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Channel islands

During your stay at Castels Château de Lez-Eaux campsite discover the wonderfull Channel Islands, Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Alderney.

Departures are from Granville at 15 minutes from Castels Château de Lez-Eaux campsite.

The company called Manches îles express operate link between the Channel islands Jersey – Guernsey – Sark et Alderney  since 12 years.

You will be able to reserve your crossing ferry for the islands at the reception of the campsite before or during your stay.

The Channel islands

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Jersey is called  the « flower island ». It’s the biggest island of the Channel islands. It’s a beautifull town with magnificient landscapes.

At only 40 miles of Granville coastline, 1hour 20 minutes of ferry. Offer yourselves an escapade during your stay at Lez-Eaux campsite.

 

To do on the island:

  • Shopping: duty free on the ferry (
  • go hiking
  • Visit Jersey War Tunnel
  • Guidded tour of the islands with a standard bus or vintage bus.
  • Visit the Mont Orgueil Castle
  • Tamba park
  • Zoo Durrall Wildlife
  • International Automobile Festival from 2nd to 5th June
  • 10th and 11th August The Battle of Flowers
  • 2nd and 3rd september Jersey live music festival
  • 7th september International Jersey Air Display

Guernsey

Guernsey is called « the green islands ». It’s became famous through the French writer Victor Hugo. Guernsey is a pacefull islands where time seems to have stood still.Guernesey

To do on the island:

  • visit Hauteville House, the Victor Hugo’s house.
  • Saint Peter’s Harbour
  • go hiking around the wild cliffs or in the green countryside
  • Sausmarez Manor
  • Guidded tour of the islands with a  bus
  • Carnival  of « St Peter port » from 23rd July until 6th August.
  • 23rd and 24th August The Battle of Flowers
  • From the 1st until the 30th september Guernsey international food festival

Sark

Sark is called « Feudal island ». Sark is the smallest island of the Channels islands. There are no motor vehicles except 1 tractor. You can cycle, walk or use a horse-drawn carriage.  Come to relax and admire bucolic countryside at only few kilometers from the Normandy coasts.balade à sercq

To do on the island:

  • go hiking around the wild cliffs or in the green countryside.
  • From 30th of june until  2nd of july Folk music festival
  • Sheep race from 21rst until 23rd July
  • trip on a horse-drawn carriage
  • Seigneurie gardens
  • relax and have a break

 

Alderney

Alderney is called « the wild island ». It’s the island of the Channel islands the closest as Normandy coasts. Visits the beautifull and architectural village of Ste Anne. On Alderney islands your can practice hiking, cycling, fishing, sailing and of course relaxing on one of the magnificient bays.

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To do on the island:

  • Trip on the railway
  • The Nunnery
  • Visit the Mannez lighthouse
  • Alderney museum
  • Hiking
  • Boat trip to observe the local fauna and flora
  • Guided visit of Ste Anne’s village

 

Ferry company Manche îles Express

The company Manche îles expressEnsure connections with the Channel islands from habours of : Granville – Diélette and Carteret.

She has 2 highspeed vessels called « Granville » and « Victor Hugo ».

Vessel the « Granville »41b3130286d3adc4d854b9563dadfab9

The vessel the « Granville ensure mainly departures from Granville.

  • 245 passengers
  • 41 meters in lenght
  • Air-conditioned
  • Acces to the exterior deck.
  • « Duty free » ferry shops

 

 

Vessel the « Victor Hugo »Manche_Iles_Express

The vessel the « Victor Hugo » ensure mainly departures from Carteret and Diélette.

  • 195 passengers
  • 35 meters in lenght
  • Air-conditioned
  • « Duty free » ferry shops

Do not forget:

If you want to book we will need valid ID or passport of everyone (adult – kids and baby)

You can reserve at the campsite reception.

 

See you soon in Castels campsite Château de Lez-Eaux, in Normandy, at a stone throw away from Mont Saint Michel.

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