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Facilities & entertainment on board Pont-Aven

Pont-Aven offers guests fantastic facilities, including a range of entertainment and relaxation options normally only found on cruise ships.

2018 entertainment

There's a variety of fantastic entertainment this year for you to enjoy on board Pont-Aven during your crossing to/or from Spain.

View 2018 entertainment programme

Les Boutiques

Our boutiques on decks 6 and 7 offer a fine range of spirits, wine, tobacco, perfumes & cosmetics, leather goods, confectionery, toys, fashion, decoration, souvenirs, newspapers, games, cameras, sunglasses, jewellery...

Wines, spirits and tobacco are sold in our onboard shops at French prices, which means they cannot be purchased within UK territorial waters - the shops may open for browsing, and sales of other goods closer to the UK, but we are not allowed to sell passengers alcohol and tobacco within 20 minutes of the UK port. The purchase of alcoholic beverages is prohibited to persons under 18.

Purchases made on board may be paid for in Euros or Sterling. Payment can be made in cash, by credit or debit card. Prices are shown in both currencies and you can combine different payment methods.


Enjoy the latest films in the ship's two cinemas, both featuring surround sound. The cinemas seat a total of 90 passengers.

Children's playroom

Young children can enjoy fun and games in our playroom.

Children's entertainment

For kids, during the peak season they can take part in our special entertainments programme and enjoy everything from games to treasure hunts, or they can simply have fun in the play area.

Pool & Leisure Area

The magnificent indoor pool area offers guests the perfect opportunity to unwind. Relax on a sun lounger, sip a drink at the bar, or have a splash in the pool that offers great sea-views. The swimming pool is usually open from May-September, depending on route and weather conditions. Children must be supervised and no lifeguard is on duty. For opening times, please ask at the information desk.

Spa treatment rooms

Our Spanish services are all about enjoying a relaxing, cruise-type experience with fabulous dining, cinemas showing the latest films, stylish boutiques and quality entertainment.

This year, passengers travelling to Spain on board Pont-Aven and Cap Finistère will also have the opportunity to indulge themselves in a range of spa treatments. Find out more

Live entertainment

A packed and ever-changing variety of live acts awaits passengers in Le Grand Pavois show bar. Live bands and cabaret singers, magicians, tribute acts, children's entertainers, DJs and more,

Wi-Fi internet access

We are pleased to offer an enhanced Wi-Fi service on board Pont-Aven with four options designed to suit your needs. These range from free Wi-Fi in public areas to options for multiple devices and access in all areas of the ship. For more information please visit our Wi-Fi page or enquire at the information desk on board.

Teenage Room

The games room on deck nine will keep teenagers entertained throughout the trip. Highlights include the latest video games and an air hockey table.

On Deck

For a stroll, the Promenade on deck six allows you to walk all around the ship, while the ship's top deck offers a calm spot to relax, while enjoying the sea air and incredible views, particularly when entering or leaving the port.

Other facilities

Dual currency ATM: We no longer provide a Bureau de Change. However, we offer a dual currency ATM, which dispenses both £ and €.

Baggage room: If you wish to leave your baggage then please enquire at the information desk. This room is locked during the crossing and is opened approximately 20/30 minutes before arrival. Located on deck 6.


There are a number of lounges on board where you can relax:

Reserved Lounge Seating

This room on deck nine offers 47 comfortable seats for passengers without a cabin.

Commodore Lounge

This exclusive room on deck eight is for suite passengers, and includes access to two side patio areas.


The spacious lounge on the mezzanine level of the main bar includes comfortable lounge chairs and sofas.

Onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the route, date and time of year.

Inside the shop on Pont Aven A family in a restaurant on Pont Aven

3D Printers

Pierre Le Bear 3D print process

If you're on board for a day sailing, you can experience the exciting world of 3D printing up close and watch the 3D printing process as we print a keyring design of either our mascot Pierre le Bear or a ferry.

The day's entertainment

Copies of the day's entertainment programme are available from our information desks on board. Please note that for operational reasons, programmes may be subject to change.

Wi-Fi available

Browse the internet on your own device with free Wi-Fi available on board all our ferries.

Onboard cinemas

Catch all the latest films in our comfortable cinemas featuring surround sound. There's always something for the whole family to enjoy.

Onboard shops

Our boutiques are filled with small toys, games, puzzles, magazines, colouring books, audio products, power and travel accessories, confectionery, wines & spirits - everything to make a family holiday easier!