First staged in 1902 in celebration of a Royal Coronation, the Jersey Battle of Flowers has since grown to become one of the largest floral carnivals in Europe and without doubt a major highlight in Jersey’s summer calendar. Enjoy grandstand seats for the main event and take in some of the beautiful scenery this wonderful island has to offer.
Day 1 An early pick up from your home to join the coach to Southampton Airport for the short ﬂight to Jersey with Flybe. On arrival you will be transferred by local coach to your hotel.
Day 2 We have a full day tour of the island to experience the stunning coastline, enchanting lanes, wooded valleys and picturesque villages.
Day 3 A free day to enjoy St Helier, or visit the Gerald Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Your tour escort may be able to arrange a boat trip to Sark. (Subject to tides. Entrances not included.)
Day 4 An afternoon excursion with an included cream tea to Samarès Manor with its ﬁne botanic gardens and rural life museum.
Day 5 Spend the morning relaxing in town and then we take our seats in the grandstand for the 2019 Battle of Flowers. Fabulous ﬂoats festooned with ﬂowers parade through the crowd, accompanied by musicians, dancers and bands, creating carnival magic! Stay in town to enjoy the atmosphere or return to our hotel by coach.
Day 6 A free day. There is an option to attend the Moonlight Parade after dinner this evening, please enquire on booking. (Extra cost. Transport not included.)
Day 7 You will be collected from the hotel by local coach and taken to the airport for your scheduled ﬂight to Southampton. On arrival you will be met by a Woods coach and taken back to the taxis and your home.
Located in the parish of St Saviour in St Helier, about 10 minutes walk from the town centre and sea front. A modern hotel with a range of facilities including heated indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, steam room, gym, bar, restaurant, lounges and some evening entertainment. All rooms have TV, telephone, ironing facilities, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has WiFi and a lift to most rooms.