Cheap flights from St. Pierre and Miquelon
Flights from St. Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon is small group of islands south of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean. It is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France, the sole remnant of the former colonial empire of New France remaining under French control. Saint-Pierre, the smaller island, is the capital and central area activity, being the more populated of the two communes. Miquelon is the larger island (although it is actually made up of three islands connected by drifted sand).
Where to go
Miquelon Seafood Festival - The Seafood Festival in Miquelon occurs every year in mid-August. Volunteer cooks serve a wide variety of seafood specialties and French-style desserts, making the festival a great way to sample the islands' cuisine.
L’Arche Museum - The L’Arche Museum in Saint-Pierre houses the archives and the museum of the territorial collectivity of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. It provides insight of the islands' pre-history up to the industrial fishing period. The museum also provides guided walking tours of the architecture in the island.
Cultural and Sports Center - The center hosts sporting activities and creative activities relating to art, including theater, cinema, music, poetry, and painting. It organizes courses, exhibitions, lectures, film screenings, and concerts.
Nature tours - There are several types of tours available in Saint Pierre and Miquelon. For starters, one may discover the islands' rich maritime heritage via an interpretive zodiac tour, or explore the islets surrounding Saint-Pierre while on board a nine-meter sailboat called le Macareux.
Fly off to the city of Montréal in the Canadian province of Quebec and visit its many tourist attractions. Old Montréal, for one, is a historic city center that actually contains some structures that date back to New France, one of which is the church with one of the most dramatic Gothic Revival architecture in the world, the Notre-Dame Basilica. The Montreal Musem of Fine Arts is also worth a visit. It is Montreal's largest museum, spread across four pavilions with a total surface area of 485,100 square feet. Its permanent collection consists of approximately 40,000 artworks, including those of Quebec history, works by Old Masters, and drawings of Swiss painter Ferdinand Hodler. While in Canada, why not also check out one of its three Maritime provinces, Nova Scotia. Visit the country's oldest and largest maritime museum, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, or the family-owned Oaklawn Farm Zoo which contains the largest display of big cats and primates in eastern Canada.
The airports in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon only provide direct flights to airports in Canada. In order to go to long-distance destinations, travellers from Saint-Pierre are advised to book a flight to Canada, preferably to Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport.
How to get out
Miquelon Airport is the regional airport located in Miquelon. It is served by the airline Air Saint-Pierre to provide flights to Saint-Pierre airport.
Saint-Pierre Airport is the regional airport located 1.9 kilometers south of the capital. It is also served by Air Saint-Pierre but also operates at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia, Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport in Montréal, and St. John's International Airport in Newfoundland and Labrador. The three Canadian airports provide flights to international destinations such as cities in the United States of America and in Europe.
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