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Expedition To The Edge Of The Ice Sheet

Ship: Le Lyrial   
Departure: Friday, August 8, 2025
Nights: 13 nights
Departs: Reykjavik
Returns: Kangerlussuaq
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
13
Nights
Days at Sea
3
Sea Days
Ports
11
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Expedition To The Edge Of The Ice Sheet

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, August 8, 2025 Reykjavik, Iceland Embark 11:59 PM
    View of Reykjavik, Iceland

    Reykjavik, the capital and largest city of Iceland, is the gateway to Iceland's stunning natural wonders, which range from ice fields to boiling thermal pools. The landscape on the island seems to be in a continual process of transformation much like its society, which blends Nordic tradition with sophisticated technology. On the waterfront see the open-air history of shipping disasters. Read more about Reykjavik, Iceland

    2 Saturday, August 9, 2025 Reykjavik, Iceland 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Reykjavik, Iceland

    Reykjavik, the capital and largest city of Iceland, is the gateway to Iceland's stunning natural wonders, which range from ice fields to boiling thermal pools. The landscape on the island seems to be in a continual process of transformation much like its society, which blends Nordic tradition with sophisticated technology. On the waterfront see the open-air history of shipping disasters. Read more about Reykjavik, Iceland

    3 Sunday, August 10, 2025 At Sea
    4 Monday, August 11, 2025 Tasiilag, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tasiilag, Greenland

    Tasiilaq (meaning “the place with a lake”, and known as Ammassalik until 1997) is a town (population 2,000) in SE Greenland, just 106 km below the Arctic Circle, and 760 km due west of Reykjavik in Iceland. It lies on the southeastern coast of Ammassalik Island, lying tightly against the mainland. The research station Sermilik is located 15 km northwest of Tasiilaq on the west coast of the island. Read more about Tasiilag, Greenland

    4 Monday, August 11, 2025 Tasiilag, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tasiilag, Greenland

    Tasiilaq (meaning “the place with a lake”, and known as Ammassalik until 1997) is a town (population 2,000) in SE Greenland, just 106 km below the Arctic Circle, and 760 km due west of Reykjavik in Iceland. It lies on the southeastern coast of Ammassalik Island, lying tightly against the mainland. The research station Sermilik is located 15 km northwest of Tasiilaq on the west coast of the island. Read more about Tasiilag, Greenland

    5 Tuesday, August 12, 2025 Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland

    Southern Skjoldungen Fjord is located in Tunu County, south-eastern Greenland. It is surrounded by astonishing mountains, spectacular glaciers and undisturbed wildlife, a place that the native Inuit call Land of the People. The 66km L-shaped fjord that can be navigated by visiting cruise ships along the southern side of Skjoldungen island. Read more about Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland

    6 Wednesday, August 13, 2025 Prince Christian Sound, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    Located on the southernmost tip of Greenland, the largest island in the world, is Prins Christian Sund (Danish), 500m wide and 100 km long, with mountains either side rising 1000m above sea level. A scenic cruise through this channel is one of the world’s best day-scenes from a cruise ship. It is awe-inspiring, with its rugged beauty of narrow passages, dramatic rock formations, steep fjords, drifting ice floes, and towering glaciers marking the southern tip of the massive Greenland ice field. Read more about Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    7 Thursday, August 14, 2025 Hvalso
    7 Thursday, August 14, 2025 Narsaq, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Narsaq, Greenland

    Narsaq is centrally located on a plain in the giant fjord system in Greenland. The area is a great place to sightsee, and is full of abundant wildlife including seals, salmon, trout, and whales, as well as icebergs from the nearby glacier. It is the youngest town in Greenland, founded as late as 1959. Read more about Narsaq, Greenland

    8 Friday, August 15, 2025 Ikka Fjord, Greenland
    9 Saturday, August 16, 2025 Nuuk, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Nuuk, Greenland

    Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland, as well as being the northernmost capital in the world, though 2 degrees south of the Arctic Circle. It’s a place where the old and the new are united in a unique and dynamic way. The missionary Hans Egede founded Nuuk in 1728 as the very first town in Greenland. Read more about Nuuk, Greenland

    10 Sunday, August 17, 2025 Sisimiut, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Sisimiut, Greenland

    Sisimiut is a town in central-western Greenland, located on the coast of Davis Strait, approximately 320 km north of Nuuk, and about 42km inside the Artic Circle (April 2017). It is the administrative center of the region and the second-largest town in Greenland. As the northernmost year-round ice-free port in the country, it is an important shipping hub for outlying settlements. Read more about Sisimiut, Greenland

    11 Monday, August 18, 2025 Eqip Sermia, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Eqip Sermia, Greenland

    Eqip Sermia – Eqi Glacier – is located in West Greenland, 70 km north of Ilulissat settlement, and 260 km inside the Arctic Circle. Many visitors view the impressive glacier which has a 3.5 kilometre wide face and is constantly calving icebergs into the sea. The glacier has retreated about three kilometres over the past 100 years. Read more about Eqip Sermia, Greenland

    12 Tuesday, August 19, 2025 Saqqaq, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Saqqaq is a village on the Nuussuaq Peninsula in the Quaasuitsup municipality of western Greenland, 380km north of the Arctic Circle (April 2017). The village of fewer than 200 is reached by sea only during summer and autumn. The village name means “the sunny side”, as it faces south. Read more about Saqqaq, Greenland

    13 Wednesday, August 20, 2025 Itilleq, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    14 Thursday, August 21, 2025 Kangerlussuaq, Greenland 4:00 AM Disembark
    View of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

    Kangerlussuaq (Danish: Søndre Strømfjord) is a settlement in western Greenland in the Qeqqata municipality, located at the head of a fjord of the same name, and just inside the Arctic Circle. The town lies between glacial-fed Qinnguata Kuussua river to the SE, fjord to the SW, and hills rising sharply to 400m to the north. Russell Glacier and the Greenland ice sheet lie about 22km further east. Read more about Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

  • Ship

    Le Lyrial Overview

    Le Lyrial

    Le Lyrial refers to the Lyra constellation in the northern hemisphere. Le Lyrial offers itineraries that are impressive. She joins Compagnie du Ponant as a premium vessel in 2015, showing magnificent lines, elegance and furnishings that reflect modern French marine architecture. She is 5-star, “your own private yacht.” With 264 guests and 140 crew service is personal.

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    Le Lyrial Cabins

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    Cabin Types

    SA, GPV, GDS

    Average Cabin Size – 51.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 11.0 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: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available bull; Bathtub or shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service bull; Internet access wifi bull; Another Flat screen satellite TV bull; Large bathtub bull; Sofa bull; Table with 4 chairs bull; Armchair amp; Pedestal table

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite

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    Cabin Types

    PS6, PS5, PV, DS6

    Average Cabin Size – 33.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 398 sq.ft. + 85 sq.ft. balcony. 20 Prestige Suites with private balcony will provide you a sea with in total discretion. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service bull; Internet access wifi bull; Another Flat screen satellite TV bull; Sofa bull; Armchair amp; Pedestal table

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 18.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

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

    Inside

    Inside

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    Cabin Types

    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 21.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

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

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  • Expedition To The Edge Of The Ice Sheet

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Lyrial Departure: Friday, August 8, 2025 Nights: 13 nights Departs: Reykjavik Returns: Kangerlussuaq

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