychelles
Apr 0914Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius - Mahe to Port Louis
Apr 2214Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius
May 158Civilizations and Mythologies cruise from Jordan to Greece
May 228From the city of Gods to the Serenissima
May 298The Best of Croatia
Jun 058The Best of Croatia
Jun 128The Best of Croatia
Jun 198The Best of Croatia
Jul 108Treasures of the Aegean Sea - From Istanbul to Athens
Jul 178Treasures of the Peloponnese
Jul 248Dalmatian Shores
Jul 318Shores of the Adriatic and Italy
Aug 078Rome & Antique Treasures
Aug 1410Cultural Jewels of the Adriatic from Athens to Venice
Aug 288The Best of Croatia
Sep 048The Best of Croatia
Oct 028From Venice to Rome
Oct 2318Ocean Voyage: Lisbon - Montevideo
Nov 0921The Antarctic Odyssey
Nov 2812Emblematic Antarctica
2021
EmbarksDays 
Jan 2912Emblematic Antarctica
Feb 0812Emblematic Antarctica
Feb 1818Beyond the Polar Circle
Mar 0623From Antarctica to Africa
Apr 219South Africa & Namibia
Max Passengers: 264
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Chic and elegant, with a yacht-like ambiance, passengers aboard the stylish Le Lyrial will notice the signature of the Ponant cruise line - a refined atmosphere highlighted by comfort, elegance, and attentive French service. Like her sister ships, Le Lyrial comprises 7 decks with just 122 stylish staterooms that give passengers the feeling they are on a private yacht with all of the modern amenities and creature comforts that you would expect from bigger cruise ships. Launched in 2015, Le Lyrial is one of the newest, most modern luxury cruise ships sailing worldwide.

The main restaurant serves French and international cuisine accompanied by fine wines served by attentive French staff. The outdoor dining area, the "Grill", features buffet-style cuisine with panoramic views. 

When you are ready to retire for the evening or just take a short siesta, you will find that your luxurious stateroom reflects authentic French elegance and sophistication. A minibar and private bathroom in each suite complement the comfortable accommodations.

Standard suites are 290 square feet (18 square meters) with luxurious upgrades featuring the Owner's Suite at 485 square feet (45 square meters). 

Deck 3: Restaurant
Deck 4: Main Lounge, Reception Desk, Boutique, Cabins
Deck 5: Theater, Cabins
Deck 6: Gym, Spa, Sun Deck
Deck 7: Pool, Restaurant, Library, Panoramic Lounge, Solarium

Each of the decadent suites offers guests individually controlled air conditioning, WiFi, 24-hour room service, French bath accessories, a hairdryer, bath robes, flat screen TV, and all of the appointments of a modern ocean liner. 

Guests will also delight in the public amenities designed with relaxation in mind, especially the pool, spa, and various panoramic lounges. The main lounge even features a dance floor and live music in addition to perfectly concocted cocktails and afternoon tea. 
Cabins on the Le Lyrial
Superior Stateroom
Individually-controlled A/C, en suite shower, desk, Wi-Fi access, TV, and stereo.
Cabins on the Le Lyrial
Deluxe Stateroom
28 cabins, 200 sq. ft. + 43 sq. ft. balcony located on Deck 3. Individually-controlled A/C, en suite shower, desk, Wi-Fi access, TV, and stereo.
Cabins on the Le Lyrial
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4
35 cabins, 200 sq. ft. + 43 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually-controlled A/C, en suite shower, Wi-Fi access, TV, and stereo.
Cabins on the Le Lyrial
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5
37 cabins, 200 sq. ft. + 43 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually-controlled A/C, en suite shower, Wi-Fi access, TV, and stereo.
Cabins on the Le Lyrial
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6
1 cabin, 200 sq. ft. + 43 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually-controlled A/C, en suite shower, Wi-Fi access, TV, and stereo.
Cabins on the Le Lyrial
Deluxe Suite
3 cabins on Deck 6, 290 sq. ft. + 54 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually-controlled A/C, en suite shower, sofa, armchair and pedestal table, Wi-Fi access, TV, and stereo.
Cabins on the Le Lyrial
Prestige Suite - Deck 5
11 cabins, 398 sq. ft + 86 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually controlled A/C, ensuite bathroom with shower, desk, sofa, armchair & table, 2 TVs, stereo, Satellite telephone, Wi-Fi access.
Privilege Suite on the Le Lyrial
Privilege Suite
8 cabins, 398 sq. ft + 86 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually controlled A/C, ensuite bathroom with shower, desk, sofa, armchair & table, 2 TVs, stereo, Satellite telephone, Wi-Fi access.
Cabins on the Le Lyrial
Grand Deluxe Suite
1 cabin, 484 sq. ft. + 96 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually controlled A/C, ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi and shower, desk, TV, stereo, Satellite telephone, Wi-Fi access.
Grand Privilege Suite on the Le Lyrial
Grand Privilege Suite
7 cabins, 398 sq. ft. + 86 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually controlled A/C, ensuite bathroom with bathtub and shower, desk, minibar, TV, stereo, Satellite telephone, Wi-Fi access.
Owner's Suite on the Le Lyrial
Owner Suite
On Deck 6, 592 sq. ft. + 129 sq. ft. private balcony. Individually controlled A/C, ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi and shower, desk, sofa, table with 4 chairs, armchair and table, 2 televisions, stereo, Satellite telephone, Wi-Fi access.
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