Tales from the collective memory
Interview with Captain Devorsin
Meet the Innu
From myth to reality
A journey to the origins of the Earth
Tales from a unique scouting trip in Quebec
They say that travel is the best way to grow… and Tom would agree. Accustomed to travelling the world, the young man set off on a PONANT expedition that would hold many surprises for him.
Capturing the beauty of the moment
Cruise memories from a hedonist like no other…
A pioneer endowed with unlimited curiosity
Meet Daniel Cron, scientific coordinator on board Le Commandant Charcot
Marguerite dreamed for years of meeting emperor penguins. Her dream finally came true aboard Le Commandant Charcot!
5 questions to Captain Étienne Garcia
“It is almost like going to another planet”
PONANT designs a polar trek through the immense icy expanses of the Far North
The international research station in Ny-Ålesund, Norway
Innovative cooperation for an immersive experience
Exploring the Southern Ocean to better understand climate change
A magical stopover at the gateway to Antarctica
Exploration and completeness
The biggest fjord in the world
The adventurer’s dream job
Discover the southern world as seasons go by
Introducing Julien Alex, glaciologist and polar guide
4,000 years of Greenlandic culture
Adventure and authenticity
A scientific and human adventure
A filmmaker at the intersection of images, science and emotions
A sea of ice, at the very edge of the South Pole
It’s more about the mind than the body
A winning combo of tourism and research
Career path of two experts in polar navigation
An encounter with an expedition leader aboard Le Commandant Charcot
Discover the log of the newest member of the PONANT fleet
Of Dogs and Men
Trial run through the ice for Le Commandant Charcot
Five great features!
A ship designed for the Poles
Follow in the footsteps of legendary polar explorers
Full-scale field tests
The Far North, between myth and reality.
Discover the eternal magic of the poles.
When it comes to once-in-a-lifetime journeys, they don’t get much better than this. Picture this: a festive season spent sailing the infinite surreal landscapes of Antarctica, and swapping the crowds of people gift shopping for seals or penguins relaxing atop the ice. As if you needed any more convincing, here are our top reasons to plan for a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas or New Year celebratory polar expedition cruise to enjoy a special stress-free holiday packed full of outstanding memories.
Each destination offers its own unique treasures
Five routes to the Arctic. Who has not dreamed of someday reaching the ends of the Earth?
Venture to the wild, unspoiled expanses of the Antarctic. Reach the extreme lands of the Arctic. Give yourself the opportunity to go on “the trip of a lifetime” with our polar expeditions.
In recent years, the North Pole has become a barometer of the global environment: so fragile and, paradoxically, such immense power. Everything here is raw, natural and in stark contrast: a pure, unsullied continent of ice resting on an inky black sea. And at the heart of this dialogue between land and sea, the wildlife, superlative in its untamed splendour. A tale of a singular and unique expedition.
A trip to Antarctica to understand the global environmental situation
A profile of Jean-Baptiste Charcot and Sir Ernest Shackleton
Why and how should you set sail for Antarctica?
Discovering the untamed nature of the Svalbard archipelago
5 vital accessories to take with you
Introducing the Inuit
The essential steps involved in designing cruises to unexplored coasts and shores
Encounter with a committed woman, between scientific research and teaching.
So if your heart can’t decide between the Arctic and the Antarctic, follow our guide!
An encounter with a multi-talented explorer
Interview with Florence Kuyper and Delphine Aurès