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The Channel Islands

Jersey - Guernsey - Sark
 649,-

This fantastic cycle tour takes you to the 3 most beautiful islands in the English Channel. Discover the British way of life and the French Savoir Vivre!

A bike tour is the perfect way of discovering this unspoiled countryside with all ist sights, sounds and smells. The Channel Islands are made for cycling. Discover magnificent cliff paths that hug the coast and offer views of stunning harbors and rocky seascapes before dipping down into picturesque coves and villages with pretty old stone farmhouses and flowers. Victor Hugo described the islands as "morsels of France fallen into the sea and gathered up by England". The climate is mild, the cuisine has a wonderful French flair plus British traditions.

 

Travel details

Tour profile:

average level with strenuous passages, some differences in heights from creeks to crags

TOUR COURSE from/to:

Day 1: Saint-Malo

Individual arrival.

Day 2: Saint-Malo - Island Jersey, approx. 34 km/21 miles

The day starts with the ferry ride to the island of Jersey. The bike tour takes you to the southeast of the island across the harbor Rocque and Grouville Marsh to St Helier. Along the way you will discover beautiful landscapes and the rich history of the island from "Dolmen Faldouet" and the fortification "Martello Towers"

Day 3: Roundtrip Island Jersey, approx. 39 km/24 miles

Discover magnificent cliff paths that hug the coast and offer views of stunning harbors and rocky seascapes before dipping down into picturesque coves and villages. By bicycle you visit the Port of St.Aubin, which was the first of the island. Today's highlight is the ruined castle Grosnez.

Day 4: Roundtrip Island Jersey, approx. 34 km/21 miles

The bike tour along tree-lined green lanes starts in St Helier and takes you through the inland with its pretty countryside, old stone farmhouses and beautiful flowers to the bay of St Aubin. Visit the breathtaking beach at Lecq which was well known by pirates and smugglers in the past.

Day 5: Island Jersey -Island Guernsey, approx. 10-30 km/7-19 miles

After your breakfast you will have a ferry ride to the island of Guernsey. The greatest attraction are the coastlines with its towering cliffs and long swathes of golden sand. By bike you explore the town Jerbourg where you will have a scenic view to the Channel Islands and the French coast. 

Day 6: Roundtrip Island Guernsey, approx. 29 km/18 miles

You cycle from St. Peter to the imposing cliffs of Pleinmont Point. Discover the wild south coast of Guernsey before you will cycle back to St. Peter.

Day 7: Roundtrip Island Sark, approx. 15 km/10 miles

The island of Sark is just a 45-minjute boat ride from Guernsey, but set your watch back hundred of years. Many of the buildings date back several centuries, and the ones more recently built meld with the ancient ones. Cars are banned, the bike is the "King of the Road"! Along rugged cliffs you will find some small beautiful sandy or pebble beaches & bays. Do not miss the magnificent gardens of La Seigneurie. In the evening return to Guernsey.

Day 8: Island Guernsey - Saint-Malo

By boat you will return from Guernsey via Jersey or without any stop directly by boat to  St. Malo. Arrival at 5 p.m in St.Malo. Individual departure or extension.

TOUR COURSE Jersey - Guernsey:

Day 1: Island Jersey

Individual arrival to Jersey. Transfer from airport to start hotel.

Day 2: Roundtrip Island Jersey, approx. 34 km/21 miles

The bike tour takes you to the southeast of the island across the harbor Rocque and Grouville Marsh to St Helier. Along the way you will discover beautiful landscapes and the rich history of the island from "Dolmen Faldouet" and the fortification "Martello Towers"

Day 3: Roundtrip Island Jersey, approx. 39 km/24 miles

Discover magnificent cliff paths that hug the coast and offer views of stunning harbors and rocky seascapes before dipping down into picturesque coves and villages. By bicycle you visit the Port of St.Aubin, which was the first of the island. Today's highlight is the ruined castle Grosnez.

