La Prohibition- The islands of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon were vital for the international alcohol trade during the Prohibition era. Look for traces of Al Capone and Bill McCoy during a guided walking tour. Relive the life of a bootlegger with a visit to the Heritage Museum which holds a nice collection of objects collected over many years.
Saint-Pierre by Zodiac- Would you like to go whale watching in France? It’s closer than you think – on your next cruise to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon. Board a zodiac to discover the richness of our Archipelago at sea. There are beautiful, rugged cliffs and coves, marine mammals, and an exceptional bird colony nesting on the “Grand Colombier”, all complemented by […]
Bon Appétit- Take stroll through the streets of Saint-Pierre to enjoy la joie de vivre! Fine cheeses, wine, and chocolate are just some of the French culinary delights awaiting you in the Archipelago. And just try to walk by a French pastry shop without going in! Before you cruise to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, make sure you learn at least […]
Step Back in Time- Ile aux Marins is a charming island facing Saint-Pierre. Only ten minutes by passenger ferry, this beautiful island serves as a unique testimony of the fishermen’s past. In the 1960’s the last permanent residents left, but heritage groups have given life back to the island with help from the French and local governments. Take a […]
A Day in France- Is France on your bucket list? There’s no need to go to Europe to see Europe. Cruise to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon off Newfoundland’s coast. Claimed for France in 1536 by Jacques Cartier, and with a history that includes fishing and rumrunning, this Archipelago is not short on interesting stories. On a shore excursion bus tour of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, […]