French Mussels

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

View of St. John's from Signal Hill

Puffins

St.Pierre, France

Newfoundland East and St. Pierre, France

DEPARTURE: From any city | Join group in St, John’s, Newfoundland

Enjoy a tour of the completely European island of St. Pierre topped off by an authentic French Cuisine dinner. In Newfoundland enjoy an interesting stop at The Rooms, learn about the natural forces that shape our planet at the Johnson Geo Centre and re-live history at the Ryan Premises.

  •  Preferred Date
  • 9 days |  July 12th, 2017 |  July 19th, 2017
  • Canada East
  • Flight
  • Passport Required
1

Home Cities to St. John’s, Newfoundland

(3 nights) Today you arrive in St. John’s, Newfoundland to begin your Eastern Holiday. This evening join us for a WELCOME RECEPTION with the opportunity to meet your fellow travellers and learn more about the trip ahead. Complimentary AIRPORT
TRANSFER will be provided

2

St. John’s

This morning TOUR historic St. John’s, the oldest city in North America. Stops include THE ROOMS: the provincial art gallery, museum and archives and the JOHNSON GEO CENTRE which is a facility that declares itself to be “Earth’s Geological Showcase”. Stop at a Newfoundland CHOCOLATE COMPANY for a tasting. Then travel north of St. John’s to the ADMIRAL’S COAST. The uniquely named fishing villages nestled into the rugged cliff sides are perfect for photography. Dinner tonight is on George Street, a street of pubs and bars. Enjoy some local pub fare as well as some Newfoundland music and entertainment. Overnight St. John’s. Meals Include: Breakfast, Dinner.

3

St. John’s

This morning travel to the Southern Shore of the AVALON PENINSULA along the winding coastline of the beautiful IRISH LOOP, dotted with small ‘outport’ communities for which Newfoundland is so famous. Visit the COLONY OF AVALON ARCHAEOLOGY SITE where the remains of an early 17th century settlement are well preserved. For those willing and able to walk the 35 minutes to Ferryland Head, lunch today will be at the Ferryland Lighthouse. Gourmet picnic lunches are served as we sit on the grass overlooking the ocean. For the rest we have a nice local meal in FERRYLAND. This afternoon travel up the Irish Loop to the community of BAY BULLS. We cannot miss the chance (weather permitting) to see Atlantic Puffins, Murres and other seabirds, as well as Humpback, Minke and Fin Whales. Tonight enjoy DINNER in Bay Bulls. Overnight St. John’s. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

4

St. John’s to Trinity

(2 nights) Today travel “around the Bay” along the picturesque coastline of CONCEPTION BAY, the home of pirates of centuries
ago. Stop along the way for picture taking and visit some of the more interesting villages such as Holyrood and Brigus, one of the historic sailing ports of Conception Bay and home of the late, famous Captain Bob Bartlett who took Robert Perry to the North Pole. This evening travel to Trinity, the oldest and perhaps most picturesque fishing community on the island and our home for the next two nights. Overnight Trinity. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.

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Trinity

Travel to BONAVISTA, the landing place of John Cabot in 1497. Visit the LIGHTHOUSE AT CAPE BONAVISTA as well as RYAN PREMISES NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE dedicated to the explanation of the history of our cod fishing industry. This afternoon travel back to historic Trinity where we explore the historic properties and shops. Overnight Trinity. Meals Include:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

6

Trinity to St. Pierre, France

(2 nights) Travel to Fortune on the BURIN PENINSULA. From here take a FERRY to France – the Island of St. Pierre. With a population of 6500, the infrastructure is modern and urban. The residents are a combination of rotating French employees and those who have lived on the island for many generations. Their traditions are completely European with an interesting mixture of French and Basques culture and history. Upon arrival in St. Pierre enjoy a TOUR OF THE ISLAND. The late afternoon is free. Tonight enjoy authentic FRENCH CUISINE at one of St. Pierre’s finest restaurants. Overnight St. Pierre. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

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St. Pierre, France

Today options are provided. Some may choose to take a half day tour to Isle aux Marins (Sailor’s Island), situated in the mouth of St. Pierre harbour. It was at one time a fishing village of 600 which made it larger than St. Pierre. Others may choose a free morning in St. Pierre to visit the sites and museums or to ‘twack’ around in the shops that feature many imports from France and other parts of Europe. Overnight St. Pierre. Meals Include: Breakfast, Dinner.

8

St. Pierre to St. John’s

This morning catch the FERRY back to Fortune, Newfoundland. Drive up the “Burin Boot” to head into St. John’s. The afternoon is free to explore the downtown area. Tonight join us for a FAREWELL DINNER. Overnight St. John’s. Meals Include: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner.

9

St. John’s to Home

All good things must come to an end and so we bid a fond farewell to France and Canada’s newest yet oldest province. As you fly home it will be with many delightful memories of an authentic Newfoundland and French experience that will be recalled for years to come. Meals Include: Breakfast.

Included in Your Holiday

  • Ground Transportation by motorcoach
  • Quality accommodations and taxes with private bath and/or shower
  • Services of an experienced local Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Travel Bag
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Airport Transfers
  • Ferry Crossings to and from St. Pierre, France and Fortune, NF
  • Welcome Reception
  • The Rooms
  • Johnson Geo Centre
  • Chocolate Tasting
  • Admiral’s Coast
  • Avalon Peninsula
  • Irish Loop
  • Colony of Avalon Archaeology Site
  • Ferryland
  • Bay Bulls (weather permitting)
  • Conception Bay
  • Bonavista
  • Lighthouse at Cape Bonavista
  • Ryan Premises National Historic Site
  • Burin Peninsula
  • Guided Tours of St. John’s and St. Pierre
  • Meals Include: 8 Continental Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 6 Dinners including a French Cuisine and a Farewell Dinner.

Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars from St. John’s | Prices subject to change | Land portion only | Airfare and air tax are not included | Consult Nagel Tours or your travel agent for the best available airfare | Hotels cannot accommodate quads or triples.

Quad

$: N/A

GST: N/A

Triple

$: N/A

GST: N/A

Twin

$3,189.00

GST: $478.35

Single

$3,889.00

GST: $583.35

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