Nordic Discoveries & Traditions
1 Mar - 11 Mar
10 Nights
8 Ports
Ponant

Nordic Discoveries & Traditions

1 March - 11 March 2024
Call us for prices - you'll never pay more than the price advertised by the cruise line

Duration

10 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Norway

Ports

8 Ports

Ship

Le Bellot of Ponant

1 March

Setting sail from Tromsø

Tromsø is often referred to as the Gateway to the Arctic. Its beauty astonishes new visitors with its magnificent views over the Tromsø strait. Tromsø's location, well within the Arctic Circle, means the summer months are lit by the Midnight Sun, a compensation for some rather long, dark winters. It is a wonderful city to explore on foot, wandering along the streets with their multi-coloured wooden houses. A must see is the amazing architecture of the Arctic cathedral, or perhaps take the cable car up to Mount Storsteinen (1382ft) for a fantastic view.

Our tip

Visit during June or July to see the Midnight Sun - take the cable car for a better view (we were impressed that it runs until past midnight, but do check).

2 March

Norway: Narvik

3 March

Norway: Reine

4 March

At sea

5 March

Norway: Hammerfest

6 March

Svalbard and Jan Mayen: Bjørnøya

7 March

Norway: Honningsvåg

8-9 March

Norway: Alta

10-11 March

Arriving in Tromsø

Don't miss

The Polar Museum, housed in a traditional wharf house, has a fascinating collection from the days of early polar exploration, and explorers such as Nansen and Amundsen.

The Ship

Your home from home

Ponant Explorers - Le Bougainville in Norway
Ponant - Le Laperouse - Suite de l'Armateur
Ponant - Le Champlain pool

Sleek and stylish, Ponant's wonderful Explorer yachts blend luxury and intimacy with a discreet elegance and tasteful décor.

What we love

Named after six of France's most famous explorers, Le Champlain, Le Lapérouse, Le Bougainville, Le Dumont d'Urville, Le Bellot and Le Jacques Cartier offer exciting and adventurous itineraries in the utmost comfort. Technologically advanced, with the latest in environmentally friendly hardware, the new ships embody Ponant's trademark élan and flair, with just 92 spacious rooms and suites, a stylish pool deck and an intimate, refined onboard ambience.

Capacity 184 Guests
Crew 110 Staff
Style Refined with a wonderful mix of a modern super yacht and nautical tradition, all with a French flair.
Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • All soft drinks
  • Tea, coffee and pastries
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Unlimited use of the Fitness Centre
  • Expedition by zodiac on selected sailings
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • One complimentary excursion per port beginning Winter 2024/25
More about Le Bellot

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Scandic Ishavshotel, Tromso, Norway

Our favourite hotel in Tromsø

The Scandic Ishavshotel has a great location on the quay so nearly all the rooms have magnificent views.

Coast around Tromso, Norway

Around Tromsø

Take a tour by RIB to see the beautiful islands and beaches of this remote region, lapped by Gulf Stream waters.

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Nordic Discoveries & Traditions

1 March - 11 March 2024
Call us for prices - you'll never pay more than the price advertised by the cruise line

Duration

10 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Norway

Ports

8 Ports

Ship

Le Bellot of Ponant

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Mundy Adventures is the intrepid little brother of Mundy Cruising plc, the UK's very first cruise specialist, and one of the leading companies in its field.

We specialise in travel by ship and have been doing so for over 50 years. By providing expert, personal service, insightful ideas and fascinating add-ons we aim to make your adventure holiday truly unique and special.

We're happy to do all of that on the telephone. But, if you prefer to chat face to face, then why not visit us at our comfortable offices on London's Russell Square - we'd be delighted to see you.

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