The One Minute Geographer: Visit Real France an Hour from Canada

Jim Fonseca
3 min readFeb 22, 2024
St. Pierre harbor Photo from frenchcanadaculture.org on canadahistory.ca

No, we’re not talking about Quebec and French Canada — great places. But we’re talking about real French territory and 6,000 citizens of France living on the picturesque islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon an hour by ferry off the coast of Newfoundland.

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Jim Fonseca

Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.