French Mussels

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

The Battery, St. John's Newfoundland

Puffins

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 an Eastern tour that combines a two-night stay on the unique island of St. Pierre, France with some truly Newfoundland highlights!  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.   
  • 9 days |  July 10, 2021 |  July 30, 2021
  • Canada East
  • Flight
  • Passport Recommended
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Home Cities to St. John’s, Newfoundland

(3 nights) Today 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 RECEPTION.

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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.

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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 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). We cannot 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.

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St. John’s to Trinity

(2 nights) 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. This evening travel to Trinity, the oldest and perhaps most picturesque fishing community on the island and your home for the next two nights.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

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Trinity

Celebrate the beginning of European history today when you 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 commemorating the history of the cod fishing industry. Later, travel back to Trinity and explore the historic shops and properties.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Lunch.

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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 true authentic FRENCH CUISINE at one of St. Pierre’s finest restaurants.  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.    Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.

 

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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.

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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 Reception
  • 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
  • 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, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners including a French Cuisine and a Farewell Dinner.

2021 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

Twin

$3,395.00

GST: $509.25

Single

$4,180.00

GST: $627.00

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