NEWFOUNDLAND AND FRANCE Self Drive Tour

14 Days, 13 Nights Tour

Not just a trip, but a tour for all your senses: Culture, Food, History, Humour, Architecture, Water, Creatures of all shapes and sizes, Flora, Fauna, this tour has them all.

Highlights
911 Tour, L’anse Aux Meadows (a Unesco Heritage site), Norstead Viking settlement with Snorri, (a Viking ship replica), St. Pierre and Miquelon (France), Sunset Bonne Bay cruise with Screech In ceremony, Western Brooke Pond boat tour, Rocky Harbour Anchors Aweigh musical comedy night, Twillingate Lobster Dinner Show, Bay Bulls Whale and Puffin Boat Tour, Private Fogo Island tour, Gros Morne Tablelands tour, St. John’s city tour with Signal Hill, Quidi Vidi Village, Cape Spear, Auk island winery, Salmonid Centre, Terra Nova National Park, Petty Harbour. You should expect multiple moose sightings.

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Day 1 Arrive at your St. Anthony area hotel

Day 2
Depart early for the Viking communities of Norstead and L’anse aux Meadows (a Unesco Heritage site). Spend some time in the orientation center followed by a guided tour of the site. You will then have time for exploring on your own. On your way back to the hotel drop by the Grenfell Centre and learn about some unique local history. Also make a short stop at Dark Tickle where they make delicious local food items for purchase.

Day 3
Leave this morning for Rocky Harbour. Along the way, we will stop at the Arches Provincial Park, plus other stops for photos and lunch. We recommend the Anchors Aweigh musical comedy night at 8 p.m.

Day 4
At your leisure, take a 1 hour drive to the Tablelands in Gros Morne Park (a Unesco Heritage site).You will stop at the Woody Point Research Centre, spending time before our guided tour of the area walking on the earth’s mantle.

Day 5
You have to depart at 9 a.m. for the 11a.m. Western Brooke Pond tour. There is a 45 min walk to the boat and back from the parking lot. If this is too much for you we offer the Bonne Bay cruise with Gros Morne sea views and other amazing sights.

Day 6
Leaving for Gander with a stop in Grand Falls Windsor at the Salmonid Center for lunch on the deck overlooking the falls. Take a “911” tour later in afternoon in Gander if available.

Day 7
Today you leave early to be dockside to board your ferry to Fogo Island. This place is a favourite for me with the beautiful places to see including Joe Batt’s Arm. Return to the ferry to drive back to the hotel in Gander.

Day 8
Leaving today for Twillingate, you cross Tickle and Runs on your day spent exploring this scenic area. There are many things to do. Tour the winery where you can start the day with lunch, museums, the lighthouse and many gift shops. In the evening if you wish at 5p.m enjoy drinks on the deck at the theatre, 6p.m. lobster dinner followed by the show 7-9p.m.

Day 9
Your drive today will take you through Terra Nova National Park. During the drive you can make stops along the way for photos and lunch.

Day 10
DO NOT FORGET YOUR PASSPORT!!!!
France is where you are headed today, St. Pierre and Miquelon. Our ferry leaves at 9a.m so we depart the hotel at 6:50 a.m sharp. We have a guided tour of the island and followed by free time to explore and to find a cafe for lunch. We will need to take the 5.30 p.m ferry back.

Day 11
Departing today you leave for your last stop, St. John’s. Scenic stops today and Bay Bulls boat tour available.

Day 12
Take a city and area tour this morning; Torbay, Signal Hill, Quidi Vidi village, The Battery, Cape Spear and Petty Harbour for lunch.

Day 13
Is George Street calling? The Rooms which is a very interesting museum is just a short walk from our hotel.

Day 14
Tour ends.

Price C$2,400.00 p.p. based on double accommodation.
Includes Hotels, Ferry tickets Fogo and St Pierre, Sunset cruise with screech in

Ask about single, triple or quad rates

We can include air to Newfoundland and a car on arrival if you wish

We can help with tickets entrance fees etc.

We will supply all information for the areas spoken about in the itinerary.

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