Yorkshire Times
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Phil Hopkins
Group Travel Editor & Theatre Correspondent
12:00 AM 12th May 2024

Breaking The Ice This Summer

Fancy a summer cruise with a difference………abroad the world’s only luxury icebreaker.

PONANT is offering a range of itineraries for Summer 2024 including, for the adventurous, time on board Le Commandant Charcot and the opportunity to explore some of Greenland’s more remote, frozen waters.

On board to shed light on the uniqueness of these polar regions are experts like renowned French adventurer, Laurence de La Ferrière, award-winning writer, Isabelle Groc, or Ulyana Horodyskyj Peña, head of science communication at the Climate Adaptation Science Center of the University of Colorado Boulder.

Cruises include:

Northeast Greenland’s Unexplored Sea Ice
Reykjavik-Reykjavik, 2 sailings on Le Commandant Charcot, on 28 May and 11 June 2024, 15 days – 14 nights
From €21,260
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Far from the busy routes, the company also invites guests to explore the fjords and glaciers of Spitsbergen, Greenland, and the Baffin Sea.

Fjords and Glaciers of Spitsbergen
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen-Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, 9 sailings on Le Lyrial and Le Boréal, between 4 June and 23 July 2024, 8 days – 7 nights
From €9,360 – Find more about these voyages

Expedition to the Thule Region
Kangerlussuaq-Kangerlussuaq, 2 sailings on Le Boréal, on 20 July and 5 August 2024, 17 days – 16 nights
From €17,880 – Find more about these voyages

Baffin Bay Secrets
Kangerlussuaq-Kangerlussuaq, on Le Boréal, from 7 to 20 July 2024, 14 days – 13 nights
From €15,840 – Find more about this voyage

Greenland of Great Explorers
Longyearbyen, Spitzbergen-Kangerlussuaq, on Le Boréal, from 23 June to 7 July, 15 days – 14 nights
From €13,850 – Find more about this voyage

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