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Unforgettable Nice with Authentic Corsica

Ponant Le Bougainville
Date 1st Jul 22
Nights 10 Nights
1
Nice, France
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Nice. On arrival be transferred to your hotel for a three night stay.
2-3
Nice, France
The heart of the French Riviera is alive with expensive yachts, crystal clear waters and an abundance of glitz and glamour everywhere you look. Absorb yourself into the world of a celebrity and royalty as you stroll around the coast, taking in the stylish town of Nice. Visit one of the world famous art galleries and take in the works of Monet and Matisse or simply visit one of the many harbour cafés and admire the abundance of super yachts in this millionaires playground.
4
Nice, France
After check out be transferred to the port to board the Ponant's Le Bougainville for your seven night cruise.
5
Saint-Florent, Corsica
6
Bonifacio, Corsica
Today, the ship arrives at the hilltop fortress town of Bonifacio on the southern tip of the French island of Corsica. Step ashore and stroll around the charming Italian-style marina. Explore the narrow alleyways of the Citadel and discover the town's fascinating history at the museum at the 13th-century Bastion de l'Etendard. Venture up the 187 steps of L'Escalier du Roi d'Aragon which are carved into the cliff face. You can also spend time on the island's gorgeous beaches or take a boat trip to admire the natural beauty of the uninhabited Lavezzi Islands.
7
Gulf of Santa Manza, Corsica
8
Roccapina, Corsica
9
Parata Peninsula & Sanguinaires Islands
10
Calvi, Corsica
Today, you dock at Calvi — a chic port on Corsica. Step on land to find elegant brasseries and bistros serving fish couscous, lobster salad, and creative fiadone — a Corsican cheesecake made with lemon zest and alcohol. Relax on miles of white sand beside shallow water or look around the shops and enjoy the stunning views of surrounding mountains and pine forests. If you prefer, you can visit Genoese Citadel, which was a 15th-century military outpost that towers over the sea. Stroll along old town's alleys, tunnels and cobblestone streets before visiting the rumoured birthplace of Christopher Columbus.
11
Nice, France
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be transferred to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  •  Return flights from the UK
  •  FREE upgrade from coach to private overseas transfers
  •  3 night 4* charming central Nice hotel (Splendid Hotel & Spa Nice)
  •  FREE upgrade to Bed & Breakfast
  •  FREE hotel Wi-Fi
  •  7 night all-inclusive cruise onboard Le Bougainville
 
 Ship highlights... 
  •  Designed to combine discovery and exploration with luxury
  •  Refined open-to-the-sea design with sleek exterior lines
  •  Hi-tech equipment, an outdoor pool, a multisensorial underwater lounge & much more!
Why Book
Why Book
  • Absorb yourself into the world of a celebrity and royalty as you stroll around the coast, taking in the stylish town of Nice
  • While in Bonifacio explore the narrow alleyways of the Citadel and discover the town's fascinating history at the museum at the 13th-century Bastion de l'Etendard
  • Explore Calvi and stroll along old town's alleys, tunnels and cobblestone streets before visiting the rumoured birthplace of Christopher Columbus

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Background
Le Bougainville
Overview

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 third ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Bougainville 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.

Le Bougainville
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Food & Drink

As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard this new ship. Through its two restaurants, Le Bourgainville will invite you on a journey to elegance and epicureanism.

In a relaxed atmosphere, a first dining area located on Deck 3 and able to seat 70 will serve grilled meats daily, along with a variety of salads and desserts.

To the back of Deck 4, you will find a 260 m² panoramic restaurant which can accommodate all of our passengers in a single sitting. Designed differently∘ to that on our other ships, this dining area, which opens onto the outside, will have a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses∘ at your disposal. Our discreet and attentive crew will provide table service for hot meals.

Entertainment

Like Le Boréal and its sisterships, Le Bougainville has many common areas that are designed and equipped to meet all of your needs while preserving∘ the intimacy of each passenger.

A 140 m² reception area includes:

  • A reception/concierge desk,
  • An excursions desk,
  • The ship’s administrative services,
  • The sales office, manned by our Guest Relations Officer,
  • Our 50 m² boutique which sells clothing, jewellery, beauty products, postcards and various accessories,
  • Toilets accessible to passengers with reduced∘ mobility.

A new hydraulic platform with adjustable height provides:

  • Easier boarding than on any other cruise ship,
  • Easier Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions,
  • Easier access to the sea for swimming∘ and practising various water sports such as kayaking or paddle-boarding.
  • A pool deck offering:
  • A pool with a panoramic view, equipped with a counter-current swimming system,
  • A pleasant solarium,
  • An outdoor bar and lounge with armchairs and sofas.

A 200 m² main lounge which can accommodate all of our passengers to share convivial moments and to host activities organised∘ during the day or evening.

Lastly, a theatre that seats 188, equipped with:

  • The latest sound and lighting technology,
  • A LED wall as the stage backdrop, for the projection of high-resolution images and videos.

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Health & Fitness

As your cruise provides the perfect setting for you to take care of yourself, PONANT has partnered with the famous French beauty house SOTHYS Paris™ to offer you a series of luxury treatments and create a space that is entirely devoted to your well-being.

Kids & Teens

Please note: There are no designated children's facilities on board.

Terms & Conditions
Advertised offers based on 2 sharing the lowest category stateroom/cabin/suite unless otherwise stated. Single supplements apply. All offers subject to availability and can change without notice and may go up or down in price. All offers are correct at time of send. Pricing is based on the cheapest UK airport or port departure and travelling dates. Promotional discounts and savings offered by the operator can change without notice. For destinations requiring visas are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) travelling and Hays Travel cannot accept any liability for declined entries. Further terms and conditions may apply. For more details and up to date pricing please contact Hays Travel. All images are for illustration purpose only.
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