Jersey: Occupation and Liberation Tour

Tour Includes

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 1 lunch & 7 evening meals
  • Specialist Occupation Guide

8 Days from $1,404 per person

Jersey – Occupation and Liberation Tour

The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be 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.

8-Day Tour – Jersey – Occupation and Liberation

Day 1

Join your tour group at the Jersey hotel this evening.

*Dinner Included

Day 2 – Free Time

Free for you to relax and do as you please.

*English Breakfast & Dinner Included

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. 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.

*English Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

HIGHLIGHTS  ★ 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.

*Breakfast & Dinner Included

HIGHLIGHTS  ★ 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.

*Breakfast & Dinner Included

HIGHLIGHTS  ★ Noirmont Point Command Bunker  ★ Corbiere

★ Channel Islands Military Museum  ★ Moltke Battery at Les Landes

Day 6 – 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

Day 6 – 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.

*Breakfast & Dinner Included

HIGHLIGHTS  ★ Battle of Britain Display

Day 7 – Free Time

Free for you to relax and do as you please.

*English Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 8

Our tour ends this morning after breakfast.

*Breakfast Included

Departure Dates & Prices

Departs:Duration:Travel By:Price from:Tour Ref:
Saturday 4th May 20198 DaysExecutive Coach$1,404K8JOCC/1
Saturday 7th Sept 20198 DaysExecutive Coach$1,461K8JOCC/1
Monday 4th May 20208 DaysExecutive Coach$1,423K8JOCC/1

Jersey – Occupation and Liberation Tour

8 Days from $1,404 per person
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This tour travels on our Executive coach.


You will stay for seven nights at the 3-star Mayfair Hotel. Located only a 10-minute stroll from the main shopping streets of Jersey’s delightful capital, this friendly hotel offers a variety of facilities including dining room, coffee shop, lounge and indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi and steam room. There is also an outdoor sun terrace with sun beds, tables and chairs with parasols, a games room and gym. The Mayfair also has three lifts and ground level access to the reception.

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Jersey – Occupation and Liberation Tour

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Tours are operated in conjunction with our UK partner, Leger Holidays.

Please note: Itineraries are subject to change due to operational reasons. Any changes will be advised closer to the time of departure.