Day 4: Roundtrip Island Jersey, approx. 34 km/21 miles

The bike tour along tree-lined green lanes starts in St Helier and takes you through the inland with its pretty countryside, old stone farmhouses and beautiful flowers to the bay of St Aubin. Visit the breathtaking beach at Lecq which was well known by pirates and smugglers in the past.

Day 5: Island Jersey -Island Guernsey, approx. 10-30 km/7-19 miles

After your breakfast you will have a ferry ride to the island of Guernsey. The greatest attraction are the coastlines with its towering cliffs and long swathes of golden sand. By bike you explore the town Jerbourg where you will have a scenic view to the Channel Islands and the French coast. 

Day 6: Roundtrip Island Guernsey, approx. 29 km/18 miles

You cycle from St. Peter to the imposing cliffs of Pleinmont Point. Discover the wild south coast of Guernsey before you will cycle back to St. Peter.

Day 7: Rpundtrip Island Guernsey, approx. 15km/10 miles

The island of Sark is just a 45-minjute boat ride from Guernsey, but set your watch back hundred of years. Many of the buildings date back several centuries, and the ones more recently built meld with the ancient ones. Cars are banned, the bike is the "King of the Road"! Along rugged cliffs you will find some small beautiful sandy or pebble beaches & bays. Do not miss the magnificent gardens of La Seigneurie. In the evening return to Guernsey.

Day 8: Island Guernsey 

Transfer from the hotel to the airport. Individual departure or extension.

Tour details/Prices

Arrival day: daily

Dates: April 1st - Sept. 30th , 2014



Arrival | Parking | Departure
Airport: Paris Charles de Gaulle (by TGV from Paris Montparnasse - St Malo, 3 times a day, approx. 3 hours, about € 80,-/way). Jersey/Guernsey many flights from Switzerland, Germany and Austria via London. Direct flights from Hamburg / Munich / Düsseldorf with Lufthansa or Air Berlin (about € 130, -/way, approx. 2 hours)
Train Station: Good train connections to St. Malo from Paris Montparnasse by TGV (3 times a day, takes about 3 hours, about € 70,-/way)  
Parking: at the first hotel, reservation possible, payable locally, approx. € 9-14/day
Transfer: train station St. Malo- start hotel with public transportation approx. € 2/way, taxi approx. € 10/way

Accomodation:
cat.A: national 3* hotels
cat.B: national 2* hotels + guest houses

Included services St. Malo - St. Malo:
+ 7 nights in rooms with private facilities/breakfast
+ 5x ferries: St. Malo- Jersey, Jersey- Guernsey, Guernsey- St.Malo, Guernsey- Sark-Guernsey
+ luggage transportation (day 2+5+8)
+ 1 handlebar bag with maps and information material per room
+ if dinner option is booked: 6x dinner, St.Malo only breakfast

Included services Jersey - Guernsey:
+ 7 nights in rooms with private facilities/breakfast
+ 3x ferries: Jersey- Guernsey, Guernsey- Sark-Guernsey
+ luggage transportation (day 1+5+8)
+ transfer airport Jersey - hotel (day 1)
+ transfer hotel - airport Guernsey (day 8)
+ 1 handlebar bag with maps and information material per room
+ if dinner option is booked: 7x dinner

Bikes inclusive panniers:
21-speed trekking bike with helmet & carrier

Discounts:
Additional/extra bed in double with 2 full paying adults on request

Others informations:
There is an limited extent to take your own bike with you because of the ferries, luggage transfer on day 2 to the landing stage has to be done on your own (from/to St. Malo version).

tourprice per person in €

tourprice

jersey-guernsey

ST. Malo

cat. B double room

649

740

cat. B single room

766

909

cat. B dinner option

143

123

cat. A double room

974

1071

cat. A single room

1494

1571

cat. A dinner option

208

182

BICYCLE INCL. PANNIERS

21-speed

108

extranight

jersey

st.malo

guernsey

cat. B double room

71

70

63

cat. B single room

96

129

95

cat. A double room

83

90

135

cat. A single room

155

143

205


Contact
Michael Hainitz
Tel.: 0043 1 405 38 73 19
E-mail: mhainitz    radreisen.at

 

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