From Dublin to Glasgow, PONANT brings you an exceptional cruise to Celtic lands following an 8-day itinerary along the magnificent shores of Britain.
From Dublin, the Irish capital brimming with convivial atmosphere and authentic charm, L’Austral will take you to Belfast, where you can visit the Giant’s Causeway. This massive geological formation is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features over 40,000 basalt columns.
Your ship will reach Wales at Fishguard, a small coastal town between two hills that was once a Viking trading post. Then you will set sail for Liverpool. A former industrial powerhouse, the city has now been completely redeveloped. Located on the banks of the Mersey, it is famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles.
L’Austral will then take you to the Isle of Man, located between the United Kingdom and Ireland. The capital Douglas is an authentic postcard from United Kingdom of yesteryear with a Victorian atmosphere.
The Inner Hebrides will then welcome you with Iona, the cradle of Christianity in Scotland where the famous Book of Kells was written, and Tobermory, a charming fishing port with multi-coloured houses whose distillery produces a renowned single malt.
You will then discover Oban and its spectacular coastline to the west of the Highlands before you disembark in Glasgow, Scotland’s warm cultural capital with a rich artistic and architectural heritage.