Le Lyrial

Le Lyrial is an expedition cruise ship perfect for explorers looking for laid-back luxury, stylish cabins and an authentic expedition experience

Introducing Le Lyrial

Le Lyrial embodies a refined luxury, intimacy, and exploration within the confines of a medium-sized expedition cruise ship. It is an ideal sanctuary for those pursuing an authentic polar expedition encounter and elevated onboard comfort. Launched in 2015, Le Lyrial is the most recent in a quartet of sister ships, alongside Le Austral, Le Soleal, and LeBoréal, distinguished by subtle cosmetic variations.

The ship accommodates up to 264 guests but deliberately curtails its capacity to 200 guests for Antarctica cruises, ensuring a spacious and uncluttered atmosphere throughout the journey. Le Lyrial offers a variety of staterooms and sophisticated suites, many featuring private balconies.

Whether savouring a meal with panoramic views at the The La Comète grill restaurant or indulging in a gourmet dinner at the Le Céleste gastronomic restaurant, Le Lyrial caters to diverse palates and upholds a steadfast commitment to culinary excellence.

Devoted to the spirit of exploration, Le Lyrial is an ice-strengthened vessel equipped with a top-notch team of polar guides and a fleet of Zodiacs. This enables guests to delve deeper into exploration in destinations such as Greenland, Arctic Canada, Svalbard, and Antarctica, further enhancing the expeditionary experience.

Highlights of Le Lyrial

1

Medium-sized luxury ship with a relaxed atmosphere

An excellent choice for explorers looking for a 5* luxury expedition cruise with a laid-back atmosphere, excellent dining choices and homely suites on a spacious ship with no more than 200 guests in Antarctica.
2

Outstanding expedition experience

Le Lyrial is known for its outstanding expedition experience with a team of expert polar guides and naturalists who take guests exploring by Zodiac daily and offer enriching lectures onboard.
3

Eco-friendly with a commitment to sustainability

With a deep commitment to environmental performance, Le Lyrial is a huge advancement in eco cruising with the latest technologies, which include lower emissions and fuel consumption, waste reduction, waste recovery and recycling, an onboard environment officer, and a reduced underwater noise profile to minimize disturbance to wildlife.
4

Unique Itineraries to Explore Greenland and the Canadian Arctic

One of the few ships offering in-depth explorations of Baffin island and the Canadian Arctic, Le Lyrial is an excellent choice for guests looking to undertake deeper explorations of the remote Arctic.
5

Great Option for Solo Travellers

Le Lyrial offers a selection of no single supplement cabins on select voyages, making it an excellent choice for solo travelers looking to explore the polar regions in a friendly atmosphere.

Le Lyrial Features

Exterior

Pool deck le Lyrial Ponant

Pool Deck

Enjoy a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool with large deck spaces on the ship's top.
Le Lyrial Exterior seating Ponant

Exterior Bar and Seating Area

Savour the epic polar scenery whilst enjoying your favourite drink in the exterior bar located on deck 6.

Interior

Le Lyrial Panoramic lounge

Panoramic Lounge

Located on deck 6, this large, bright, airy lounge is the perfect place to take in the sweeping views. Also featuring a bar, library and exterior terrace, this is the ultimate place to unwind.
Main lounge Le Lyrial

Main Lounge

Located on deck 3, this spacious lounge features comfortable sofas, a tearoom, a bar and live music.
Spa Le Lyrial

Wellness Area & Spa

Tranquil and relaxing spa featuring treatments, massages, L'Oréal Paris hair salon, free access hammam and fitness studio.
Le Lyrial theatre Ponant

The Theatre

A large auditorium with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and guest seating is on deck 4.

Dining Options

Le Lyrial Restaurant

The Le Céleste Gastronomic Restaurant

Located at the rear of deck 2, this extensive restaurant seats all guests in one setting. It offers breakfasts, lunches and dinners, French and international cuisine, and elegance with a wine cellar.
Restaurant le Lyrial

The La Comète Grill Restaurant

Located on deck 6, this restaurant serves hearty breakfasts, buffet lunches and themed diners in a relaxed setting with interior and exterior dining options.

