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From Scotland To Spitsbergen

Ship: L'Austral  
Departure: Thursday, May 4, 2023
Nights: 13 nights
Departs: Glasgow
Returns: Longyearbyen
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
13
Nights
Days at Sea
8
Sea Days
Ports
7
Ports
Countries Visted
4
Countries
  • Itinerary

    From Scotland To Spitsbergen

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, May 4, 2023 Glasgow, Great Britain Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Glasgow, Great Britain

    Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the UK. The city is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. It is a friendly, bustling town with imposing 19th C buildings, vibrant theatre life, the most talked-about independent music scene outside the USA, and the city's buses and metro system make it easy to explore. Read more about Glasgow, Great Britain

    2 Friday, May 5, 2023 Iona, Hebrides
    3 Saturday, May 6, 2023 Portree, Great Britain 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Portree, Great Britain

    The largest town on Skye, located in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, Portree’s harbor is fringed by steep cliffs. The town's Gaelic heritage is evident in the local attractions that include the run of striking, brightly painted buildings down the south-west as well as the delightful natural stone and whitewashed buildings to the north. In addition the mountainous terrain provides breathtaking vistas from nearly every destination. Read more about Portree, Great Britain

    4 Sunday, May 7, 2023 Mousa Broch, Shetland Islands
    4 Sunday, May 7, 2023 Isle Of Noss
    5 Monday, May 8, 2023 At Sea
    6 Tuesday, May 9, 2023 At Sea
    7 Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Reine, Lofoten
    8 Thursday, May 11, 2023 Tromsoe, Norway 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tromsoe, Norway

    Tromsoe, the home of the famous Northern Lights, is situated a mere 2000 km from the North Pole, on the same latitude as Northern Siberia and Alaska. Most visitors are surprised by the prominence and sophistication of this fascinating port. On offer are high-quality theatre, arts and music, which contrast with the boundless and vast wilderness surrounding the city. Read more about Tromsoe, Norway

    9 Friday, May 12, 2023 Bear Island, Norway 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Bear Island, Norway

    Bear Island is an island in the Svalbard archipelago in the Barents Sea of Norway. It lies isolated midway between North Cape on the European mainland, and Longyearbyen. It was on this island that a polar bear was sighted – hence the island’s name – by Constantine Phipps, who first described polar bears in his voyage to Svalbard Archipelago. Read more about Bear Island, Norway

    10 Saturday, May 13, 2023 Isbukta, Spitsbergen
    11 Sunday, May 14, 2023 Hornsund
    12 Monday, May 15, 2023 Bellsund, Norway 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Bellsund is a 20 km long sound on the SW coast of the island Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard Archipelago in northern Norway. It borders the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian Sea, and the Greenland Sea. The Geographic North Pole is 1400 km to the north and Arctic Circle 1180 km to the south. Read more about Bellsund, Norway

    13 Tuesday, May 16, 2023 Isafjordur, Iceland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Isafjordur, Iceland

    The capital of the Westfjords of Iceland is Isafjordur. The landscape is majestic, with fjord after fjord towering above shore and sea, but each and every fjord has its own distinctive character. Tiny fishing villages nestle at their foot. Read more about Isafjordur, Iceland

    14 Wednesday, May 17, 2023 Longyearbyen, Norway 8:00 AM Disembark
    View of Longyearbyen, Norway

    Longyearbyen lies on the river Longyearelva on the Norwegian Island of Spitsbergen high in the Arctic. It is the world’s northern-most town, as all settlements further north are research or meteorological outposts. The modern town, fringed by abandoned mining detritus, enjoys a superb backdrop including two glacier tongues, Longyearbreen and Lars Hjertabreen. Read more about Longyearbyen, Norway

  • Ship

    L'Austral Overview

    L'Austral

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    (from 2 verified customers)

    L’Austral offers itineraries that are impressive. She joined Compagnie du Ponant as a premium vessel in 2011, showing magnificent lines, elegance and furnishings that reflect modern French marine architecture. She is 4-star, “your own private yacht.” With 264 guests and 140 crew, service is personal.

  • Cabins

    L'Austral Cabins

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean on the L'Austral Superior Ocean on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 21.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 226 sq.ft. superior staterooms located on Deck3. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony on the L'Austral Deluxe Balcony on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Deluxe Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi

    Prestige Balcony

    Prestige Balcony

    Prestige Balcony on the L'Austral Prestige Balcony on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the L'Austral Suite on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    SA, PS6, PS5, DS6

    Average Cabin Size – 33.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. balcony. Owner's Suites are decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available • Bathtub or shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi • Another Flat screen satellite TV • Large bathtub • Sofa • Table with 4 chairs • Armchair & Pedestal table

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for L'Austral

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Cabin Availability

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Superior Ocean at the L'Austral

Superior Ocean

From $11510
Deluxe Balcony at the L'Austral

Deluxe Balcony

From $12350
Prestige Balcony at the L'Austral

Prestige Balcony

From $13560
Suite at the L'Austral

Suite

From $20220

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    From Scotland To Spitsbergen

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: L'Austral Departure: Thursday, May 4, 2023 Nights: 13 nights Departs: Glasgow Returns: Longyearbyen

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