Can you drive to St Pierre Miquelon?
By car Travelling by car to Saint-Pierre requires driving through Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and taking the ferry. From Argentia, take Route 100 northeast until the Trans Canada Highway (Route 1). Take Route 1 West to Route 210.
Do you need a passport to go to St Pierre et Miquelon from Newfoundland?
No passport required. Canadian citizens visiting the islands need only an official government-issued photo ID. Locals speak European French, though many are also fluent in English. The euro is used on the island, although Canadian currency is accepted by most businesses.
Is there a car ferry to St Pierre and Miquelon?
Water transport A regular car ferry service is provided between Saint-Pierre and the Canadian town of Fortune, Newfoundland and Labrador. As of August 2021, there is now regular ferry service between the two destinations capable of carrying 15 cars and three tractor-trailer trucks.
Which country still controls St Pierre and Miquelon today?
It’s France! While Saint-Pierre and Miquelon is near Newfoundland and share its climate and geography, one can be excused for thinking that culturally they will be a lot like Newfoundland and Labrador.
Can I take my car to St Pierre?
Cars can now board ferry to St-Pierre-Miquelon, as Fortune wharf project complete. It took six years and a million-dollar deal between France and Canada, but passenger vehicles from the archipelago can now roll right into Newfoundland.
Can Canadians move to St Pierre?
Even though Saint Pierre & Miquelon is a territory of France, the region is not part of the Schengen Treaty and has its own immigration policy. Residents of most countries can travel to Saint Pierre & Miquelon visa-free, with citizens of the European Economic Area allowed to stay in the country for an unlimited time.
Can you see France from Newfoundland?
On a clear day, stand on any westward-facing beach near Point May on Newfoundland’s wind-scoured Burin Peninsula and gaze seaward. You can see France from there.
Can you take a vehicle to St Pierre?
From August 2021, SPM Ferries will provide transportation service for passengers, their vehicles and pets between St. Pierre, Miquelon and Fortune (TN). SPM Ferries will provide all to guarantee to its passengers a quality service on its vessels NORDET and SUROIT.