Cruises from St Helena
Located in the South Atlantic Ocean and more that 2,000 km from the nearest landmass, St Helena is one of the most isolated places in the world. Named after St. Helena of Constantinople, it is an island of volcanic origin and a British overseas territory. Indeed, as Britain’s second oldest remaining colony, it is famous for being the place where Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled between 1815 and his death in 1821, as well as where more than 5,000 Boers were imprisoned.
Not surprisingly, Longwood House, where Napoleon stayed, and Sane Valley where he was buried, both now museums, are major tourist sites.