Fall in love with the treasures of the Mediterranean.

Why sail the Mediterranean with PONANT?

From postcard-perfect Mediterranean beaches to majestic Scandinavian fjords, Europe is a land of innumerable treasures. For those looking for an alternative to big-ship cruising, PONANT offers authentic, intimate travel experiences in breathtaking destinations around the world. Discover an entirely new kind of cruising – the French way – and here’s why:


  • Discover 8 Mediterranean countries: Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Malta, Montenegro and Turkey.
  • The discovery of 4 regions: the Adriatic, Greece & the Aegean Sea, the Red Sea and the Black Sea.
  • Discovery of 3 great Ancient Civilisations (Greek, Roman and Egyptian), of wonderful landscapes like the Amalfi Coast or the white hilltop villages in the Cyclades.
  • Numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Beautiful sailings: Bay of Kotor, the crossing of the Corinth Canal, the mythical Suez Canal, the Dardanelles Strait.
  • New ports of call on the shores of the Black Sea in Bulgaria, Ukraine and Turkey.

BOOK now and save up to 30%* on the selected Mediterranean Cruises…. 

The Best of Croatia


8 days onboard Le Lyrinal 

Discover the beauty of the Adriatic with PONANT on an exceptional 8-day cruise in Croatia. Fall under the spell of the hidden treasures of the Croatian coast and its turquoise waters.

Destinations and Highlights

Venice – Korčula – Dubrovnik – Montenegro – Bay of Kotor – Hvar – Pula – Rovinj – Venice

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the lagoon of Venice, the old town of Dubrovnik and Kotor, the cathedral St Jacques in Šibenik, the Diocletian’s Palace in Split.
  • Discover during one single cruise 7 Croatian cities, amazing for their cultural and historic heritage and their charm.
  • In Montenegro, sailing in the bay of Kotor and a one-day stop in the town of Kotor.
  • The opportunity to (re)discover Venice, the City of the Doges before or after your cruise.

Treasures of Greece and Ancient Egypt


8 nights onboard Le Jacques Cartier

Discover major ancient sites from the great civilisations that were spread across the Mediterranean and contributed to shape our modern world.

Destinations and Highlights

Athens – Patmos – Rhodes – Suez Canal – Ain Soukhna – Eliat – Aqaba

  • An amazing Mediterranean cruise, on the steps of two major ancient civilisations: Greece and Egypt
  • Unesco World Heritage sites: the Acropolis in Athens (embarkation port), the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos, the medieval city of Rhodes, the Great Pyramids of Giza from Ain Sukhna, from Eilat the majestic fortress of Massada looming over the Dead Sea, Petra and Wadi Rum from Aqaba.
  • Crossing the mythical Suez Canal.
  • Port of call in Ain Sukhna in the Red Sea, gate to the marvels of Ancient Egypt: the Great Pyramids in Giza and the Sphinx, the stepped pyramid of Djoser, the famous Rameses Colossus.

Secrets of the Greek Islands 


9 days onboard Le Lyrial

Avec la présence exceptionnelle à bord d’Alain Choquette.   Sail the Aegean Sea with PONANT and set off to discover Greece and its famous islands: the Cyclades and the Dodecanese Islands.

Destinations and Highlights

Athens – Symi – Patmos – Karavostasis – Santorini – Delos – Mykonos – Paros – Hydra – Nafplion – Athens

  • A kid-friendly, family cruise, with specific entertainment.
  • The magician Alain Choquette will be on board.
  • A cruise in the Aegean Sea to discover the Greek Islands.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Acropolis in Athens (embarkation port), the Mycenae ruins and the Epidaurus theatre (from Napflion), Delos, the sacred island, the monastery of Saint John and the Cave of the Apocalypse in Patmos.
  • Discover the pearls of the Cyclades: Folegandros, Paros, Delos, Mykonos and their ancient ruins, typical landscapes and beaches.
  • Exceptional sailing in the Santorini caldera.

Express your interest!

Emotional encounters and exclusive itineraries, we invite you on board PONANT to experience unforgettable moments. Contact FBI Travel (03) 8573 0900 or email enquires@fbitravel.com.au 

*Terms and Conditions: Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 30%off the public rates, per person, based on double occupancy. Speak to FBI Travel for further details. 

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