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Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

The Battery, St. John's Newfoundland


St.Pierre, France

Newfoundland East and St. Pierre, France

DEPARTURE: From any city | Fly to and return from St, John’s, Newfoundland

Join us on a unique tour that combines a two-night stay on the island of St. Pierre, France with some truly Newfoundland highlights!

 Experience a bit of Europe while on your Newfoundland vacation. Discover the European island of St. Pierre topped off with authentic French Cuisine, wine and culture.  In Newfoundland, spend time in North America’s oldest city, explore historical communities along the Island’s rugged and beautiful vistas, learn about the natural forces that shape our planet at the Johnson Geo Centre combined with music, fun, food and cheer!

  • 2023 Departure Dates
  • 9 days | July 14, 2023
  • Canada East
  • Flight
  • Passport Required

Home Cities to St. John’s, Newfoundland

(4 nights) Arrive in St. John’s, Newfoundland to begin your Eastern Holiday. Upon arrival, a complimentary AIRPORT TRANSFER will be provided to your hotel.  This evening features an informal WELCOME MEET and GREET.


St. John’s

A GUIDED CITY TOUR this morning will introduce you to one of the oldest settlements in North America.  Stops include THE ROOMS – the new provincial art gallery, museum and archives; as well as the JOHNSON GEO CENTRE, a facility that declares itself to be “Earth’s Geological Showcase”. Stop at the NEWFOUNDLAND CHOCOLATE COMPANY for a tasting, before travelling north to the ADMIRAL’S COAST.  The uniquely named fishing villages nestled into the rugged cliffs are picture perfect.  Dinner tonight is on George Street, a street of pubs and bars. Enjoy the local pub fare along with some Newfoundland music and entertainment.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.


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 will be at the Ferryland Lighthouse.  Gourmet picnic lunches are served as you 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 for a BOAT TOUR (weather permitting). You don’t want to miss the chance to see Atlantic Puffins, Murres and other seabirds, as well as Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Tonight, enjoy DINNER in Bay Bulls.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


St. John’s

Travel “around the Bay” following the picturesque coastline of CONCEPTION BAY, home of pirates 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 and home of the famous late Captain Bob Bartlett, who took Robert Perry to the North Pole. End your day in the Bay Roberts area exploring the Mad Rock coastline before returning to your hotel for the night.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Lunch.  


St. John’s to Marytown

Cross the Isthmus of Avalon to explore the “BURIN BOOT” this morning. The picturesque town of Swift Current offers a nice mid-morning break on the way to Marystown, hub of this peninsula and home for the night. An afternoon visit to Burin and ST. LAWRENCE portrays details of the heroic efforts of the local community to save the seamen aboard the doomed vessels The Pollux and Truxtun.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Marystown to St. Pierre, France

(2 nights) Before arriving in Fortune on the BURIN PENINSULA, travel to GRAND BANK made famous by its namesake schooners and its prolific fishing heritage.  After lunch, 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 true authentic FRENCH CUISINE at one of St. Pierre’s finest restaurants.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


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.   Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.



St. Pierre to St. John’s

Catch the morning FERRY back to Fortune, Newfoundland before driving up the “Burin Boot” to return to St. John’s.  The afternoon is free to explore the downtown area.  Join us tonight for a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER, the perfect finale to a memorable touring adventure.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner.


St. John’s to Home

As all good things must come to an end, we bid a fond farewell to France and Canada’s newest yet oldest province. Fly home with many delightful memories of an authentic Newfoundland and French experience that will be recalled for years to come. AIRPORT TRANSFER is provided.   Meals Include:  Breakfast.

tour route of Newfounland East and St. Pierre France

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air-conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodation and tax
  • Services of an experienced local Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Airport Transfers
  • Ferry Crossings to and from St. Pierre, France and Fortune, NL
  • Welcome Meet and Greet 
  • The Rooms
  • Johnson Geo Centre
  • Chocolate Tasting
  • Admiral’s Coast
  • Avalon Peninsula
  • Irish Loop
  • Colony of Avalon Archaeology Site
  • Ferryland
  • Bay Bulls Boat Tour(weather permitting)
  • Conception Bay
  • Holyrood
  • Brigus
  • Bay Roberts
  • St Lawrence
  • Burin Peninsula Peninsula
  • Grand Bank
  • Guided Tours of St. John’s and St. Pierre
  • Meals Include:  8 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners including a French Cuisine and a Farewell Dinner.

2023 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars from St. John’s | Land portion only | Airfare and tax are not included

Consult Nagel Tours or your travel agent for the best available airfare



GST: $558.75



GST: $681.75