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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 offering regular sailings between Ireland and France.

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.

'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. Find out more



There's nothing better than arriving at your destination fully refreshed for the journey ahead. While you sleep away the miles overnight, our range of on board accommodation offers the perfect haven. Find out more

'Dining & Bars'

Dining & Bars

Pont-Aven offers all the dining options you would expect on a cruise ship, from the à la carte Flora Restaurant to the self-service restaurants, La Belle Angèle and Le Café du Festival, with food freshly prepared by our skilled French chefs. Find out more



Make the most of great savings and low prices on board and stock up with wines, spirits, tobacco, perfumes, accessories, cosmetics and much more... Find out more

'Spa treatment room'

Spa treatment room

Discover a perfect way to begin or end your holiday whilst onboard on Pont-Aven with our spa treatments. Find out more

'History and specification'

History and 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. Find out more

'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. Find out more

Pont-Aven capacity summary
Cabins 650
Reserved Lounge Seats 47

Ship guide

A couple enjoying a drink out on deck

Download our guide to Pont-Aven's on board services including deck plans.