Brittany Ferries Pont Aven Ferry
The Brittany Ferries Pont Aven ferry is their flagship cruising ferry which travels between England, France, and Spain.
It takes its name from the Breton town Pont-Aven which is famous for its links with numerous artists. The Pont Aven and was constructed in the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany and arrived in Plymouth on the 11th March 2004 to start service with Brittany Ferries.
Brittany Ferries currently use the Pont Aven on three of their routes to France including Plymouth to Roscoff, Portsmouth to St Malo and Cork to Roscoff. They also use them on the return ferry routes of Roscoff to Plymouth, St Malo to Portsmouth and Roscoff to Cork. You can find out about each of the different routes by clicking the relevant links.
Brittany Ferries’ Pont Aven is one of the largest ferries to France and is over 184m long, has multiple decks and can carry up to 2400 passengers, and 650 passenger vehicles.
Pont Aven Deck Plan
If you are looking for a deck plan of the Pont Aven ferry then simply click on the link to be taken to a downloadable pdf.
Onboard the Ferry
Onboard the Pont Aven ferry you’ll find a whole host of different facilities to keep you comfortable. Facilities on-board include restaurant, bar and cafe, shops, cabins, entertainment, information desk, bureau de change, and children’s play area.
Restaurants on the Pont Aven
The Pont Aven offers all of the dining facilities you would expect from a top of the line cross channel ferry. Restaurants onboard include the Flora Restaurant, La Belle Angèle and Le Café du Festival. Each restaurant provides freshly prepared food cooked onboard by Brittany Ferries skilled chefs.
Le Flora Restaurant
Le Flora is the Pont Aven’s main à la carte restaurant. It is located at the rear of the ferry and offers a huge range of meals which can be eaten whilst sat watching the waves pass by. Two main options for diners at the restaurant include a great value buffet or an à la carte menu.
La Belle Angele
La Belle Angele is a self-service restaurant on board the Pont Aven. The restaurant offers a fantastic choice of foods and drinks from around the world. Diners can choose from a full meal or simple buffet.
Le Café du Festival
Finally, the Le Café du Festival offers a range of sandwiches, cakes, pastries along with a variety of hot and cold drinks. Alongside the cafe is a large lounge area with plenty of seating and flat-screen televisions. To make things easier for families, there is also a soft play area nearby.
Pont Aven Ferry Cabins
As the Pont Aven travels on some of Brittany Ferries’ longest routes to France it won’t be surprising to find out that they have a number of different cabins onboard. Whether you decide to have cabin for a bit of peace and quiet during a day sailing or have one to sleep on a night crossing the range of cabins offers the perfect haven.
There are 650 cabins onboard the Pont Aven and all have air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. Cabin types include the following:
- 4 berth Commodore cabin
- 4 berth Deluxe cabin
- 4 berth Club cabin
- Outside large 2 berth/ 4 berth cabin
- Inside large 2 berth/ 4 berth cabin
- Outside 4 berth cabin adapted for wheelchairs
- Outside 2 berth cabin
- Inside 2 berth cabin
If you don’t fancy booking a cabin you’ll find plenty of comfortable seating onboard. If you fancy a little more comfort then you’ll also find around 50 reclining seats. To make your journey even more comfotbale you can also but a sleep pack. The sleeping pack includes a blanket, ear plugs, sleeping mask, and a shower pack.
One of the great things about the ferry is its onboard shop. Inside the shop, there are lots of products on offer. These include headlight adaptors, maps, GB stickers and travel adaptors. The onboard shop also offers a range of sweets, newspapers, magazines and duty-free type items such as alcohol, tobacco products, and fragrances.
Any purchases you make onboard whether, in the shop, restaurant or bar can be paid for by card or in cash. With cash purchases you also have the option of paying in Sterling or Euros.