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Venice Ponant L'Austral Cruise Reviews


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6 Venice Ponant L'Austral Cruise Reviews

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petit renard

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Perhaps our expectations were too high?


The week got off to an inauspicious start. The instructions sent by Ponant for passengers arriving in their own car at the port of Venice turned out to be misleading and the cause of frustration and delay. Our ...
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Sail Date September 2012

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

L'Austral....a first class experience on a small ship

I have to confess that I am not easy to please so when I read some of the previous reviews of the L'Austral to the Dalmatian Coast, I was nervous. I have been across the Atlantic many times, including the SS France, ...
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Sail Date September 2011

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes


In a word, our experience on L'Austral was exceptional. We just got back from a 10 day cruise from Venice to Athens. As hospitality professionals, we immediately recognized and appreciated the elegant quality of the ...
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Sail Date August 2011

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1 Review Written

L'Austral was absolutely perfect!

Maybe after the first 2 voyages the crew of L'Austral gelled, because the previous reviews were nothing like the experience we had. Took the cruise from Venice to the Dalmatian Coast and one day was more spectacular ...
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Sail Date July 2011

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes


We were disappointed in our cruise from Venice along the Croatian coast This brand new ship was elegant and comfortable though not without its design faults. This ship would suit people who speak french. The ...
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Sail Date June 2011

Robbie44 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise

We have just undertaken a cruise on L'Austral from Venice to Croatia and back to Venice. We were very excited to go on such a brand new ship. We stayed in a normal cabin while our friends booked the owner's suite. ...
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Sail Date June 2011

L'Austral Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.8
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