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  Le Lyrial Inaugural Voyage
Le Ponant Cruise

Venice, Italy - Venice, Italy 
May 9-16, 2015 
 
  • LE LYRIAL slips effortlessly through the turquoise Adriatic Sea, wending her way between necklaces of islands dotted here and there off the Dalmatian Coast.
  • You will be exploring the wild beauty and pearls of the Adriatic: ancient ruins, a wealth of art, and timeless cities just waiting to be discovered, such as Dubrovnik, Kotor and Rovinj
 
Day & Port Arrival Departure
Day 1 - Venice 
Embarkation from 4.30pm to 5.30pm

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19:00

Day 2 - Split 
An ancient cosmopolitan city and former imperial residence, Split is justifiably proud of its 1700 years of history and fame, acquired thanks to the palace built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Within the impressively preserved walls, the Imperial Mausoleum today serves as the cathedral, and Gothic and Renaissance palaces are supported by the vaults and columns of ancient buildings. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Diocletian’s Palace reveals thermal baths, alleyways and courtyards in the heart of a labyrinth where Pharaonic Egypt, Ancient Rome and the Renaissance exist side by side in perfect harmony.

13:30

23:59

Day 3 - Korcula 
Vineyards, olive groves and aromatic woodlands are dotted all over Korkula Island, in between hidden coves of limpid blue water. Built on a peninsular, perched on a promontory the island’s coastal fortress of the same name is like an open-air museum. The navigator Marco Polo was born in Korkula, a city of ancient honey-coloured stone redesigned to create unusual medieval architecture. The old town is a checkerboard of marble-paved streets polished by time and lined with impressive monuments, such as the 15th century St Mark’s Cathedral.

08:00

23:59

Day 4 - Dubrovnik 
On the southern tip of Croatia, the walled-in city of former Ragusa reveals its secrets. Beautifully preserved, the architectural riches of this imperious town dazzle in the sunlight that illuminates the ochre-red roof tiles. Palaces, elegant buildings, cloisters and fountains are in perfect harmony in this unique setting, protected from the sea by its impressive city wall. Take your time as you stroll round the white marble paved streets, discovering a thousand years of history in one place. Long considered as a rival to Venice, this city’s illustrious past has earned it UNESCO World Heritage site status. Whether this is your first visit to Dubrovnik or not, the unique aura of the “Pearl of the Adriatic” always inspires the same emotions.

07:00

23:30

Day 5 - Kotor 

09:00

19:00

Day 6 - Hvar 
A mild sunny climate has earned Hvar the epithet as “Croatia’s Madeira” and is one of the most beautiful islands on the Dalmatian Coast. Protected from the wind by Mount Saint Nicolas, the town is encircled by ramparts and offers travellers many remarkable monuments such as the elegant cathedral. Be enchanted by the low white-washed houses as you stroll along the waterfront, where traditional fishing boats and leisure yachts line the quays.

07:00

18:00

Day 7 - Rovinj 
Built on a rocky outcrop on the west coast of Istria, Rovinj has only been connected to the coast in the last three centuries. Legend has it that the port was founded by the inhabitants of a submerged island city called Cissa. Once a peaceful fishing village of narrow winding streets, today it is a cultural centre and seaside resort, although the old town is a harmonious blend of urban architecture from the 17th and 18th centuries. The Venetian influence and a rich cultural heritage are in evidence everywhere in the architecture of the tall, red-roofed houses. The highlight of your visit will undoubtedly be the Church of St Euphemia, a revered treasure dating back to the 8th century.

13:00

22:00

Day 8 - Venice 
Disembarkation

07:30

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Cruise Fares
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Fares listed are per person, based on double occupancy

Brochure Fare

Superior Stateroom

$ 5330

DeLuxe Stateroom

$ 6060

Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4

$ 6380

Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5

$ 6570

Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6

$ 7040

Deluxe Suite

$ 8550

Prestige Suite - Deck 5

$ 9970

Privilege Suite

$ 10060

Grand Deluxe Suite

$ 15820

Grand Privilege Suite

$ 18690

Owner Suite

$ 21550

Safety and port taxes (for information purposes)

$ 564

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

Free

3rd adult Passenger in a Superior Stateroom

$ 3590

3rd Passenger in a Prestige Suite

$ 5390

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 and Optional Spa package to be booked prior your departure; please ask for more information
  • 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