Channel Islands Explorer – Guernsey, Jersey, Herm & Sark

7 Days

27th Sep 2017 - £859pp

GJ9

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Overview

Situated off the coast of France, the channel islands offer stunning coastlines, picturesque harbours and a great mixture of British and continental cultures. This super holiday showcases the best bits with half board hotel accommodation in Guernsey and Jersey, a visit to the islands of Sark and Herm and a round the island discovery tour of Jersey all included as well as free time to enjoy the islands at your own pace.

Itinerary


St Peter Port


Herm

Sark

Beauport Bay, Jersey

Corbiere lighthouse, Jersey


Day 1: UK to Guernsey
Join at your chosen airport for the flight to Guernsey, on arrival transfer to the hotel. The island is steeped in wartime history and the legacy is a labyrinth of fortifications plus fascinating museums that vividly recreate everyday life in the occupied islands. Dinner in the hotel.

Day 2: Guernsey & Herm Island
This morning is at leisure on Guernsey followed by an afternoon excursion by ferry to the beautiful Herm Island. There are no cars and no pressure, just an active policy of preserving the island‘s pristine natural environment and peacefulness. Enjoy beach walks, gift shops at the harbour plus the Mermaid Tavern. After time at leisure on Herm return to our hotel on Guernsey. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3: Sark Island
Full day excursion to Sark by ferry. On arrival transfers by tractor-train are provided up the hill from the port to the village centre. This sleepy island has no cars, just bicycles and horse drawn carts. A 2-hour carriage ride around the island is included with stops to take in beautiful coastal views and La Seigneurie Gardens (admission extra).

Day 4: Guernsey to Jersey
Ferry crossing to Jersey and transfer to the Merton Hotel. Jersey is renowned for its dramatic coastal scenery, peaceful green lanes and fields dotted with Jersey cows, and bustling St helier with shops, bars and restaurants. Dinner in the hotel.

Day 5: Jersey
Full day "Round Island" excursion takes in the beautiful bays of St Brelade‘s and St Ouen‘s, the Corbiere Lighthouse and charming harbour village of St Aubin‘s. Visit Jersey Pearl, before returning to the hotel for dinner.

Day 6: Jersey
Today is at leisure on Jersey. Walk via the pretty Howard Davis Park for shopping in central St Helier. Alternatively take the convenient ‘Hop On Hop Off‘ bus for visits to attractions such as the world famous Durrell Wildlife Park and the fascinating Jersey War Tunnels telling the story of Jersey‘s occupation during WWII (local charges apply). Dinner at the hotel.

Day 7: Return to UK
Check-out of the hotel after breakfast. Transfer to Jersey airport for your return flight.
Note: Events subject to change by the organisers.

Your Hotels

Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey; Merton Hotel, Jersey

Peninsula Hotel - 3-star - Vale Peninsular, Guernsey
The 3-star Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey, is set in 5 acres of grounds in a prominent sea front position. It is located in the Vale Peninsula, in a residential area and overlooks 2 sleepy fishing bays. All rooms have a private bathroom, satellite television and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also an outdoor swimming pool, heated in the summer months.

Sun Merton Hotel - 3-star - St Saviour, Jersey
Jersey’s Sun Merton Hotel is located in St Saviour, just a 15-minute walk into the centre of St Helier, via a pretty park. All rooms have private facilities, colour TV, radio, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer and telephone. Across from the hotel you have access to Merton‘s Aquadome leisure club, which includes 1 indoor and 1 outdoor pool, spa pools, gym, sauna, steam room and a café serving light snacks.

Flights

Direct flights from Southampton, Birmingham,Exeter, Manchester & Gatwick.
Flights to Guernsey are available from Edinburgh but return flights from Jersey go via Guernsey.

  • Flights are possible from these airports. All are subject to availability at time of booking and some may have a supplement

  • Flight time around 1 hr each way

  • Flights include 1 checked in bag (usually no more than 20kgs) and 1 carry on bag per person - weight & size of each subject to airline restrictions

  • Please call us on 01895 83 33 33 to discuss your flight requirements

Included


  • Escorted throughout

  • Flights with luggage to Guernsey and return from Jersey from a choice of UK airports - supp’t may apply -see above

  • 3 nights stay at the 3-star Peninsular Hotel, Guernsey

  • Ferry crossing from Guernsey to Jersey

  • 3 nights stay at the 3-star Sun Merton Hotel, Jersey

  • 6 breakfasts & 6 dinners

  • Excursions as stated

  • Airport to hotel transfer on arrival and departure


ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS:
  • Single room supplement £180 per person