Mathieu Dupuis, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon 2021Mathieu Dupuis, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon 2021
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Travel itineraryin 7 days

A week in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

Discover Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, exceptional islands: a French territory 25km off the coast of Newfoundland. In this small part of France, you will be immediately disoriented by the language, the gastronomy, the wines, the festivals, the music… Far from the traditional atmosphere of Canada, which is so close. A destination to discover!

To be achieved in
1 week

The stay :

What to see and do in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon during 1 week? Discover the nature of this archipelago which offers superb landscapes. Stroll through the streets of the villages and admire their small colourful houses. You can also discover museums and practice many sports activities.

Discovery of St-Pierre Island

Upon your arrival, opt for a 1h15 tour of the island of Saint-Pierre by minivan or bus. Discover the island, its town, its history and its colourful landscapes accompanied by a guide. Take the opportunity to take some pictures during the proposed stops. Overnight stay in Saint-Pierre.

Escapade to the Ile aux Marins

Make the most of your morning by visiting our shops from 10am onwards. Please note that they close at midday and remain open until 2pm. At 11:30 am, departure for the Ile aux Marins, with the ship P’tit Gravier, for a 10 minute crossing. First stop for a gourmet break at the Maison Jézéquel, treat yourself to a traditional meal in a warm and friendly place, a meal you will have taken care to reserve before your departure to the island.

In the early afternoon, join your guide on the quay for a guided tour that you will have booked at the tourist information centre of Saint-Pierre or at the Musée de l’Arche. Ile aux Marins, beaten by the wind and the waves, was once a community of fishermen and pioneers. From the wharf to the cemetery, via the gravel pits, the church and the school, there are traces of an intense activity under often harsh conditions. Return to Saint-Pierre at the end of the afternoon with, why not, just before getting back on the boat, another last gourmet break at the Maison Jézéquel for the traditional cup of tea this time. Overnight stay in Saint-Pierre.

A breath of fresh air

9am meeting with a guide for a tailor-made eco-tour, the diversity of landscapes in this small area is exceptional. The diversity of landscapes in this small area is exceptional. It is on foot that you can best discover these jewels. 12:00 p.m. Treat your taste buds in one of the town’s restaurants, a French table not to be missed under any pretext. 1:30 pm Meet at the sailing school for a 3-hour Zodiac tour. Discover the richness of our Archipelago “on the sea side”: an exceptional colony of birds nesting on the Grand Colombier, with geological, cultural and historical references. Discovery of the east coast of Langlade. 5pm Return to the port of Saint-Pierre, take advantage of these few hours before the evening meal to go to the lookout of Anse à Pierre to take some pictures of the city with the island of sailors in the background. Evening in one of our restaurants and enjoy the atmosphere of the downtown bars. Overnight stay in Saint-Pierre.

Zenitude on Miquelon

In the morning, take the ferry to Miquelon. Start with a guided tour of the village with a local guide to discover Miquelon, its museum and its magnificent church. Sample the island’s local specialities in one of the restaurants. Explore Miquelon and Langlade by minivan, passing through its famous sandy isthmus, a trip that never leaves you indifferent. Visit the Maison de la Nature et de l’Environnement, a permanent and very interactive exhibition to discover the history, geology, climate and biodiversity of the archipelago through four natural environments, with a small diversions to the Boutique Art Passion to find “the” souvenir of this unforgettable escapade. In the evening, the restaurants and bars of the village await you. Overnight stay on Miquelon, with its renowned Miquelonnais hospitality.

Head for Miquelon

A stay on Miquelon without visiting the Cape is unthinkable. Enjoy a guided walk around the Cape, a site not to be missed. The landscapes are breathtaking with a rich and varied flora. This walk offers every chance to see the White-tailed Deer! (Approximately 2 hours), during the day, opt for a visit of the Grand Barachois by Zodiac to discover a colony of seals. Overnight stay on Miquelon.

The colourful streets of Saint-Pierre

Back to Saint-Pierre. Take advantage of these last few days to visit our many shops and find souvenirs, local products and crafts… You can opt for one of the many guided tours such as Architecture and Heritage proposed by the Musée de l’Arche where objects, texts, photographs, archives and works of art retrace the history of the islands, with the exceptional presence of a guillotine. Or the Prohibition tour including a visit to the Heritage Museum, a must-see place that displays objects testifying to the social, economic and religious evolution of the last two centuries. At the end of the day, meet the locals, the Zigotos are waiting for you at the salie n°20 and why not a little trip in a dory? Overnight stay in Saint-Pierre.

Relax for a few more hours…

When you wake up, visit one of our bakeries and pastry shops. For lunch, why not have a little French picnic. For this last day, you can rent an electric bike to discover the island, or go to the equestrian centre for a horse ride. Enjoy a snack in one of our cafés with delicious local pastries. At the end of the afternoon, opt for a short stroll along the seafront of Le Diamant. Wake up your taste buds and visit one of our restaurants in the evening. Overnight stay in Saint-Pierre.

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