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Jersey Short Break
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Jersey Short Break

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Take a holiday in Jersey, the biggest of the Channel Islands. Although the Island is just nine miles by five, a short break to Jersey will deliver big as there are plenty of activities and excursions.

Enjoy a full day island tour of Jersey, where you will discover Aubin’s Bay, Grève De Lecq beach and see the stunning coastline. You will also embark on a full excursion to Saint-Malo, Brittany, which is a historical French port with a fascinating walled old town dating back to the 12th century.

Jersey is rich with history; it was the only part of Britain to be occupied by Germany during World War Two. Discover the Jersey War Tunnels during your time at leisure, explore Jersey National Park or you can sit back, relax and simply enjoy the stunning scenery.  

 

Practical Information for this holiday

Currency
Pounds Sterling (£)
Passport
A valid passport is required for this holiday. EU citizens do not need a visa, however non-EU citizens should check with their embassy.
Average Prices for Region
  • Coffee: £2.00
  • Beer: £3.50
  • Glass of wine: £4.50
  • Light meal: £15.00
  • Soft Drink: £1.40
  • Bottled Water: £1.20
Packing List
  • Your valid passport
  • A rain jacket
  • A small backpack
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Recommended Reading

Against the Tide by John F Hanley

Hidden Gardens of the Channel Islands: Jersey by Lynne Mary Jenner

 

Holiday highlights

Saint Helier

From shopping to sightseeing, you will find plenty to do in the capital of Jersey. History enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that there are three museums in the town centre; the Maritime Museum, the Occupation Museum and the Jersey Museum. Elizabeth Castle in St. Aubin’s Bay can visited by foot during low tide or you can take the castle ferry at high tide.

Saint Malo

Enjoy a short ferry trip to Saint Malo in Brittany and explore this interesting French port with its historical walled old town. During the 17th and 18th century, Saint Malo was infamous as a base for French privateers and  pirates. Just outside the city you’ll find the former home, now a fascinating museum, of Jacques Cartier who discovered Canada.

Jersey Beaches

Jersey has a wide variety of beautiful beaches each with their own unique identity, with Grève De Lecq on the north coast and the most popular beach on the south of island, St Brelade's Bay.

Stunning Scenery

From the impressive coastline and beautiful beaches to the stunning woodland of St Catherine’s, Jersey offers so much captivating scenery.  

Practical Information for this holiday

Currency
Pounds Sterling (£)
Passport
A valid passport is required for this holiday. EU citizens do not need a visa, however non-EU citizens should check with their embassy.
Average Prices for Region
  • Coffee: £2.00
  • Beer: £3.50
  • Glass of wine: £4.50
  • Light meal: £15.00
  • Soft Drink: £1.40
  • Bottled Water: £1.20
Packing List
  • Your valid passport
  • A rain jacket
  • A small backpack
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Recommended Reading

Against the Tide by John F Hanley

Hidden Gardens of the Channel Islands: Jersey by Lynne Mary Jenner

 

Trip Itinerary - Day by day

Day 1- Arrive to Jersey

Arrive to Jersey

On your arrival into Jersey, you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel in St Helier town centre. You will have the remainder of the day to spend at your leisure

Day 2 - Jersey Island Tour

Full Day

Jersey Island Tour

After breakfast join your guide for a full day excursion to explore the delights of what Jersey has to offer and see why Jersey is considered one of the gems of the Channel Island. Departing St Helier, you will visit St Aubin’s Bay, St Brelade’s Bay, Corbière Lighthouse, St Ouen’s Bay, Grève De Lecq, the northern coastline, Gorey Harbour, home to the Mont Orgueil castle before eturning to St Helier via the varied and rugged east coast. As you drive, you will have the perfect view of the island’s picturesque beaches and bays which range from isolated coves to the wide, golden and sandy beaches of the south and west coasts.

Day 3 - Saint-Malo

Full Day

St-Malo

Today you will take a ferry (approx. 1.5 hrs) to the French walled town of Saint-Malo in Brittany. The home to French seafaring privateers in the 17th and 18th centuries here you’ll feel like you have stepped back in time as you walk through the cobbled streets of Saint-Malo during your guided tour. See sights such as the château of Saint-Malo, part of which is now the town museum, the walled ramparts and the local beaches, before having some free time to explore at your own pace. In the afternoon, you will return by ferry to your hotel in St Helier.

Day 4 - At Leisure

Full Day

At Leisure

Spend today relaxing or sightseeing at your own pace. Your guide from the previous days will be happy to suggest activities based on your interests.

Day 5 - Return Home

Return Home

It’s time to bid farewell to Jersey. You will be transferred to the airport, with guide assistance, for your flight home.

* Please note that the order of your excursions on the itinerary above is provisional and subject to change

Customer reviews

Hotel & accommodation available for this trip

Best Western Royal Hotel 3 Star

The Best Western Royal Hotel is ideally located in the centre of St Helier only minutes’ walk from the pedestrian shopping areas and restaurants. A beautiful place for a relaxing holiday, this hotel offers comfortably decorated bedrooms, bar, terrace, award-winning restaurant and... read more read more read more

The Best Western Royal Hotel is ideally located in the centre of St Helier only minutes’ walk from the pedestrian shopping areas and restaurants. A beautiful place for a relaxing holiday, this hotel offers comfortably decorated bedrooms, bar, terrace, award-winning restaurant and a great service.

Hotel address
Best Western Royal Hotel
David Pl, St Helier
Jersey JE2 4TD

UK
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Pomme d'Or Hotel 4 Star

Located on Liberation Square in the heart of St Helier, the Pomme d’Or Hotel is ideally placed for you to enjoy your holiday on the beautiful Channel Island of Jersey. Named after a well-known cider produced in the town, this family-run hotel has a fascinating history dating back... read more read more read more

Located on Liberation Square in the heart of St Helier, the Pomme d’Or Hotel is ideally placed for you to enjoy your holiday on the beautiful Channel Island of Jersey. Named after a well-known cider produced in the town, this family-run hotel has a fascinating history dating back to the early 19th century and has hosted many distinguished guests over the years.  With comfortable rooms decorated in contemporary style plus a welcoming bar and restaurant, it is the ideal base for both touring and relaxing.

 

 

Hotel address
Pomme d'Or Hotel
Liberation Square,
Jersey JE1 3UF,
United Kingdom
Jersey
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* Some hotel facilities may be seasonally operated or under maintenance and therefore unavailable at the time of your stay. Charges may apply for certain facilities.

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