Andalousia, Madeira & Canary Islands
* Subject to availability
• A cruise from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic to discover the treasures of three major cultures: Spain, Morocco and Portugal;
• The Andalusian city of Cadiz, one of the oldest cities in the Western Mediterranean, will open its doors to you;
• Discovering Madeira, a lush garden-island in the Atlantic, as well as Porto Santo, which is smaller and unspoilt;
• The volcanic Canary Islands, where the climate is tropical and the sun shines year round.
Return flight included
- Staterooms & Suites
- LE CHAMPLAIN
- Port of call & excursions
- Cruise Package
- Guest(s) Lecturer(s)
- Pre/Post & Overlands
Staterooms & Suites
Deluxe Stateroom €3,630 Not Available Prestige stateroom Deck 4 €3,820 Not Available Prestige stateroom Deck 5 €3,930 Not Available Prestige Deck 6 €4,030 Not Available Deluxe Suite Deck 3 €5,320 Not Available Deluxe Suite Deck 5 €5,320 Not Available Deluxe Suite Deck 4 €5,320 Not Available Deluxe Suite Deck 6 €5,320 Not Available Prestige Suite Deck 5 €7,500 Not Available Prestige Suite Deck 6 €7,720 Not Available Privilege Suite Deck 6 €7,940 Not Available Privilege Suite Deck 5 €7,940 Not Available Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5 €8,170 Not Available Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6 €8,170 Not Available Owner's Suite €8,400 Not Available
There are no staterooms available for booking. Please contact our cruise advisors.
Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed staterooms, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 staterooms and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience.
As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Champlain will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort.
Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service.
Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.
Port of call & excursions
MalagaEmbarkation 01/11/2018 from 16H00 to 17H00 . Departure 01/11/2018 at 18H00 .
A historical and festive town, Malaga is located in Andalusia, on the Costa del Sol. Between the marina and the beaches, you can stroll at your leisure along the seaside promenade of la Farola. Look out for the Malahgueta bullring, set slightly further back. From the hill overlooking the old town, you’ll see Gibralfaro castle and the Alcazaba, two fortified ensembles rising out from the cypresses and maritime pines. To visit Pablo Picasso’s birthplace, first make for the courtly plaza de la Merced. A few streets back from here, you can explore the museum dedicated to the artist, in the Buenavista palace.
2 November 2018 – CadizArrival 02/11/2018 at 08H00 . Departure 02/11/2018 at 19H00 .
Andalusia’s Cadiz is located on the Costa de la Luz, in the south-west of Spain. From the beaches of Cortadura, to the flamenco bars of Santa Maria, through the colourful streets of la Viña, you will be amazed by this city, which is both steeped in history and extremely festive. In the medieval El Pópulo district, you will stroll along covered passages in the narrow gaps between houses. You will also be able to mosey around the lush Mina square. The star of the show is the magnificent cathedral and its dome crowned with yellow porcelain, presiding above the Ocean.
3 November 2018 – CasablancaArrival 03/11/2018 at 12H00 . Departure 03/11/2018 at 22H00 .
Situated along the Atlantic coast, Casablanca is the very image of contemporary Morocco: Westernised and cosmopolitan. Exploring the architectural heritage of the “White City” tells you all you need to know about its cultural and historical diversity. Breathtaking highlights include the majestic Hassan II Mosque, considered to be one of the greatest religious buildings in the world. You can explore the narrow alleys of the old Medina, which stand in sharp contrast to the surrounding modern architecture. To get the most from the seafront, the Ain Diab Corniche provides a pleasant place for strolling with easy access to the beach.
4 November 2018 – At seaArrival 04/11/2018 . Departure 04/11/2018 .
During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.
5 November 2018 – Porto Santo, archipelago of MadeiraArrival 05/11/2018 at 11H00 . Departure 05/11/2018 at 19H00 .
Porto Santo Island is a Portuguese island situated fifty kilometres northeast of Madeira Island in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the most beautiful, peace and quiet islands in Europe, and its long sandy beaches and ochre-yellow coloured soil earned it the name of “Golden Island”. Due to these various shades of brown and yellow, Porto Santo has a beauty of its own and is very different to Madeira. The island was discovered by the Portuguese in 1418 who appreciated its sheltered anchorage. Christopher Columbus the famous explorer lived on Porto Santo for a while.
