The sea as the great protagonist
St Helena, as you will discover on your cruise is one of the most remote islands in the world. Situated in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, it is known as Napoleon Bonaparte’s last residence, and the sites which are connected to the Corsican General are one of the main tourist attractions of the island, such as Longwood House, the Briars Pavilion and Napoleon's tomb which can all be visited.
But above all it is St Helena's breathtaking beauty and the warmth of its inhabitants which strike the traveller.
You can admire the local flora and fauna at Diana's Peak National Park. There are also many sites which remind us of the legacy of the Portuguese, the Dutch, the French and the English through the centuries; fortresses, relics, monuments and cemeteries.
St Paul's cathedral with its cemetery were built in 1851. St Helena has preserved the English colonial plantations dating back to the 18th century and Georgian style buildings.
Jamestown, the capital, nestles in a narrow valley between two plateaus and enthrals every traveller who goes near it.
There are many things to do during your stay on the island which meet the needs of the most active cruisers: from walking to fishing, from diving with marine mammals to golf.