Polar Regions Arctic Cruise

Greenland of Great Explorers Cruise

Discover the unexplored shores of the eastern coast of Greenland on this 15-day expedition cruise. Aboard 264-guest luxury ship Le Boreal, follow in the footsteps of the great French explorers who pushed the boundaries of polar navigation from the 19th century onwards. 

Cruise from Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen to Jan Mayen Island. Located on the threshold of the Arctic and North Atlantic oceans, this isolated and uninhabited volcanic island was once a whale hunting center and is now home to large bird colonies. Sail on toward the west coast of Greenland, known for its wild natural environments, alpine landscapes and sea ice carried along the Transpolar Drift. Cruise along the Blosseville Coast, named after the French captain who saw it for the first time in 1833. Here, the ice sheet meets the sea. End by sailing up the west coast of Greenland. Admire the sublime fjords of Prins Christian Sund and the blue-tinged icebergs of Narsaq, before heading for Kangerlussuaq, where this unforgettable cruise will end.

Cruise the icy waters of the Arctic on this once-in-a-lifetime expedition aboard 264-guest Le Boreal. Be joined on board by an experienced team of naturalist guides, anthropologists, ornithologists and marine mammal specialists. Travel in style aboard this luxury French expedition ship that offers refined and attentive service, a plethora of onboard activities and unrivaled elegance. Appreciate understated sophistication, an international feel and top-notch guides aboard this ship on her Svalbard cruises.

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