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Jersey: Occupation and Liberation

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DEPARTS: Jersey

from: $1948
8 Days
  • Price: per person, twin share
  • Deposit: 30%
This 8-day tour takes in the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by the Germans during WW2.

Jersey: Occupation and Liberation

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Itinerary

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Tour Includes

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The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles occupied by the Germans during World War Two. Our May departure coincides with the anniversary of Liberation Day, whilst the September departure takes in the Battle of Britain Air Display.

Itinerary

Day 1 > Arrive Jersey

Join your tour group at the Jersey hotel this evening. (D)

Day 2 > Free Time

Free for you to relax and do as you please. (B,D)

Day 3 > 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. Brelade’s Bay Hotel, a home to German Soldiers during the occupation. Continue this afternoon with a tour of St Brelade’s Bay with Jersey’s foremost military historian and acclaimed writer, Ian Ronayne. (B,L,D)

STAR INCLUSIONS   Jersey War Tunnels   St. Brelade’s Bay

Day 4 > Occupation Walk

A morning guided ‘Occupation Walk’ around St. Helier, taking in all the many historic sites, memorials and monuments. We end at the award-winning 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. (B,D)

STAR INCLUSIONS   St. Helier   St Helier Occupation Walk   Maritime Museum   Occupation Tapestry Gallery

Day 5 > Corbieres & Channel Island Military Museum

Guided by Ian Ronayne, we spend the day visiting a number of WW2 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. (B,D)

STAR INCLUSIONS   Noirmont Point Command Bunker   Corbiere

Channel Islands Military Museum   Moltke Battery at Les Landes

Day 6 > May & Sept Departure

Liberation Day (May 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.

*Breakfast & Dinner Included

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. (B,D)

Battle of Britain Day (September 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. (B,D)

STAR INCLUSION   Battle of Britain Display

Day 7 > Free Time

Free for you to relax and do as you please. (B,D)

Day 8 > Tour finish

Our tour ends this morning after breakfast. (B)

Departure Dates

Tour datesDaysPrice
7th May 20208$1,948.00
9th September 20208$1,948.00

Your Tour Includes

  • 7 nights' hotel accommodation
  • Continental breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 7 evening meals
  • Specialist Battlefield Historian
  • All battlefields sites as listed in the itinerary
  • Travel by air-conditioned coach

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