Jersey – Occupation and Liberation & the Battle of Britain Air Display by Air

  • 8 Day Tour
  • 6 Sights Visited
  • 3 Star Rating

Day 1

Fly to Jersey where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a seven-night stay, then onwards to your hotel for a seven night stay. Tonight begins with a welcome drink and introductory talk.

  • Included meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Jersey War Tunnels and St. Brelades Bay

We visit the Jersey War Tunnels – an enormous tunnel complex built by the Germans as an artillery barracks but converted into a first aid field bunker as an emergency stand-by in 1943. It is now an excellent museum telling the complete story, through interactive displays, of the Occupation. We have an included lunch stop at the St. Brelades Bay Hotel, a home to German Soldiers during the occupation. Continue this afternoon with a tour of St Brelades Bay with Jersey’s foremost military historian and acclaimed writer, Ian Ronayne.

  • Included meals: English Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Jersey War Tunnels

St. Brelade’s Bay

Day 3 - Free Time

Free for you to relax and do as you please.

  • Included meals: English Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Corbieres & Channel Island Military Museum

Guided by Ian Ronayne, we spend the day visiting a number of WWII locations, some not normally opened to the general public. We head out to the coast for a guided tour of the Noirmont Point Command Bunker, see the German fortifications at Corbiere, the Channel Islands Military Museum and Moltke Battery at Les Landes.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Noirmont Point

Day 5 - Liberation Day (May 6th 2017 departure)

Join the commemorations that take place today as Jersey celebrates 72 years since it was liberated from German occupation. Full details of the activities taking place will be updated on our website.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 - Battle of Britain Day (September 5th 2017 departure)

We head to the People’s Park in St. Helier where there will be a static display of helicopters. This afternoon, enjoy the spectacular Battle of Britain Air Display which takes place over St. Aubin’s Bay with the dramatic backdrop of Elizabeth Castle.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

St. Aubin’s Bay

St Helier

Battle of Britain Display

Day 6 - Occupation Walk

A morning guided ‘Occupation Walk’ around St. Helier, taking in all the many historic sites, memorials and monuments. We end at the awardwinning Maritime Museum in St. Helier and the Occupation Tapestry Gallery where a guide will be on hand to talk about life during the Occupation. Free afternoon.

  • Included meals: English Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7

Free day to relax.

  • Included meals: English Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the U.K.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; single room supplement £179; travel insurance from £44.95; flight supplements where applicable.


 



FAQ's about our tours

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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.