JERSEY – THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

The beautiful Jersey coastline. Photo, high50

The largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey is just off the coast of Normandy, in the Bay of St Malo, and easily accessed from a couple of French ports, by direct ferry from Guernsey and from the UK.  Only 8 kms long and 14 kms wide, the long stretches of beautiful beaches and bays along its coast are never more than ten minutes away.  

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THE CHANNEL ISLANDS – GUERNSEY & JERSEY

 

St Peter Port harbour. Photo, Eurotravelogue

These two beautiful islands off the coasts of Brittany and Normandy form part of the larger group known in English-speaking countries as the Channel Islands, or les Iles de la Manche from the French perspective.  Easily accessible by the regular car ferries plying back and forth from St Malo a couple of times a day, they offer a fascinating, and quite unique, addition to a European itinerary.

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