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INTERESTS SPECIAL Observation tower at Les Landes Jersey – Occupation and Liberation 8 days from £799 & The Battle of Britain Air Display 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 72nd anniversary of Liberation Day, whilst the September departure takes in the Battle of Britain Air Display. 52 Call one of our helpful travel advisers now on 01709 385 615 Includes... • 7 nights hotel with English breakfast, 1 lunch & 7 evening meals • Specialist Occupation Guide • Battlefield visits as described • Return scheduled flights to Jersey and airport transfers in Jersey Plus... • Entrance to museums and places of interest (extra cost) Flights... Flights to/from Jersey are available from a selection of U.K. airports – call or see our website for details. Day 1 Fly to Jersey where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a seven-night stay. Tonight begins with a welcome drink and introductory talk. D Day 2 Jersey War Tunnels & 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. B,L,D Day 3 Free Time Free for you to relax and do as you please. B,D Day 4 Corbieres & Channel Island Military Museum Guided by Ian Ronayne, we spend the day visiting a number of World War II 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 Day 5 Liberation Day (May 6th 2017 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. Battle of Britain Day (September 5th 2017 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 Day 6 Occupation Walk A morning guided ‘Occupation Walk’ around St. Helier, taking in all the many historic sites, memorials and monuments. We end at the awardwinning Maritime Museum in St. Helier and the Occupation Tapestry Gallery. Free afternoon. B,D Day 7 Free Time Free for you to relax and do as you please. B,D Day 8 Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the U.K. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner By Air Tour Code: K8JOCC May 6 2017 £799 Sep 5 2017 £849 Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; travel insurance essential, call or see website for details; single room supplement £179; flight supplements where applicable. Please note the order of the itinerary may be subject to change. Liberation Square, St. Helier Your Hotel 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, gym, three lifts and ground level access to the reception. For full hotel and itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/joc


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