For the very first time, PONANT is offering a short new 5-day cruise in the Mediterranean. Perfect for a short break that is rich in discoveries. From Sicily to the Greek coast, experience exceptional moments discovering fascinating sites.
Le Bougainville will leave Palermo, capital of Sicily. Its magnificent cathedral, churches and palaces, representative of Arab-Norman influences, are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Your ship will then cross the Ionian Sea towards the Delphisanctuary of Greek gods which you will reach via Itea. Delphi is located on a grandiose site that is one of Greece's most beautiful natural landscapes. You will walk in the footsteps of the pilgrims of old, who came here to consult the famous oracle.
You will sail along the astonishing Corinth Canal, a famous sea channel dug out by men in the 19th century and arrive in Nafplion, the departure point for visiting the famous Epidaurus Theatre and the Mycenae site, listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Your cruise will end in Athens, the mythical city dominated by the Acropolis and its monuments that form the most extraordinary architectural and artistic collection bequeathed by Ancient Greece to the rest of the world.