Le Lyrial Cabins

Superior Stateroom Deck 3
  • 226 ft
  • Up to 3 guests
  • One king-size bed or two single beds (180 x 200 cm)
  • A bathroom with shower
  • A window (except for stateroom 300: a round porthole only)
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Deluxe Stateroom Deck 3
  • 193 ft²
  • 2 guests
  • One king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm)
  • A bathroom with shower
  • A private 4 m² balcony
  • A window and panoramic glazed swing door
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
  • 193 ft²
  • 2 guests
  • One king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm)
  • A bathroom with shower
  • A private 4 m² balcony
  • A panoramic sliding bay window
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
  • 193 ft²
  • 2 guests
  • One king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm)
  • A bathroom with shower
  • A private 4 m² balcony
  • A panoramic sliding bay window
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
  • 193 ft²
  • 2 guests
  • One king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm)
  • A bathroom with shower
  • A private 4 m² balcony
  • A panoramic sliding bay window
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Deluxe Suite Deck 6
  • 290 ft²
  • 2 guests
  • Priority boarding
  • Champagne and fruit basket upon arrival
  • Butler service
  • An assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and a basket of fruit every day
  • One king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm) and TV
  • An armchair and a sofa (167 x 70 cm)
  • A bathroom with shower
  • A private 5 m² balcony
  • A panoramic sliding bay window
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Prestige Suite Deck 5
  • 398 ft²
  • Up to 4 guests
  • Champagne and fruit basket upon arrival
  • An assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and fruit basket every day
  • A bedroom with king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm)
  • A lounge with convertible sofa to a king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm), armchairs, second TV, and sliding courtesy door
  • Two bathrooms with shower
  • A private 8 m² balcony
  • Two panoramic sliding bay windows
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Privilege Suite Deck 6
  • 398 ft²
  • Up to 4 guests
  • Priority boarding
  • Champagne and fruit basket upon arrival
  • Butler service
  • An assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and fruit basket every day
  • A bedroom with king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm)
  • A lounge with convertible sofa to a king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm), armchairs, a second TV, and a sliding courtesy door
  • Two bathrooms with shower
  • A private 8 m² balcony
  • Two panoramic sliding bay windows
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
  • Priority boarding
  • Champagne and fruit basket on arrival
  • Butler service
  • An assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and fruit basket every day
  • A bedroom with a king-size bed (180 x 190 cm) or two single beds (90 x 190 cm)
  • A lounge with sofa, second TV, and sliding courtesy door
  • A bathroom with shower and a Balneo bathtub
  • A private 12 m² balcony
  • Two panoramic sliding bay windows
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Grand Privilege Suite
  • Priority boarding
  • Champagne and fruit basket on arrival
  • Butler service
  • An assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and fruit basket every day
  • A bedroom with a king-size bed (180 x 190 cm) or two single beds (90 x 190 cm)
  • A lounge with sofa, second TV, and sliding courtesy door
  • A bathroom with shower and a Balneo bathtub
  • A private 12 m² balcony
  • Two panoramic sliding bay windows
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)
Owner's Suite Deck 6
  • 592 ft²
  • Up to 2 guests
  • Concierge Service
  • Private return transfer
  • Priority boarding
  • Champagne and fruit basket upon arrival
  • Butler service
  • An assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and fruit basket every day
  • A bedroom with one king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm)
  • A living/dining room with a sofa, armchair, second TV, 4-seater table, and sliding courtesy door
  • A bathroom with shower and Balneo bathtub
  • A one-hour spa treatments per person (for 2 people) in the well-being space, chosen from the facial and body treatments on offer
  • Premium drinks at the bar
  • A private 12 m² balcony
  • Three panoramic sliding bay windows
  • 24-hour room service
  • Inclusive Wifi internet access (availability dependent on navigation and latitude)
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • Dressing room with shelves and closet
  • Dressing table and hairdryer
  • Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso coffee maker and boiler
  • Electronic safe
  • Direct line telephone
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Flat screen TV, international channels (availability dependent on navigation) and videos on demand
  • 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins)

Le Lyrial Deck Plan

All decks Le Lyrial

Le Lyrial Destinations

Canadian Arctic

Le Lyrial offers a one off unique opportunity to cruise from Greenland to the Canadian Arctic and explore Baffin Island and the coast of NewFoundland.

Spitsbergen

Le Lyrial offers an exciting voyage to explore Svalbard - the home of the polar bear.

Antarctica

Enjoy a luxury cruise to explore the Antarctica peninsula from Ushuaia in Argentina on a small ship luxury expedition cruise.

What Makes Le Lyrial Unique?

Le Lyrial is one of four sister ships, along with Le Boreal, Le Austral and Le Soleal. Le Lyrial was the most recent of the four ships to be launched and had a slightly different configuration with the addition of some larger suites.

How to Plan Your Cruise On Le Lyrial

Choose from Le Lyrial’s great selection of luxury expedition cruises to explore Greenland, Spitsbergen, The Canadian Arctic and Antarctica.

Contact our friendly travel experience team to get the best advice on cabins and itineraries and ask any questions you may have.

Please make your reservation with our friendly Travel Experience Team. All bookings made through North Pole Cruises receive 100% financial protection, and we include supplier failure insurance at no charge to you for extra peace of mind.

Before your expedition, we will send you lots of helpful advice about planning your voyage, including the best travel insurance, places to stay before and after your journey, travel requirements and a packing list.

Enjoy your once-in-a-lifetime expedition.

Le Lyrial Ship Specifications

Length
466 ft
Beam
59 ft
Draft
15.3 ft
Cruising speed
14 knots
Ice class
1C
Flag
French
Guest decks
6
Guest capacity
264 (200 in Antarctica)
Zodiacs
11
Gross tonnage
10 944 UMS
Electric motors
2 x 2300 KW
Construction
Italy

Le Lyrial Cruises

Iceberg in antarctica
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
Feb 21 2025 - Mar 03 2025
10 Nights

Price from per person

£10,400
Zodiac in svalbard ponant
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Longyearbyen - Longyearbyen
June 14 2025 - June 21 2025
7 Nights

Price from per person

£7,700
Svalbard
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Longyearbyen - Longyearbyen
June 21 2025 - June 28 2025
7 Nights

Price from per person

£7,700

Le Lyrial FAQ

Le Lyrial first entered service in April 2015.

Le Lyrial takes a maximum of 244 guests. On Antarctica cruises the total number of guests is 200.

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