• Le Lyrial

  • Le Lyrial

  • Le Lyrial

  • Le Lyrial

  • Le Lyrial

  • Le Lyrial

Le Lyrial: Visit Antarctica or the Arctic on a luxurious European vessel

This superb mega-yacht (sister ship to the L'Austral, Le Soleal, & Le Boreal) with 132 staterooms was designed in France and built in Italy. Most of the staterooms and suites have a private balcony and life aboard is relaxed and refined. The ship captures the best of the French art of living well giving passengers the unique experience of feeling one is aboard a private yacht.

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Vessel Information


122 staterooms and suites

Owner’s Suite – 581 sq. feet plus private balcony

Grand Deluxe Suite – 484 sq. feet plus private balcony

Prestige Suites – 388 sq. feet plus private balcony

Deluxe Suites – 291 sq. feet plus private balcony

Deluxe Staterooms – 199 sq. feet plus private balcony

Prestige Staterooms – 199 sq. feet plus private balcony

Superior Staterooms – 226 sq. feet

Yacht Specifications

Staff & Crew: 140
Guests: 264
Length: 466 feet
Width: 59 feet
Draft: 15.3 feet
Cruising Speed: 14 knots
Ice Class: 1C
Gross Tonnage: 10,992

Itineraries & Pricing

Note: Depending on season, this vessel services both the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Please select which itineraries you would like to view below.

View Antarctic Itineraries aboard the Le Lyrial

Emblematic Antarctica (11 days)

From: $12,790/per person

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Days 2 & 3
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 4 to 8
Antarctica & South Shetland Islands

Days 9 & 10
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 11
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

The Great Adventure (17 days)

From: $16,610/per person

Day 1

Days 2 & 3
Crossing the Drake

Days 4 to 7
Antarctic Peninsula

Days 8 & 9
At Sea

Days 10 to 13
South Georgia

Days 14 to 18
At Sea

Day 16
Disembarkation in Buenos Aires

View Arctic Itineraries aboard the Le Lyrial

From the Scottish Archipelago to the Arctic Circle (10 days)

From: $7,420/per person

Day 1
Edinburgh, Scotland

Day 2
Stromness, Orkney

Day 3
Thurso Bay, Highlands of Northern Scotland

Day 4
At Sea

Days 5 to 9
Exploring Norway’s Coast

Day 10
Disembarkation at Tromso

Fjords and Glaciers of Spitsbergen (8 days)

From: $11,380/per person

Day 1
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

Days 2 to 7
Exploring the Svalbard Archipelago

Day 8
Disembarkation Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen


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Displayed itineraries are only summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.


Pricing varies based on departure date, trip length, and cabin type. Listed pricing is per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and subject to change. Please contact us for current pricing and availability.

Included: All meals onboard, guides & activities

Not included: International airfare, domestic airfare, gratuities, adventure activities such as sea kayaking or camping

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