Burin Area - French Islands

The Burin Peninsula, specifically the Town of Fortune is the departure site for the St. Pierre et Miquelon Ferry Service. During the peak summer season as many as twenty thousand tourists visit St. Pierre et Miquelon by way of Fortune, giving it the title of "the Gateway to the French Islands." The Ferry ride is approximately 45 minutes, and upon arrival visitors will be immersed in a truly unique french culture. Just imagine, during your trip to the Burin Peninsula you can actually make a short stopover to France!


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