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About Pont-Aven

Ship information and on board services

Carrying up to 2,400 passengers and 650 cars, the Pont-Aven is Brittany Ferries' flagship cruise ferry to France and Spain, and the largest within our fleet.

Regularly serving our Plymouth to Roscoff, Santander and Cork routes, Pont-Aven offers superb crossing times to both France and northern Spain, reaching Santander from Plymouth in just 20½ hours.

The ship itself boasts stunning features, including a superb pool and leisure area, a wrap around promenade for pleasant deck strolls, and a dramatic five deck high atrium with panoramic views from the lifts. You'll also of course find all of Brittany Ferries' standard of dining and facilities, with an a la carte restaurant, cocktail piano bar and 2-storey lounge bar and entertainment area.

Pont-Aven offer passengers a choice of 650 cabins - all of which are en-suite and air conditioned - plus a number of reserved lounge seats. There are also a number of cabins adapted for disabled passengers.



There's nothing better than arriving at your destination fully refreshed for the journey ahead. Whether you choose to sleep away the miles overnight, or enjoy comfort and privacy during a day crossing our range of on board accommodation offers the perfect haven. View accommodation on board Pont-Aven

'Dining & bars'

Dining & bars

The food outlets & bars on Pont-Aven offer a fantastic range of delicious food and drink that helps turn your journey into part of your holiday View the dining options on board Pont-Aven

'Facilities & entertainment'

Facilities & entertainment

Brittany Ferries’ Pont-Aven has great facilities including boutique shopping, play areas for the kids and a pool, as well as onboard entertainment. View the facilities & entertainment on board Pont-Aven

'History & specification'

History & specification

Pont-Aven, was first commissioned on 22 February 2002, when Brittany Ferries signed a letter of intent with the Meyer Werft shipyward in Papenburg, Germany. View the history & specification of Pont-Aven

'Art audio tour on board Pont-Aven'

Art audio tour on board Pont-Aven

Explore the Breton décor and art of the Pont-Aven and learn about its many artworks by downloading this helpful audio guide. Art audio tour on board Pont-Aven

'Pont-Aven Virtual Tour'

Pont-Aven Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of our magnificent flagship cruise ferry Pont-Aven. View virtual tour of Pont-Aven

'Onboard Pont-Aven Video'

Onboard Pont-Aven Video

Pont-Aven is Brittany Ferries' flagship, taking her name from the Breton town synonymous with artists and her interior décor reflects that link Watch the video

'Travelling with your pet'

Travelling with your pet

Information for bringing your pet on board Pont-Aven, including what to expect when boarding, during the sailing and disembarkation. View more information

Pont-Aven capacity summary
Cabins 650
Reserved Lounge Seats 47