A Channel Island Sojourn

Resort: A Channel Island Sojourn
Operator: Saga
Destination: British Isles
Price From: £699.00

Get to know the Channel Islands, from the ‘floral’ isle of Jersey to tranquil Sark

Discover a unique combination of British and French traditions on this lively holiday which includes opportunities to cruise the coast of Jersey and tour Guernsey’s highlights.

Including…

  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required
  • Return ferry journey and transfers 
  • Saga tour manager
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage in all hotels

Excursions

  • Jersey War Tunnels (half day)
  • St Malo in Brittany (full day)
  • Sark (full day)

Itinerary

Day 1
UK to Jersey

Travel to Jersey where you will spend four nights at the 3-star resort-style Merton Hotel (3Q) in St Helier.

Day 2
Jersey War Tunnels

This morning is at leisure. This afternoon, enjoy an included visit to Jersey’s historic war tunnels for a glimpse into the island’s role in World War II.

Day 3
St Malo

Today a full-day included excursion takes you by ferry to St Malo in Brittany. Originally a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, St Malo is now joined to the French mainland by a large promenade. The historic Citadelle dominates the skyline. After a short walk to the centre you’ll have time to explore the cobbled streets packed with shops.

Day 4
St Helier

You may like to explore independently this morning. The Howard Davis Park is adjacent to the hotel, while the beach and centre of St Helier are just 550 yards away. This afternoon an optional excursion visits the Jersey Lavender Farm.

Optional excursions

Jersey Lavender Farm |Half day

Discover the pleasingly purple world of Jersey Lavender, a family-run run farm where lavender is grown, harvested and then turned into a range of different products. You’ll learn how the oil is distilled from the plant and about its many uses. The shop at the farm is filled with different lavender-themed goods, from perfumes and colognes, to room sprays, dried lavender bags and various lotions.

Day 5
Jersey to Guernsey

Take the ferry to Guernsey where you will stay for three nights at the 3-star Les Rocquettes Hotel (3Q), a former country mansion on the outskirts of Guernsey’s capital, St Peter Port.

Day 6
Sark Island

Visit the tiny island of Sark during a full-day included excursion. A tractor-drawn trailer will take you up the steep incline of Harbour Hill, from where you can discover the natural beauty of this tranquil traffic-free island for yourself. Explore on foot, or you may like to hire a horse and cart (at your own expense).

Please note on the July 4, 2017 departure the trip to Sark takes place on Day 7.

Day 7
At leisure

Today enjoy an optional half-day coach tour around Guernsey. This afternoon you can enjoy the facilities at your hotel or perhaps venture into St Peter Port.

Optional excursions

Guernsey by Coach |Half day

Take a tour to discover points further afield on this beautiful island. Your trip takes in Little Chapel, the headland of Pleinmont Point, the West Coast and the bay of L’Ancresse.

Day 8
Guernsey to UK

Return by ferry to the UK.

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