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Create unforgettable memories aboard a deluxe Sea Cloud Cruise 

Hapag Lloyd cruises off many expedition sailings to Antarctica

Discover the Greek Islands aboard a Variety cruise

 Pontant cruises


 Join the Lyrial on an unforgettable cruise 

Deck Plan 

Le Lyrial Departures

 Ship Information

  Le Lyrial "From Athens to the Phocean City"
Le Ponant Cruise

Athens, Greece - Marseilles, France
October 13-20, 2015
  • From Athens, we set sail for Marseille city full of mysteries. LE LYRIAL slips effortlessly through the turquoise Mediterranean Sea.
  • Between Corsica, the Beauty Island and Sicily, the sunny Island discover the pearls of the Mediterranean aboard our new ship LE LYRIAL.
  • Revisit the Mediterranean, another look at Greece, Malta and Italy
  • Superb arrival in Valletta with its imposing fortress and discover the wild west coast of Sardinia.

Day & Port



Day 1 - Athens 
Embarkation between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm.



Day 1 - Corinth Canal crossing 



Day 2 - Zante 

12:00 pm

6:00 pm

Day 3 - At sea 



Day 4 - La Valetta 

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Day 5 - Porto Empedocle (Sicily) 

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Day 6 - Trapani (Sicily) 

8:00 am

1:00 pm

Day 7 - Alghero 

12:00 pm

6:00 pm

Day 8 - Marseille 

12:00 pm


 Cruise Fares
Special Savings up to 30%!  Contact us today & save! 

Fares listed are per person, based on double occupancy

Brochure Fare

Superior Stateroom


DeLuxe Stateroom


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6


Deluxe Suite


Prestige Suite - Deck 5


Privilege Suite


Grand Deluxe Suite


Grand Privilege Suite


Owner Suite


Safety and port taxes (for information purposes)


One Child (8-11 years old) sharing cabin with 2 adults


3rd adult Passenger in a Superior Stateroom


3rd Passenger in a Prestige Suite


Single supplement in cabin*

Starting at + 100%

Rates and discounts are per person based on  double occupancy and may be subject to fuel adjustement according to our terms and conditions. 

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The rates of our cruises are per person and include the following:

  • All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation)
  • Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
  • Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, a selection of white, red and rosé wines offered during meals; afternoon tea
  • Evening entertainment and events
  • Luggage transfer from pier to the ship and vice versa
  • Room service 24h (special selection)
  • English speaking lecturer on selected sailings.
  • Water sports activities (except scuba diving) using the ship’s equipment, when permitted by local authorities and confirmed by ship Master according to safety and sea conditions onsite
  • Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands...list available upon request),

Cruise rates don’t include:

  • Airport taxes (subject to modification) Port and safety taxes, environmental charges, landing and access fees to National Parks, special and/or Protected zones or sites subject to specific permits from National authorities and/or local communities (included only in cruise package sold in US/Canada)
  • Any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones mentioned in each “Cruise & Flights” package and for which details are available upon request.
  • Optional shore excursions or spa packages
  • Beverages other than the ones mentioned
  • Laundry services, hair salon and à la carte Spa treatments
  • Personal expenses, on board medical consultations and drug prescriptionsGratuities (included only in cruise package sold in US/Canada)
  • Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/medical insurance(s)
  • Visa fees, if applicable