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Secrets of Jersey - The Battle of Flowers

Secrets of Jersey - The Battle of Flowers

Satr 4 Aug 2018: An 8 day Escorted Coach Holiday to Jersey, The Battle of Flowers Festival with Johnsons Coaches

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From cliffs coated with wild flowers to the beautiful beaches that fringe its shores, Jersey is a truly picturesque destination. Just 19 miles from France, the island effortlessly combines European sophistication with traditional British charm. With its unspoiled landscape, Jersey really is a place where you can get away from it all. Relax and enjoy the famed hospitality of its people, and lose yourself in the Island’s winding lanes or on its breathtaking coast.

 

The Jersey Battle of Flowers

 

An annual carnival which consists of music, funfairs, dancers, majorettes and a parade of flower covered floats alongside various street entertainers. It was inaugurated in 1902 to celebrate the Coronation of Edward VII.

 

Your Holiday Includes:

 

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Return Air Travel from Birmingham or East Midlands

  • Return transfers between Jersey/Guernsey airport & hotel

  • Half board accommodation

  • One piece of hold luggage per person (20Kgs)

  • All current taxes

  • Full island tour by coach

  • Guided tour of the La Mare Wine Estate

  • Half day visit to the Jersey War Tunnels

  • An evening 'Behind the Scenes' excursion to view the parde floats

  • Grandstand tickets for the Battle of Flowers Parade

  • View the popular 'Moonlight Parade' of the floats

 

Not included:

All lunches

 

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Saturday

We include Door-to-Door transfers to Birmingham Airport, followed by our flight to Jersey and hotel transfers to the Monterey Hotel.

Sunday

Enjoy our included full-day island tour by coach, which will travel along the coast of Jersey from St. Brelade's Bay to Corbiere Lighthouse. We then continue along St. Ouen's Bay for a visit to the Jersey Pearl Centre before travelling to the rugged north coast cove of Greve De Lecq. In the afternoon, we include a guided tour of the La Mare Wine Estate where we visit the beautiful vineyards, orchards, the Cognac style distillery and the chocolate production kitchen.

Monday

A full day at leisure in resort.

Tuesday

A half day visit to the Jersey War Tunnels, where we discover the true story of the Occupation of Jersey during World War II. Walk along the very tunnels which were trodden on by the German soldiers and discover what Jersey life was like during those dark days of the occupation.

Wednesday

At leisure with an included evening 'Behind the Scenes' excursion to view the parade floats.

Thursday

We include Grandstand Tickets for the Battle of Flowers Parade.

Friday

At leisure however during the evening we include a transfer back to the arena to enjoy the popular 'Moonlight Parade' of the floats.

Saturday 2

We include transfers to Jersey Airport for the flight to Birmingham. Upon arrival at Birmingham your Door-to-Door vehicles will be waiting to take you home.

Please note

The itinerary may vary according to weather conditions.

Your Hotel

 

The Monterey Hotel, St Helier

Well situated in a convenient residential area, ten minutes from the centre of St Helier and is positioned on a regular bus route.

 

Mobility Grade:  3 – Resort: On the level. Hotel: Level main entrance. A few isolated steps internally but lift serves all floors.

 

Hotel Facilities:

  • Restaurant

  • Bar/lounge

  • Outdoor pool

  • Indoor pool

  • Jacuzzi steam room & mini gym         

  • En Suite Bedrooms 

  • TV 

  • Hospitality Tray

  • Lift

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

 

8 Day Escorted Tour

Sat 4 Aug – Sat 11 Aug 2018

£1039

 

Pick up and departure times to be confirmed.

 

Supplements

Single Room: £Nil (Limited Availability) 

Holiday Insurance: £53 (IPT included)

 

Deposit: All Jersey Tours require a deposit of £250 per person, payable at the time of booking.

 

Flights, Currency & ATOL Protection

 

All Flight Times will be advised with your final documentation approximately two weeks prior to departure. All air journeys are weather permitting and that the itinerary may have to be varied for weather conditions.

 

Passports

Whilst passports are not required for entry to the Channel Islands, increased security is such that most airlines now require that you produce valid photo identification at check in. The following forms of ID are acceptable:

• Valid Passport • Valid Photographic driving licence • Citizen Card

However, if you are planning a trip to St Malo in France from Jersey, a passport will be required.

 

ATOL Protection

Our Jersey Holidays are ATOL protected through the CI Travel Group, for whom Johnsons are acting as an Agent. This package holiday is ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL number 1965).

 

Currency

The island’s currency is Sterling. However, the island does have its own coins and notes which you may receive in change and it is worthwhile remembering that these are NOT accepted in the UK!

 

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