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Visit Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

Welcome to Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, a French archipelago only steps away from Canada.

The islands are situated close to the south coast of Newfoundland, and is composed of three principle islands. Saint-Pierre, the main island with a surface of 26 square km, Miquelon with 110 square km, and Langlade with 91 square km. Miquelon and Langlade are connected by a sand isthmus of 12km. This can seem small, nevertheless, you will be charmed by the unique specificities discovered on such a short distance!

Don’t miss

  • L'île aux Marins, an island museum tracing the history of the Archipelago
  • Le Grand Barachois de Miquelon
  • The reserve at Cap de Miquelon
  • The tour of the coastlines of the Archipelago: a visit to the coasts of Langlade and Saint-Pierre

Usefull information

Main town:

Saint-Pierre

Entry formalities:

Citizens of the European Union, the European Economic Area, and Switzerland must present a valid passport on entry (necessary for transit via Canada). A visa is not required for stays of less than one month.

Currency:

Euro

Climate:

Northern, but milder due to the influence of the ocean.

Temperature:

Average: 41°F (between 50 and 73°F in summer, and 23 to 50°F in winter)

Getting there

The islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon are linked by Air Saint-Pierre at St. John's (Newfoundland), Sydney and Halifax (Nova Scotia).
A direct connecting flight is also operated by Air France from Montreal. Air Saint-Pierre also operates the link between the island of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. The archipelago is linked to Newfoundland by ferry, with several crossings a week (one every day in the high season).
Saint-Pierre is also a port of call for some summer cruises in the North Atlantic, from the Netherlands, or the UK.

Saint-Pierre