Jersey Battle of the Flowers

Jersey Battle of the Flowers

3 night stay in Jersey including tickets to the famous Jersey Battle of the Flowers, with optional transfers and Island tour

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3 night stay in Jersey including tickets to the famous Jersey Battle of the Flowers, with optional transfers and Island tour

The famous Jersey Battle of the Flowers was first staged in 1902 in celebration of the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. Over the past century the event has grown to become one of the largest floral carnivals in Europe. This tour combines pavement seats for both the Grand Parade and the Moonlight Parade with an optional Island Tour and free time to relax in the hotel or explore St Helier.

Wed 8th Aug 2018

Make your own travel arrangements to Jersey. If selected as an add on, your coach transfer will collect you at the Airport or Port and transfer you to the Merton Hotel, your base for the next 3 nights. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore St Helier.

Thurs 9th Aug 2018

Enjoy a relaxing morning (why not check out the fabulous leisure facilities the hotel has to offer before you take your pavement seats for the Grand Parade. Listen out for the cry of Let Battle Commence!, the signal for the parade of flower-festooned floats to start its two-hour procession, accompanied by musicians, dancers and bands.

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Fri 10th Aug 2018

This morning depart on your full-day island tour of Jersey by coach, taking in some fascinating sights, including the Corbiere Lighthouse, St Elizabeth Castle, and St Matthew’s (glass) Church.

Later this evening take your pavement seats for the climax of the carnival, the Moonlight Parade. The floats are festooned with thousands of illuminated lights giving a magical appearance. The parade lasts around an hour and is followed by a fireworks display.

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Sat 11th Aug 2018

This morning, after breakfast, check out of your hotel and make your own way home.

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Wednesday 8th - Saturday 11th August 2018

 

Tour includes:

  • ABTA protection

  • 3 nights bed and breakfast at the Merton Hotel

  • Pavement seats for the Grand Parade and Moonlight Parade

 

The Merton Hotel, Jersey ***

Located just 15 minutes walk from the centre of St Helier. The hotel offers two restaurants, a large open space lounge, sun terrace and gardens. Facilities include a bar, indoor aquadome and lift to most floors.

 

 

 

 

Optional Transport Bundle in Jersey includes:

  • Return Airport/Port transfers

  • Full day Island Tour

£38.00 per person supplement (please select when making your booking)

 

Additional Information:

 

***For bookings made over the telephone an additional fee of £10 per person will be charged.  Bookings made on-line do not incur any additional fees***

 

Please note this tour does not include transport to and from Jersey

 

Non-refundable £50.00 deposit required to book your place and the balance payment due by Wednesday 30 May 2018

 

Family rooms available at £728.00 per room (based on 2 adults and 2 children, aged under age of 11, in a double bed and bunk bed)

Please select the number of passengers before proceeding.

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