6 November 2018 – Funchal, MadeiraArrival 06/11/2018 at 07H00 . Departure 06/11/2018 at 13H00 .
This attractive capital of Madeira is located on the southern coast of the island. The walkways of the old town are lined with azulejos, or multi-coloured mosaics. If you follow these patterns, they’ll lead you to the appetising Mercado dos Lavradores market stands, the Frederico de Freitas museum, and the golden panelling of the Cathedral de la Sé. Along the waterfront, the palm tree-shaded promenade leads you to the teleféricos de Monte, Madeira's cable cars. Its panoramic cabins transport you over the city to top of Monte, where you can see the picturesque botanical garden.
7 November 2018 – Arrecife de Lanzarote, Canary IslandsArrival 07/11/2018 at 13H30 . Departure 07/11/2018 at 19H00 .
Established on a coast sprinkled with cliffs, Arrecife has a pleasant beach and a lagoon full of charm, Charca of San Ginés, where the fishermen anchor their boats. The city also proposes places fed by history and culture, such as the castle San Gabriel, former fort of defense of the city.
Santa Cruz de TenerifeDisembarkation 08/11/2018 at 08H00 .
The capital city of Tenerife is located on the north-east coast of the island. Close to the port is the monumental Plaza de España, bedecked with a fountain and plant sculptures. Around the plaza, you can admire the white marble Triunfo de la Candelaria obelisk, the historic casino of Santa Cruz and the majestic Guimerà theatre. Not far from here, the picturesque Iglesia de la Concepción church features the characteristic traits of Canaries architecture.
The information below is current but subject to change at any time without advance notice from government authorities. Please consult your respective government agencies for visa and health information.
Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the completion of your trip. Passport must contain at least two completely clear, blank, unused visa pages for each visa required, not including any amendment pages. Visa pages with stains or ink from other pages in the passport are not usable. Guests who deviate from the scheduled embarkation or disembarkation port should research the foreign entry requirements for the port country. Due to government regulations, regrettably, Ponant will have to deny boarding to any guest who fails to obtain the appropriate travel documentation for this trip.
Warning about the use of drones: the use of drones aboard PONANT ships, whether they are sailing at sea, at a port of call or anchored, is strictly forbidden. The use of drones on land in the Arctic and Antarctic regions is also strictly forbidden by international polar regulations. In other regions, it may be possible to use drones on land if permission has been obtained from the relevant authorities of each country and each region travelled through, as well as a pilot’s licence that should be obtained from your home country. Passengers are responsible for obtaining these permits; they should be able to present them at all times. Passengers who do not obtain these authorisations expose themselves to the risk of legal proceedings.
Scenic drive+ transfer to the airport + flight Tenerife/Paris
For your serenity, PONANT selects a flight and organizes the transfers between the port and the airport (or vice versa). This package is included in your cruise fare.
The disembarkation day - Santa Cruz de Tenerife / Paris
Meet & greet at the port by our local English-speaking representative.
Scenic drive followed by a transfer to the airport on time for check-in the flight Tenerife/Paris selected by PONANT.
- Flights included in the programme are in economy class.
- Detailed programme including flight schedule will be provided with your travel document.
- For passengers in transit in Paris, we recommend that you stay one night in Paris after the flight and connection.
- Package subject to availability.
- This programme is subject to change.
To know your PONANT flight schedule, please contact your travel advisor; it is also indicated on your electronic ticket included in your travel documents.
Passengers must check in at least two hours before flight departure time.
François de Closets
Language spoken : French
Photo credit: Catherine Gugelmann
Possibility of withdrawal in case of force majeure.
Pre/Post & Overlands
Before your cruise
Flight From Paris (Economic Class) + Lunch and Stroll in the Streets of Malaga (Pre)
Per person, based on double occupancy